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Khum Phaya Resort Spa 137 Moo 5 Tumbol Nong Pa Krang, Chiangmai 53000

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Lanna Palace 2004 Hotel 184 Chang Klan Road,
Chiang Mai 50100

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Imperial Mae Ping Hotel 153 Sridonchai Road,
Amphur Muang, Chiang Mai 50100
 
The Hmong or Meo - Hilltribes in North Thailand
 
 

The Hmong are divided in two sub-groups, White and Blue, and to be found in mountainous regions of China, Vietnam, Laos and Thailand. Chiang Mai Hilltribes: Hmong GirlThey are the most nomadic of the tribes, villages splitting and migrating to new areas to gain independence and the term "eo" has become a sort of collective name Thai people use for describing the hill tribe people in general.

Wherever they are they keep their traditions and as with all the other groups the most important is the New Year ceremony held at the end of the agricultural cycle, which usually coincides with the Christian Christmas or the new calendar year.

Basically it can be said that they have a desire to be left alone, to be independent. They will fight for space, for their future if they think it is threatened. In Thailand they sided with the communists because they were promised freedom; in Laos they sided with the anti-communist forces because communism threatened their culture.

The Hmong live in houses that sit right on the ground, not on stilts as do some other hilltribes. However, the main floor of their houses is not at ground level, but rests upon a kind of above-ground basement or root cellar that they use for food storage. For a long time the Hmong have supported themselves by the cultivation of opium poppy. Most of the Hmong people are turning from opium growing, and are now seeking to market their exquisite needlework in order to supplement their income.

Hmong women traditionally make clothing for their families from cotton or hemp. Their clothing is richly decorated with magnificent embroidery and silver jewelry. Blue Hmong women wear beautiful pleated skirts with bands of red, blue and white intricately embroidered. Jackets are of black satin, with widee orange and yellow embroidered cuffs and lapels. White Hmong women wear black baggy trousers with a long wide blue cummerbund. Their jackets are simple, with blue cuffs. Hmong men make crossbows, musical instruments, and other items of wood, bamboo and rattan. Many of the men are als skilled in blacksmithing and gunsmithing.

The Hmong are strict animists, whose shamans use dramatic methods to contact the spirits. So far there have been few converts to christianity or buddhism.

The Hmong are diligent and independent people, fond of wearing their silver ornaments during ceremonies and much devoted to the sky spirit they believe has created their own ancient way of life.

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Airport Resident
Amora Tapae Hotel
Angkhang Nature Resort
Aomdoi Resort
Arun Tara Hotel
Assaradevi Villa and Spa
At Niman
At Pingnakorn Hotel
Away Suwansawan Maerim
Ayatana Hamlet and Spa
B2 Premier Chiangmai Resort & Spa
Baan Canna Country Resortl
Baan Deva Montra Boutique Resort
Baan Gong Kham
Baan Saen Doi Resort & Spa
Baan Sing Kham
Ban Sabai Village Resort & Spa
Bann Tazala Boutique Hotel
Banthai Village
Belle Villa Resort
Bodhi Serene
Bossotel Inn
Botanic Resort
BP Chiang Mai City Hotel
Bulun Buri Resort
Buri Gallery House
Butterfly
C H Hotel
Centara Duangtawan Hotel
Chateau Chiangmai Hotel
Chiang Mai Orchid Hotel
Chiang Mai Plaza Hotel
Chiangmai Garden Hotel & Resort
Chiangmai Gate Hotel
Chiangmai Grandview Hotel
Chiangmai Hills 2000 Hotel
Chiangmai Phucome Hotel
Chiangmai Ratanakosin Hotel
Chiangmai Suandok Kaew Hotel
De Naga
Doi Kham Resort
Down Town Inn
Dreamcatchers Bed & Breakfast
DusitD2 Hotel Chiang Mai
Empress Hotel
Eurana Boutique Hotel
Fern Paradise
Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai
Fondcome Village Resort
Golden Cupids Hotel
Green Lake Resort
Hmong Hilltribe Lodge
Holiday Garden Hotel
Holiday Inn
Horizon Village
HUB53 Chiang Mai House
Imm Hotel Thaphae Chiang Mai
Imperial Chiang Mai Sports Clubs
Imperial Mae Ping Hotel
INSDA Luxery Private House
Jasmine Hills Lodge
Jirung Health Resort
Kantary Hills
Kaomai Lanna Resort
Khocha Sri Thani Chiang Mai
Kireethara Boutique Resort
Krisdadoi Chiangmai
Khum Phaya Resort & Spa
Lanna Mantra Relais
Lanna Palace 2004 Hotel
Lanna Resort
Lanna View Hotel & Resort
Lotus Pang Suan Kaew Hotel
Mae Rim Lagoon Hotel
Mae Sa Valley
Maekok River Village Resort
Manathai Village
Mandarin Oriental Dhara Dhevi
Maninarakorn Hotel
Marisa Resort & Spa
Montrara Happy House Hotel
Muang Gudi Lodge
Natural Wellness Resort
Na Thapae Hotel
Navasoung Resort
Noble Place
Oasis Hotel
Panviman Chiangmai Resort & Spa
Park Hotel
Phu Jaya Mini Resort
Plumeria Home
Pornping Tower
Portico 21
Proud Phu Fah
Puripunn Baby Grand Boutique
Rachamankha
Rainforest & Pornpiroon Hotel
Raming Lodge Hotel & Spa
Rarinjinda Wellness Spa Resort
Ratilanna Riverside Spa Resort
Rawee Waree Resort & Spa
Rimping Village
Royal Guest House
Royal Lanna Hotel
Royal Orchid Park
Royal Panerai Hotel
Royal Peninsula Hotel
Royal Princess Chiang Mai
Ruen Come In
Saimoonburi Resort
Scorpion Tailed Boat Village
Shewe Wana Boutique Resort Spa
Sinthana Resort
Sirilanna
Siripanna Villa Resort & Spa
Sri-Ping Resort
Star Hotel
Studio 99 Serviced Apartments
Suan Bua Resort & Spa
Sukantara Cascade Resort
Suriwongse Hotel
Tamarind Village
Taraburi Resort & Spa
Tarin Hotel
The Airport Greenery
The Amata Lanna Chiangmai
The Chedi Chiang Mai
The Dome Residence
The Eurasia Chiangmai Hotel
The Grand Napat
The International Hotel
The Karinthip Village
The Nest Chiangmai
The Rim Resort Chiang Mai
The Small Hotel
Tianna Garden Village
Touch Star Resort Inthanon
Tri Yaan Na Ros Colonial House
U Chiang Mai
Veranda Chiangmai High Resort
View Doi Art & Resort
Winner Inn Hotel
Yaang Come Village
Yesterday The Village
 

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