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Legend of building chain bridge It was said that the idea of building chain bridge came from the spider's web. A poet from the Qing Dynasty wrote when he came cross the chain bridge, people got the skill from the spiders to build this chain bridge... Feb. 21, 2018
History of Naxi People According to historical documents, the forefathers of the Naxi people were closely related to a tribe called "Maoniu Yi" in the Han Dynasty (206BC-AD220), "Mosha Yi" in the Jin Dynasty (265-420) and "Moxie Yi" in the... Feb. 08, 2018
Origin of the Swords Pole Festival There is a moved story about the origin of the Swords Pole festival among the Lisus. Once upon a time, the Han and the Lisus were brothers born by the same mother. When grew up and got married, they planed to live... Feb. 06, 2018
Origin of Nu-River Antiphonally-Musical-Dialogue singing There is a sad but moved story about the origin of Nu-River antiphonally musical dialogue singing. Once upon a time, Lani who lived at the east riverside and Mami lived at the west riverside often met each other... Feb. 05, 2018
Lisus Rich Art and Culture Achi Mugua: Achi Mugua, which originated from Lancang River, means goats singing and dancing. It is a kind of self-entertained singing and dancing featured no instruments. There is a prelude at the beginning... Jan. 23, 2018
Traditional Lisus Clothes The Lisus people wear the clothes woven by themselves with no big difference in designs and ornaments among them. The only big difference is the color and on that basis the Lisus are divided into White Lisus, Black... Jan. 18, 2018
Customs and Habits of Lisus The monogamous family was the basic unit of Lisu society. Sons left their parents and supported their own families after getting married. The youngest or only son remained with the parents to take care of them... Jan. 18, 2018
Kuoshi Festival "Kuoshi Festival", also called "Heshi Festival", celebrates the Lisu new year. "Kuoshi" is Lisu language, which means "the beginning of new year" or "the new year". It is the grandest traditional festival for... Jan. 15, 2018
Traditional Diet of Lisu People Generally speaking, for the Lisus living in Nujiang River area, take corns, buchwheat, potatoes and broomcorn millet as their staple food, while for those living in the river valley may choose rice together... Jan. 12, 2018
History of Lisu Ethnic According to historical records and folk legend, the forbears of the Lisu people lived along the banks of the Jinsha River and were once ruled by "Wudeng" and "Lianglin," two powerful tribes. After the 12th century... Jan. 12, 2018
History of Yi Minority Historical records written in the Han and the old Yi languages show that the ancestors of the Yi, Bai, Naxi, Lahu and Lisu ethnic groups were closely related with ancient Di and Qiang people in west China... Aug. 24, 2017
Lisu nationality Lisu is one of Chinese ethnic minorities. Its clansman firstly lived in the bordering region between Sichuan Province and Yunnan Province . Then Lisu people made a migration to Nujiang region, West Yunan, China. The earliest introduction about Lisu was Oct. 17, 2016
Forever Shangri-la: China's heaven on earth Shangri-La is a "heaven on earth" in its own right, a happy land, isolated from the troubles of outside world while seemingly insulated from the passing of time. In Tibetan, Shangri-La means the "sun and moon in heart", an ideal home only found in heaven. Jan. 12, 2016
Kaquewa Festival o9f Dulong People Kaquewa Festival of Dulong Ethnic Group, spreading in all the villages and stockaded villages in the Dulongjiang River Watershed of Gongshan Derung-Nu Autonomous County ... Jul. 07, 2015
Dulong Costume The Dulong ethnic people normally wear black and white striped gunny or cotton clothes and a pair of short trousers. They habitually wrap their upper chest with a piece of gunny from the left armpit to the right shoulder, with the left shoulder and the ri Jul. 07, 2015
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