Cooking a meal - SupChina

Cooking a meal

Yi women are preparing a meal in their village near Shaxi, Yunnan Province. The Yi people are among the 40 minorities whose cultures were linked by the Tea Horse Road, an ancient trade route. The women are known for their colorful and distinctive costumes.

Michael Yamashita

Michael Yamashita is an award-winning photographer who has been shooting for National Geographic magazine for more than 30 years. He specialized in Asia after spending seven years in the region following his graduation from Wesleyan University.