HPA2015  Performance Award

Song Fuzhou (China)

Time: 2004-2013

Place: Rongcheng City, Shandong Province, China

Nationality: Yi

There is a group of the Yi People originally living in the inland of China, who now will come to Rongcheng in Shandong province for work from May to July each year, which a harvest time for seaweed, so their main job is to dry the seaweed. At 3 am in the morning, male workers will follow local fishermen to harvest the seaweed from the sea, female workers are mostly in charge of drying the seaweed, who have to bend down & up for tens of thousands of times a day in the dying area. Then, they need to get a bundle of 40 pieces of seaweed and tie them well, and even cover all the seaweed well during a rainy day.





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