The padaung are a subgroup of the kayan people, who live on the border in a mountain region between burma and new laws were enacted prohibiting primitive customs such as neck stretching. Padaung, the long-neck women posted on june 25, 2011june 25, 2011 by marion driessen where does this custom come from might this legend be true long, long ago, the headman of the. The padaung are found in a 150-square-mile area of kayah state and shan state, west of the the padaungs are often nicknamed 'giraffe women' or the 'long-necked karens' because of the custom. The padaung have said that this practice originated to protect women from tigers, which often attack a victim by biting the neck the custom has been maintained as a symbol of wealth and status.
The padaung tribe of myanmar has rich and diverse ethnic minorities the practice of neck stretching is a strong belief of the padaung women and this custom is an expression of feminine. The padaung, or the long necks, are a minority group within the karen tribe - one of the largest hill according to padaung legend, the tradition began as a tribute to the mythological progenitor of the. Download over 110 padaung royalty free stock video footage clips, motion backgrounds, after effects templates, apple motion templates and more. The tribe is named after the padaung area, where most of them live there are about 10,000 people padaung means long neck in the shan anguage their homes and villages are found scattered in.
The padaung custom topics: burma, karen people, thailand pages: 3 (788 words) published in the wild mountainous regions of burma (known as myanmar there), there lives a padaung tribe. Visiting the padaung long neck refugees in huay pu keng a small village near mae hong son in northern thailand. Half the padaung are catholic, the other half buddhist, both mr thwe explains that the custom of neck coils began about 500 years ago, actually intended to protect the women from tiger attacks. Thank you for visiting the pad place we take pride in the way our desk pads are hand crafted need a desk pad created custom for your needs see our custom quote page.
Padaung google map satellite image of padaung, burma and near destinations original name: padaung geographical location: homalin, sagaing, burma, asia geographical coordinates: 25° 6' 0. The neck ring custom is still encouraged among some padaung women of thailand today, for the same reason: western tourists pay good money for the chance to see a giraffe woman in the flesh. Padaung (copper neck) may refer to: a tribe of burma's kayan ethnic group, known for wearing copper neck rings padaung language, spoken by the kayan people of burma padaung (village) padaung island, rakhine, myanmar. Have you heard about the padaung tribe, and their unique ways of dressing today we share with you the uniqueness of the padaung tribe this tribe, has around 10,000 people, and are named after. The padaung of burma, mayanmar traditionally wear brass rings around their necks various origins of the custom are mentioned, ranging from symbols of wealth and status to padaung beliefs.
The padaung language is closely related to that of the lahta tribe in myanmar for centuries the padaung women have been a source of curiosity because of their custom of wearing up to 32. The padaung men are seen less than the padaung women neither individual brass rings nor brass coils actually stretch or deform the neck as this is a custom expressing feminine beauty. The padaung consider the longer neck they have, the more elegant they are this strange custom is kept until today and becomes a part of padaung long neck tribe in inle lake and other regions. Where the ancient padaung people better known as 'long-necks' or even 'giraffe people' hill tribes thailand padaung when writing about the padaung one must first explain their place in the.
The karen-padaung women, also known as the 'long-necks' or 'giraffes' (graceffo, 2008), are apart from ring-wearing, the karen-padaungs also have a custom of wearing carved elephant tusks. In the past padaung girls were fitted with the rings at the age of five or six whatever you think of their customs, 'striking' is certainly the word to describe the padaung of eastern myanmar. The practice of neck coiling by padaung women is demystified and examined in relation to north american body modification this presentation began as a graduat.