Karen is a group of languages spoken by around 3 million people in Burma and Thailand. They are thought to be related to the Tibeto-Burman language family, though it is unclear exactly how. They are spoken by the Karen people, who are also known as Kayin or Kariang in English, Per Ploan Poe or Ploan in Poe Karen, and Pwa Ka Nyaw or Kanyaw in Sgaw Karen, and who live mainly in Karen State in the south and southeast of Burma (Myanmar), and also in Thailand. (...)

Karen is a group of languages spoken by around 3 million people in Burma and Thailand. They are thought to be related to the Tibeto-Burman language family, though it is unclear exactly how. They are spoken by the Karen people, who are also known as Kayin or Kariang in English, Per Ploan Poe or Ploan in Poe Karen, and Pwa Ka Nyaw or Kanyaw in Sgaw Karen, and who live mainly in Karen State in the south and southeast of Burma (Myanmar), and also in Thailand. (...)

a Karen girl sitting in her house. this photo had been taken at her small village near Mae La refugee camp, border of Myanmar.

a Karen girl sitting in her house. this photo had been taken at her small village near Mae La refugee camp, border of Myanmar.

Karen People - Visit the website to access an informative pdf file: "Karen People: culture, faith & history"

Karen People - Visit the website to access an informative pdf file: "Karen People: culture, faith & history"

Karen people - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Karen people - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

I think this picture beautiful because Karen army try to protest Karen people for being killed or torture by Burma government army. Because Burma government  try to take every Ethnic group land in Burma.Still today Karen army fight for Karen people rights and freedom in Karen state in Burma.Most of Karen people don't live in Karen state anymore because Burma army all most every where in Karen state.Today a lot of  Karen people live in refugee camps in Thailand & some are live in other…

I think this picture beautiful because Karen army try to protest Karen people for being killed or torture by Burma government army. Because Burma government try to take every Ethnic group land in Burma.Still today Karen army fight for Karen people rights and freedom in Karen state in Burma.Most of Karen people don't live in Karen state anymore because Burma army all most every where in Karen state.Today a lot of Karen people live in refugee camps in Thailand & some are live in other…

Documentary about the Karen people in Burma... many of my students are Karen refugees.

Documentary about the Karen people in Burma... many of my students are Karen refugees.

"Genuine People" by jesicacecillia ❤ liked on Polyvore featuring Genuine_People, A Détacher, HUF, Aesop, Karen Walker, Diptyque, Monki, Nikon, Chanel and Retrò

"Genuine People" by jesicacecillia ❤ liked on Polyvore featuring Genuine_People, A Détacher, HUF, Aesop, Karen Walker, Diptyque, Monki, Nikon, Chanel and Retrò

Karen Gillan

Karen Gillan

A girl of the "Big-Ear" Karen people in Nai Soi, a refugee village close to the Burmese border in Mae Hong Son, Thailand, potographer, Anders Ryman

A girl of the "Big-Ear" Karen people in Nai Soi, a refugee village close to the Burmese border in Mae Hong Son, Thailand, potographer, Anders Ryman

Myanmar | A Hair comb from the Karen people | Silver | 20th century

Myanmar | A Hair comb from the Karen people | Silver | 20th century

I'm not saying my generation is without flaws, but it's kind of unfair to paint us all with the same brush when we're at a disadvantage compared to the previous generation

I'm not saying my generation is without flaws, but it's kind of unfair to paint us all with the same brush when we're at a disadvantage compared to the previous generation

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