An ethnic Chin woman of the Muun sub-tribe with traditional tattooed face smokes a pipe in Kyar Do village. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)
Chin women of the Muun sub-tribe with traditional tattooed faces hold their babies. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)
An ethnic Chin woman of the Daai sub-tribe.(PHOTO: AP)

The colourful lives of the Chin

Associated Press photographer Gemunu Amarsinghe recently submitted a photo essay from Chin state where ancient traditions and a rich culture struggle to prevail against a history of religious conversion, Burmese…