lu Mien
Indigenous Group lu Mien (Also Known as Mien, Yao, Yui Mien)
Location Thailand, Phayao, Nan, Chiang Rai, Chiang Mai provinces
Estimated Population 40,000 (1995, Tribal Research Institute of Chiang Mai)
Environment Highland Forest
Lifestyle Sedentary
Subsistence Agriculture
Level of Assimilation Assimilated
Language Family lu Mien
Classification: Hmong-Mien, Mienic, Mian-Jin
Alternate names: Mien, Yao, Mian, Myen, Yiu Mien, Youmian, Highland Yao, Pan Yao

Dialects: Chiangrai
Website URLs Ethnologue report of language code: ium
Country Studies
Lu Mien
Chiangmai Handicrafts
Joshua Project
Haffenreffer Museum
NGOs Hill Area Development Foundation HADF
Mirror Art Group (MAG)