|Baiyi people in ancestor sacrifice activities in Yunnan, southwest China. (Provided to people's Daily Online/Kang Guanfu)|
Baiyi people are a branch of Yi ethnic group living in Luxi County, Honghe, southwest China's Yunnan Province. With a population of about 25,000, Baiyi people call themselves "Gepo". According to their clothes, Baiyi people can be further divided into three sub branches, namely Dabaiyi, Xiaobaiyi, and Pingtoubaiyi. Baiyi people have their unique customs of sacrificing ancestors.