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A Shepherdess

In the late Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), it became the station of the cavalry army of the Gushri Khan of the Khoshut Mongol tribe and the production base of the family members of the soldiers for herding cattle and sheep. Lots of Mongolian cavalrymen married Tibetan women. Hence, the herders there mostly have Mongolian lineage. Nowadays, this beautiful shepherdess might be a descendant of a cavalryman (1960)

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