Oroqen People Celebrate Traditional Festival

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Oroqen youth compete in a tug of war during the traditional Gulunmuta Festival in Xin'e Oroqen Township, in Northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, on August 11, 2017. Gulunmuta means worshipping the God of Fire in the Oroqen language. The Oroqen minority group, with a population of more than 8,000, is one of the three smallest minority groups in China. During the festival, Oroqen people worship the God of Fire, they sing and dance around bonfires, and they participate in various traditional sports activities.

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