Bow & Arrow: Yang Fu Xi 杨福喜
Introduction

Crossbow and flowers on small tableThe Manchu people of northeastern China have been making bows and arrows from water buffalo horns for thousands of years. These bows were originally developed for hunting, but were later adapted for warfare. Yang Fu Xi’s family has been making Manchu bows and arrows for ten generations, and he now runs a successful workshop and store in Beijing.

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