China's Heilongjiang Province (13 images)

The Northern frontier province of Heilongjiang borders Russia and is home to one of China's vanishing ethnic minorities, the Hezhen.
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Members of Northern China's Hezhen ethnic minority perform a traditional welcoming dance at a park in Fuyuan, a frontier town in China's northern Heilongjiang Province on August 4, 2013. The Hezhen are among China's vanishing ethnic minorities as development and urbanization pressures compete with traditional ways of life. UPI/Stephen Shaver
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