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Video from Dimen Village of Wu Meitz keeping the fire alive by adding more wood before getting her club to beat the bark into a paper pulp. She starts mashing the bark using the weight of the club and a small child watches her work.
Kam, Dong, Guizhou, China, Chinese Minority, Cultural preservation, Videos, Dimen Village, Crafts, Paper, Pulp preparation, Wu Meitz, 吴美芝
Dimen (地扪村), Liping, Qiandongnan, Guizhou, China
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Marie Anna Lee, c. 2019
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