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Laos was once known as Lan Xang, meaning "the Kingdom of a Million Elephants." It was given the name by King Fa Ngum in 1353.... Learn More
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In a home setting, meals are served while siting on a mat. The Lao eat with a fork in the left hand and a... Learn More
In their Language...
Some ethnic minority languages have never been codified in written form. A small percentage of older people and those who attended high school prior to... Learn More
The eldest man is the patriarch of the family. The Lao have great respect for their parents and elders. Among the Hmong, the household... Learn More
Lao women wear western- style blouses with colorful calf-length, sarong-style skirts made of locally hand-woven materials in multicolor designs and fastened with a silver link... Learn More