Photo by @CristinaMittermeier
// For decades, the Tibetan minorities of Southwestern China, like these women from the Mosuo ethnic group in Yunnan, have endured marginalization and ethnocide. I felt privileged to spend time with the Mosuo people, an ethnic group that is particularly interesting because they are a matriarchy in which women are often the head of the house. Inheritance is decided through the female line, and women are he ones who make business decisions. In every matter of life, it is the matriarch who decides the fate of everyone in her household. As someone who really appreciates strong female leadership, I really enjoyed the time I spent in the company of these gentle and beautiful women. Their dresses, their language, their relationship to each other and to nature, hold great fascination for me.
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