Co Lao Ethnic Group

The Co Lao ethnic group, or Ke Lao live in Dong Van and Hoang Su Phi districts in Ha Giang Province. Each village has about 15 to 20 households. The Co Lao houses are built colaolevel with the ground. A patriarchal system has been adopted. During pregnancy, Co Lao women observe strict abstinence to facilitate[…]

Co Ho Ethnic Group

The Co Ho ethnic group, or Xre, Nop, Co lon, Chil, Lat, Tring live in Di Linh Plateau of Lam Dong Province. The young Co Ho women play an active role in marriage. Monogamy is cohopracticed in Co Ho society. After the wedding, the groom comes to live with his wife’s family. The Co Ho[…]