Tai Dón people
|Regions with significant populations|
|Tai Kao, Lao, others|
|Animist, Theravada Buddhism, Christianity|
There are approximately 280,000 White Tai in Vietnam (2002), 200,000 in Laos (1995) and 10,000 in Yunan province, China (1995).
Men are the heads of White Tai households, although division of labor is nearly equal.
The White Tai believe in multiple personal souls and hold ceremonies to recall those souls to strengthen their character.