Xinh Mun people

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Regions with significant populations
 Vietnam 23,278 (2009)[1]
 Laos
Languages
Ksingmul, Puoc, Vietnamese, Lao
Religion
Animism, Buddhism[2]

The Xinh Mun (or Con Pua, Puộc, or Pụa) is an ethnic group living primarily in the provinces of Sơn La and Lai Châu, in northwestern Vietnam. The group numbers approximately 18,018 people and its language is in the Khmuic languages group of the Mon–Khmer language family.

The Xinh Mun celebrate several festivals such as Muong A Ma, Ksaisatip, and Mạ Ma.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The 2009 Vietnam Population and Housing Census: Completed Results". General Statistics Office of Vietnam: Central Population and Housing Census Steering Committee. June 2010. p. 135. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ Puoc : A language of Viet Nam 

Further reading[edit]

  • Vì Văn Nèn. 2006. Bì Ta Háy và Bì Giềng Hà Miền: Lễ cầu phúc và lễ làm nhà mồ. Hà Nội: Nhà xuất bản khoa học xã hội.

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