Mother and child - Padaung tribe of Myanmar’s ethnic minori - These are the 1st people I remember ever reading about in National Geographic at my grandmother's house back in the 70's. Back then, it was thought that if the woman misbehaved, her husband would remove the 'collar', & her head would fall forward suddenly, breaking her neck!
The "long neck" women of the Padaung/Kayan tribes found in the Mae Hong Son province of Thailand. The tribes were originally refugees that fled from the then Myanmar military. One of the refugee camps became a tourist site where crafted items are sold and is sometimes viewed as controversial but currently provides and opportunity for being self-sufficient.