Peoli was a young maiden who lived in the forest. She spent her days tending to the plants and trees of the forest with whom she shared a deep bond of love. One day, a prince who came to the forest for hunting, saw her and fell in love with the li (girl, in local language). They got married and she left the forest to live with him in the palace. Life at the palace, away from nature gradually made li sick and she eventually died. She was buried at a spot from which a plant with small yellow flowers sprouted. The spring-yellow coloured flower was named Peo-li, in memory of More
just as the Peoli flower our work blooms in the hills we communicate the stories of the hills through the women of the hills painted with the colours of the hills.