Vietnam has 54 ethnic minorities. French photographer Réhahn is documenting all of them
With International Women’s Day coming up on Mar. 8, former executive director of the International Women’s Development Agency Suzette Mitchell, talks about the role of women in Vietnam
An ongoing photographic exhibition at the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology in Hanoi documents Vietnam’s ethnic minorities as they looked and lived 60 years ago
According to posts on Facebook, Monday Dec. 22 was the last trading day of the traditional Sapa Market, the trading centre in the hill station city known for attracting colorfully dressed ethnic minorities.
Despite much of Vietnam lying in the tropics, few of us make the trip to the country’s rainforests. Nick Ross and Glen Riley headed three hours north of Ho Chi Minh City to Nam Cat Tien and discovered a national park with much to commend itself on
Often living on the edge of society, the montagnards — or mountain dwellers — are little understood. When they do come to the attention of the masses, it’s usually from the perspective of tourism. In Sapa, the various Hmong tribes emerge from their mountain dwellings to haggle and jibe, often speaking English or even French better than Vietnamese.