SNAP­SHOTS OF A RICH HER­ITAGE

China Daily (Canada) - - XINJIANG -

The Xin­jiang Uygur au­ton­o­mous re­gion has been a long-stand­ing home to 13 eth­nic groups. Af­ter the found­ing of the Peo­ple’s Re­pub­lic of China in 1949, and the es­tab­lish­ment of the re­gion in 1955, its peo­ple have wit­nessed tremen­dous progress both eco­nom­i­cally and so­cially. A se­ries of pho­to­graphs, cho­sen by China Daily, high­light just some as­pects of the lives of the re­gion’s 22 mil­lion peo­ple.

ZHANG JIANGANG / FOR CHINA DAILY

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