The Khang people (Vietnamese: Kháng) are an Austro-Asiatic people of northwestern Vietnam. In 1999 their population was 10,272.
Most Khang live in the Sơn La and Lai Châu provinces of northwestern Vietnam. Khang subgroups include Kháng Dẩng, Kháng Hoặc, Kháng Dón, Kháng Súa, Ma Háng, Bư Háng, Ma Háng Bẻng, and Bư Háng Cọi.
Their cuisine is known for its hot and sour dishes, and they have the custom of drinking by the nose (Khang language: tu mui). They celebrate Xen Pang Ả festival.
- ↑ "The 2009 Vietnam Population and Housing Census: Completed Results". General Statistics Office of Vietnam: Central Population and Housing Census Steering Committee. June 2010. p. 135. Retrieved 26 November 2013.
- ↑ http://web.cema.gov.vn/modules.php?name=Content&op=details&mid=508
- ↑ http://dsvh.sonla.gov.vn/index.php?module=vdantoc&act=view&id=6