Nguyen Hoang Hoa, Nong Thi Hoai Thuong, Nong Thi Hoai Thuong, Nguyen Van Duy, Nguyen Van Duy


The article researches the “Lanh” symbol in the spiritual culture of the Hmong ethnic minority group in Dong Van Karst Plateau, Ha Giang province, Vietnam to indicate that Lanh is not just a plant that uses fibers to weave cloth for clothing and daily life. Besides, Lanh is the symbol of Hmong ethnic minority group. It is a symbol for the personality and soul of Hmong women. Discovering the symbol will be the key to opening the door to the culture, history, beliefs, religion, and human outlook of the Hmong people. Living scatteredly on the high mountainsides in the middle of the rocky plateau, the material life is still difficult, but the Hmong people have a rich spiritual life, contributing to the cultural diversity of the ethnic groups in Vietnam.


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