TAASA TEXTILE STUDY GROUP, NSW – TAASA Review June 2016
The Ka Tu of Southern Laos 8 March 2016 Sandy Watson opened our TSG year with an introduction to the Ka Tu people and their weavings.
The Ka Tu are a part of the MonKhmer people.
Traditionally inhabiting the Annamite ranges between Laos and Vietnam, they live along the Upper Xekong River and on the watershed of the Songboung River, with some relocation more recently to settlements on the Boloven Plateau. Though eroding, this ethnic group retains its animist beliefs and culture...