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Myanmar, Burma, Kengtung. An Akha woman wearing traditional costume with a headdress of silver and beads. © John Warburton Lee.

Macedonia - Macedonian traditional costume, June 8, 2011. Radio Slobodna Evropa

.Winter clothing. Japan 19th Century via Sgt. Steiner.

Akha The Akha migrated from China to Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam over the past 200 years. Some of their villages can be found today in the far north of Laos, primarily Phongsaly and Luang Namtha provinces. Traditionally living in more upland areas, some Akha communities can be very remote.