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Cultural Shifts for Korean Ethnic Group

Within China there are fifty-five recognized ethnic minority groups. These groups today feel pressure to integrate into modern society. Most groups try to retain their traditions, but in order to make a living, most are forced to give up on their traditional lifestyles and focus on the attraction of tourism. This shift in lifestyles is […]

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Koreans in China: “Model Minority”

With 56 different minority groups inhabiting China, what does it mean to be the “model minority”? The migration of Koreans into China’s northern borders began as far back as the Yuan dynasty. Today, more than 2 million Koreans live in China as one of the 56 minority groups and are often considered the “model minority”. […]

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