Going back 150 years, the Lao people here belonged to one family. The difference between the villages on both sides of the Mekong River in the early days was only local, and the residents of each other had no sense of estrangement. Until Thailand signed the Franco-Siamese Treaty in 1893, the ancient country of France and Thailand, Siam, agreed to use the Mekong River as the The Siamese royal family was forced to recognize the French
"protected" regime on the east bank of the Mekong, while the west bank of the Mekong remained within the Siamese territory. This treaty turned the photo restoration service Mekong River from a geographical river into a national border, and the Lao people on both sides of the strait were also divided into two, becoming a cross-border ethnic group. Over time, the Lao people in northeastern Thailand began to change their name to Thai Lao due to factors such as national awareness and cultural integration.
People or Yishan people added the element of "Thai" to their clan name, and gradually formed a difference from the Lao people in Laos. shutterstock_1409668067 Photo Credit: Shutterstock / Dazhi Images Mekong Delta The transformation from "Lao" to "Thailand" is not a simple process, and it is necessary to reconstruct social memory with the help of political power. Political figures in Southeast Asia are often represented in statues, either to commemorate or to strive for orthodoxy, especially for controversial historical events, these