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Type Working Paper
Title Bamboo paper production and religious use by the Lanten Yao in Northern Lao PDR
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Publication (Day/Month/Year) 2006
URL http://scholarspace.manoa.hawaii.edu/bitstream/10125/240/4/I1547-3465-04-097.pdf
Abstract
This photo essay demonstrates the method of producing bamboo paper by the Lanten Yao in northern Lao PDR and discusses the roles of bamboo paper in religious ceremonies. While in the past bamboo paper is likely to have had several uses in Lanten society, the use of bamboo paper is now limited to religious activities, where it cannot be replace by any other material.

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