The Goddess of Harvesting, holding fruits in one hand, extends
her arm over a Yi woman dressed in traditional costume, evoking
a blessing. The 'Yi' minority peoples of Western China are one of
several dozen 'registered' minority peoples within China, who receive
special privileges under the Chinese constitution. Most Chinese,
including the artist, are of 'Han' ethnicity. The Yi are known to
live an industrious, simple, and peaceful life, an aspect that the
artist greatly admires.