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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
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
Genghis Khan Mongol leader Genghis Khan (1162-1227) rose from humble beginnings to establish the largest land empire in history. After uniting the nomadic tribes of the Mongolian plateau, he conquered huge chunks of central Asia... May. 07, 2018
Customs of Nu People Marriage and Family: The Nu people's marriage is monogamous. In old times, a small numbers of tribal chiefs and rich men had more than one wife. The Nu people adopted the sub-consanguineous marriage (people can marry... Apr. 23, 2018
The Festival of Love Bhagoria is a festival celebrated by the tribal people of the Indian state Madhya Pradesh (originally known as 'Malwa'). Also known as Bhagoria Haat Festival, during this festival, young boy ... Apr. 10, 2018
How We Overcome the Difficuties from Life: Interview with Awarded Photographer Niraj Gera Life is not always full of happiness and smiles, and is indeed difficult, partly because of the real difficulties people must overcome in order to survive, and partly because of own innate ... Mar. 29, 2018
Traditional Marriage Customes of Jingpo People The basic unit of Jingpo society was the small family of husband and wife. Some "shanguans" and rich peasants practiced polygamy. The family was headed by the father. A family with only daughters might have a... Mar. 02, 2018
History of Jingpo Ethnic According to local legends and historical records, Jingpo ancestors in ancient times inhabited the southern part of the Xikang-Tibetan Plateau. They gradually migrated south to the northwestern part of Yunnan, west of the... Feb. 28, 2018
Butterfly Wu: Queen of the Movies "Butterfly Wu: Queen of the Movies" presents more than 200 photographs selected from hundreds of images that were collected and preserved by the actress and covering several decades of Hu Die's acting career together with others from her personal life and travels. Feb. 13, 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
Getting lost in the dream-like Lugu Lake Lugu Lake lies 200 kilometers from the center of Lijiang City, on the border between Ninglang County in Yunnan Province and Yanyuan County in Sichuan Province. It is like a beautiful pearl shining among the hills of the northwest plateau in Yunnan. Dec. 18, 2017
Life Style of Jino People Monogamy is practiced in Jino society. But before marriage the prospective brides and grooms are permitted to have sex. If a woman brings her illegitimate child to live in the home of her husband, both the mother... Dec. 03, 2017
Traditional Marriage Customs of Hani People Hani people are hospitable and warm-hearted. When visiting an ordinary Hani family, you will be served with the Hani home-made cigarette pipe. If you are not a smoker, you could decline in a courteous manner... Nov. 09, 2017
Lahus Marriage and Wedding Customs Most marriages are monogamous. Traditionally, boys marry when they are 16 or 17 and girls marry when they are 13 or 14. Young people are given a fair amount of freedom in choosing their partners as long as they are not... Oct. 23, 2017
Traditional Customs of Uzbek Minority The Uzbek people have frequent exchanges with various other ethnic groups in Xinjiang, and have particularly close relations with the Uygurs and Kazaks. The Uzbek, Uygur and Tatar languages all belong... Oct. 05, 2017
Wa Courting Activities: Visiting Girls and Combing Hair Boys and girls usually begin taking part in courting activities called "visiting girls" when they are 15 or 16. "Visiting girls" is usually carried out in groups. Independent activity is rare before the... Sep. 04, 2017
Traditional Marriage Customs of Yi Minority The Yis are monogamous, living in nuclear families. Before liberation in 1949, marriages were normally arranged by parents, and the bride's family often asked for heavy betrothal gifts. In many places, married... Aug. 24, 2017
Marriage of Hui People Bound by Islamic Rules The marriage of the Hui people is bound by the Islamic rules, just like the other nine ethnic groups living in China who also believe in Islam. Mohammed once said, ‘The marriage system is ruled by me, and anybody... Aug. 18, 2017
Dujie: The Adult Ceremony of the Yao Nationality After fifteen years old all the young boys and girls of the Yao ethnic group will have to change their flower-trimmed hats to fascinators, to symbolize the maturity of their bodies. Boys have to undergo Dujie... Aug. 16, 2017
Intriguing Marriage Customs of Yao Minority Generally speaking, the Yao people do not intermarry with other ethnic groups. The custom of having the husband live with the wife's family is quite popular. The young men and women have the freedom of choosing... Aug. 15, 2017
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