The Long Neck Women Of The Kayan Tribe

A tale of culture, controversy and exploitation

A Kayan woman with brass coils around her neck; Source: Culture Trip

TThe Kayan tribe of Northern Thailand, also referred to as the “Karen long-neck people”, are quite popular for wearing neck rings. Its women are known to wear brass neck rings made by burmese men, which appear to lengthen their necks.

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Yewande Ade

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