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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.

  • Speaking in Different languages

    Pubdate:2009-06-05

    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

    Pubdate:2009-06-05

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

  • De’ang: A Permanent Nationality in Dehong

    Pubdate:2013-12-30

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

  • The Achang ethnic minority

    Pubdate:2009-06-08

    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

    Pubdate:2009-06-08

    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

    Pubdate:2009-06-08

    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

    Pubdate:2009-06-08

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

  • Jingpo Nationality

    Pubdate:2009-06-08

    Jingpo

  • Lisu Marriage

    Pubdate:2009-06-08

    Lisu Marriage

  • Lisus Manners

    Pubdate:2009-06-08

    Lisu s Manners

  • Raised Houses of Lisu

    Pubdate:2009-06-08

    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

    Pubdate:2009-06-08

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

  • Introducing the Lisu

    Pubdate:2009-06-08

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

  • Crossbow and poisonous arrow

    Pubdate:2009-06-08

    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

  • Bamboo Houses

    Pubdate:2009-06-08

    On the level grounds beside rivers and lakes, Dai bamboo houses, exquisite and unique, are half concealed and half revealed in the green grapefruits, pawpaws, betel palms, and coconut palms