1. An enclave covered with bamboo forest in Wenzhou, Zhejiang province, Zeya is known for its traditional papermaking, which involves more than 100 steps. 2. Fresh bamboo is first soaked in lime water. 3. Soaked bamboo is mashed by trip hammers. 4. A villager dips a bamboo curtain model in and out of a sink filled with bamboo pulp. Then pulp forms sheets of paper on the model. 5. Paper is spread on the road and dried in the sun. 6. Paper is cut into various sizes and is ready for sale. Photos by Zhang Zixuan / China Daily
"I speak the language I love, for that is me myself, I teach the language I love to children, to let them know who they are." Huang and her husband Guo, a Naxi Dongba culture scholar, have set up a class in 1999 at Huangshan Primary School to pass on Dongba culture, which they run every Thursday afternoon.
They teach children the Naxi language and culture.