The homeland of peacocks

In the west of Yunnan Province China, there is a beautiful piece of land, which is named Dehong Dai and Jingpo Autonomous Prefecture.

  • Kuoshi Festival, a carnival of Lisu ethnic


      In Dehong Dai and Jingpo Autonomous Prefecture, the grandest ethnic festivals are generally known as the Water

  • Speaking in Different languages


    Many Jingpo families are composed of members from different subgroups There are traditional habits as to which language they use: father and children use that of the father s while mother uses her own language

  • History of the Dai


    The history of contact between the Dai and Han peoples dates back to 109 B C

  • De’ang: A Permanent Nationality in Dehong


    De’ang Nationality, with a population of about 15462 in total, is one ethnic minority of China

  • The Achang ethnic minority


    More than 90 per cent of the 27,700 Achangs live in Longchuan, Lianghe and Luxi counties in the Dehong Dai and Jingpo Autonomous Prefecture

  • Dai Nationality


    The Dai ethnic minority, which numbers 1,158,989, is distributed throughout the Dehong Dai-Jingpo Autonomous Region and Xishuangbanna Dai Autonomous Region

  • Deang Nationality


    Deang ethnic minority is also called Deang Most of Deang people dwell in Zhenkang County in Lincang area and mingle into other minorities

  • Thatched Houses with a Peculiar Flavor


    Like most people in the southern regions, the De angs live in bamboo houses with railings

  • Jingpo Nationality



  • Lisu Marriage


    Lisu Marriage

  • Lisus Manners


    Lisu s Manners

  • Raised Houses of Lisu


    In general, Lisu prefer to use the "straddled earth " style of housing wherever possible, but as the Lisu often occupy mountainous areas, where finding flat, level ground is almost impossible, concessions must be made

  • What "Lisu" means


    Lisu earned their name as the tribe that is alive with color

  • Introducing the Lisu


    The Lisu is one of the indigenous peoples of China who live spread over a more vast territory

  • Crossbow and poisonous arrow


    The big mountains and canyons inhabited by Lisu people used to be all covered by primeval forest, and all kinds of birds and beasts haunted in the woods