Yunnan · Diqing
Weixi Lisu Autonomous County 维西傈僳族自治县

A grubby and poor county dominated by mining.

Raid on Cikou Church

Western missionaries were not always welcome in Yunnan. And when in 1867 they opened a mission in the upper Mekong valley, on the gates of Tibet, they incurred the wrath of Tibet's rulers.