Weihua Tan

Weihua Tan
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Biographical Information:Weihua Tan is a graduate student in Ethnology at Jishou University, Hunan Province, China. She is from the Miao nation from which she drew her inspiration for the present article.
The Miao are a linguistically and culturally related group of people recognized by the government of the People's Republic of China as one of the 55 indigenous nationalities. Miao is a Chinese term and does not reflect the self-designations of the component sub-groups, which include (with some variant spellings) Hmong/Mong, Hmu, A Hmao,and Kho (Qho) Xiong.
The Miao live primarily in southern China, in the provinces of Guizhou, Hunan, Yunnan, Sichuan, Guangxi, Hainan, Guangdong, and Hubei. She studied with Dr. Amy Eisenberg a CWIS Associate Scholar in 2006.