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Deang Rice Goddess The Deang Goddess of the Rice is the most important of their traditional deities. She is honored several times a year in accordance with different steps of the agricultural cycle. Plowing is an activity... Jun. 01, 2018
Deang Water-Splashing Festival Deang festivals are similar to those of the Dai. Many of them have some connection with Buddhism. Every year, they celebrate "Jinwa" (Close-the-Door, which means "Buddha going into the temple"), "Chuwa"... Jun. 01, 2018
Residence and buildings of Deang people Deang people live in the pile dwelling of bamboo houses. The framework of the house is made of wood, and the other parts, the rafter, floor, walls, doors and stairs are made of bamboo, and the roof is covered with... May. 29, 2018
Tea culture in Deang people's daily life Tea is an indispensable part in Deang people's daily life. Deang people prefer to strong tea. When making tea, they put the tealeaves into a teapot and pour into water (generally speaking, Deang people put much... May. 23, 2018
Deang people keen on songs and dances Deang people are good at singing and dancing. Whenever they celebrate a festival, hold a wedding party or build a house, they invite folk singer to sing poems. Their musical instruments include lusheng (a reed-pipe wind instrument)... May. 23, 2018
The Legend of the Lusheng Tune The legend goes that a pretty and clever girl named Yu Nan fell in love with a brave hunter Yan Wa. But Yu Nan's father bitterly opposed their love because Yan Wa was poor. To stop the two young people from meeting... May. 17, 2018
The characteristic girdles of Deang women Deang women's costumes are usually black, red or colorful (Hua in Chinese), so they are called "Red Deang", "Black Deang" and "Hua Deang". Deang women generally wear long straight skirt, bamboo-woven waist-girdles, big eardrops and coverings for the legs... May. 17, 2018
Deang people fond of pickled food Rice followed by corn, wheat and potato are the Deang staple foods. They steam or stew their food and are very fond of sour, pickled and hot food . Their snacks include tofu, rice noodles, rice cake and Tangyuan (a kind of stuffed dumplings made of glutinous rice... May. 15, 2018
Traditional Customs of Deang Minority Monogamy is practiced. People of the same clan do not marry with one another. Intermarriage is rare with people of other ethnic groups... May. 15, 2018
History of Deang Ethnic Deang was a name given to this ethnic group in the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). Before that time the Deangs along with the Blang and Va ethnic minorities speaking a south Asian language inside Yunnan Province were called... May. 04, 2018
History of the Blang Records show that the ancestors of the Blang people can be traced back to the ancient Pu tribe who were believed to be the earliest people to settle in the Lancang and Nujiang river valleys since at least the Qin Dynasty, about 2,200 years ago. Jul. 31, 2015
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