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|Traditional religion, Theravada Buddhism|
The Khuen have appeared in research under several different English spellings including Khuen, Kuan, Kuanhua, Kween, Khween, and Khouen.
The Khuen speak a language also called Khuen, which is a Khmuic language. The Khmuic languages are Austro-Asiatic. There is some debate as to whether the Khmuic languages are of the Mon-Khmer branch, but the majority opinion is that they are not.
- Population in Laos: 8000 in Luang Namtha Province
- Population in China: 1500, centered on Jinghong in Southern China
- Population in United States: Unknown
As a fellow member of the larger Khmuic ethnic group, many aspects of Khuen culture are similar to the Khmu. Family names are usually the names of sacred animals or plants. It is taboo for a Khuen person to touch the animal or plant that bears his or her family name.
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