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    La Chi ethnic in Ha giang

    The La Chi ethnic people in Ha Giang Province have a population of roughly 10,765. They live on the mountain, which is 2,000 metres above sea level.

    The typical La Chi house is built on stilts has three apartments and an ancestral altar in the largest apartment. Each household has its own drums and gongs which are used in ritual ceremonies conducted by the head of the family lineage. Children take the family name of their fathers. As part of the wedding presents, the groom's family has to offer the amount of money that was needed to pay for the bride's upbringing. The 7th Lunar Month Festival is the largest and merriest activity of the La Chi culture.

    The La Chi economy is grounded in growing wet rice in terraced fields in addition to weaving and indigo dyeing. The La Chi live a sedentary life that revolves around villages.
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