Akha


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Noun1.Akha - a Loloish language
Loloish - languages spoken by hill tribes in northern Burma and neighboring areas
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The launch ceremony was brought to life by performances from the Shan, Lahu and Akha traditional dance groups which also represent the majority of the ethnic tribes present in the projects targeted area.
Maryam Mobini (1), MD; Ozra Akha (1), MD; Hafez Fakheri (2), MD; Hadi Majidi (3), MD; Sanam Fattahi (4), MD
A-POE-la-pi is an elderly member of the Akha, a hill tribe people who live on the mountain ranges of Yunman Province in China.
I never dreamed I would see him in my lifetime," said Meo, an 81-year-old from the Akha minority in Shan state.
Doi Pha Mee, which literally means 'Bear Mountain,' is home to a community of hospitable people who still follow the decades-old Akha hill tribe custom and tradition.
These included such previously undemarcated groups as Akha, Kayan and Lahu, as well as Bamar.
migrants, Karen, Akha, Lahu, Tai Lue, and Lisu--from the 17 northern
Lisa See's enlightening new novel offers her readers multiple storylines, each of which focuses on the engaging character of LiYan, a member of the Akha tribe of Yunnan Province, one of China's ethnic minorities.
The TAEC museum houses four permanent exhibitions representing the country's most well-known ethnic groups--the Akha, Hmong, Tai Lue, and Kmhmu.
Governing minorities and development in Xishuangbanna, China: Akha and Dai rubber farmers as entrepreneurs.
For example, interviews in Chiang Rai among the Akha (5) sex worker community revealed that female sex workers often trusted their mama sans.
In Beyond Fair Trade, Mark Pendergrast focuses on Inow tine Doi Chaang Coffee Company--a joint venture between the Akha people in Northern Thailand and a former Canadian mining venture capitalis t--has impacted the lives of tribal people living in the village of Doi Chang.