Lesson 3: Exploring Clothing as an Aspect of Ritual

Carefully considered clothing is often an important part of a ritual. This lesson centers on the experience of wearing specialized clothing in particular environments and ritualistic ways of preparing it.




Explore the webpage on the Miao embroidery and silverwork as well as the webpage on the landscape of Juizhou Village. Imagine you are a writer who is working on a novel that partly takes place in Juizhou Village. Either: 1) write a short description on what it feels like to be one of the Miao woman dressed in her best clothes, dancing outside in the Juizhou landscape; or 2) create a short graphic novel about the same experience. Post your work.

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