China's 'mermaid descendant' weaves final garments from skin of fish

Jan 21, 2020, 09.25 PM(IST)
You Wenfeng, a Hezhen craftswoman making clothing from skin of fish, was not yet born when her kinsmen were thrown into labour camps during Japan's occupation of Manchuria. But just as her ancestors fought the threat of extinction after Japan's invasion decades ago, You, 68, is on a mission to keep the skills from vanishing into the history books.