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Woman sewing People's Republic stars in Kazakh Village, Western China

This is a Uighur woman performing for tourists at an attraction in Western China called Kazakh Village. She is in traditional Uighur dress in a yurt, but embroidering stars like those in the flag of the People's Republic of China on a piece of fabric. The Han Chinese are swiftly moving into this region and displacing the ethnic Kazakh and Uighur people.

TAGS: China, Uighur

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Branford, Connecticut, United States of America
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© Lisa Kereszi.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 08.2017
Total Views: 26
Filed Under: Travel
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Date Uploaded: June 25, 2018, 9:11 p.m.
Camera Make: SONY
Camera Model: DSC-RX1RM2
Focal Length: 35mm
Shutter Speed: 1/100
Aperture: f2.5
ISO: ISO500
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PHOTO LOCATION somewhere between Urumqi and Karamay, China