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Yugur Swan Qin Legend According to the Yugur "Swan Qin" legend, long long ago there was a poor young fellow who herded animals for the chief of a tribe. The fellow was often hungry as most of the fruits of his labor went to the chief... Aug. 30, 2017
Origins of Yugur Minority The Yugur ethnic minority can trace its origins to the nomadic ancient Ouigurs in the Erhun River valley during the Tang Dynasty (618-907). In the mid-9th century, the ancient Ouigurs, beset by snowstorms, feuding... Aug. 28, 2017
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
Long History of Yao Minority Called the "savage Wuling tribes" some 2,000 years ago, the Yao ancestors lived around Changsha, capital of today's Hunan Province. Two or three centuries later, they were renamed the "Moyao." One of... Aug. 16, 2017
Long History of Shui Minority The Shuis are probably the descendants of the Luoyues, one of the early tribes that lived along China's southeastern coast before the Han Dynasty (206 B.C.-A.D. 24). They adopted their present name at... Jul. 31, 2017
Brief History of Tatar Minority As for the Tatars, they are a small Muslim group almost exclusively found in Xinjiang-Uygur Autonomous Region in Western China, in the cities of Aletai, Changji, Yili, Yining, Tacheng and ... Jul. 25, 2017
Custom And Social Life of Ethnic Tajik Minority In traditional Tajik families, three generations of a Tajik family live under the same roof. The male parent is the master of the family. But before 1949 AD, women had no right to inherit property and ... Jun. 23, 2017
Ethnic Tajik Minority's History The origin of the Tajik ethnic group can be traced to tribes speaking eastern Iranian who had settled in the eastern part of the Pamirs more than twenty centuries ago. In the 11th century, the nomadic Turkic tribes called ... Jun. 13, 2017
Guardian readers' travel photography competition: May—in pictures ​Poignant portraits and wanderlusty landscapes are again to the fore in this month’s excellent selection. Jun. 08, 2017
Kirgiz Religions and Language in China As recorded by traveling explorers, in the first half of the 18th century, most of the Kirgiz in Xinjiang believed in Islam. The doctrines, principles and religious rituals are about the same with those ... May. 11, 2017
Traditional Kirgiz Clothing Style: Garments of A Romantic Nomadic Tribe The traditional clothing in Kirgiz nationality is much dependent upon the nomadic life style of the Kirgiz people. The traditional clothing of Kirgiz minority is almost similar to the other ethnic nationality ... May. 10, 2017
Past Socio-economic Conditions of Kirgiz Minority in China Before the founding of the People’s Republic of China in 1949, the Kirgiz derived their main revenue from livestock breeding, which was entirely at the mercy of nature. About 15 per cent of the population engaged ... Apr. 28, 2017
Brief History of Kirgiz Minority The forefathers of the Kirgiz lived on the upper reaches of the Yenisey River. In the mid-sixth century A.D., the Kirgiz tribe was under the rule of the Turkic Khanate. After the Tang Dynasty ... Apr. 21, 2017
Deng Wei's Comment on Work 'Waiting and Hoping' Right now, many Chinese photographers pay special visits to the African tribal colonies to photograph. But if photographers only show sympathy to the people there arrogantly, they will never get... Mar. 16, 2017
A Shack School During my photo tour in Ethiopia in November, 2013, I was surprised that a tribe leader had 28 wives and thus wanted to take a picture of the whole family. I went to the tribe and found the 87-year-old leader. It turned out that his offspring were too man Mar. 01, 2017
History of Ethnic Kazakh Minority in China There are many records on the origin of the Kazakh ethnic minority in Chinese history. In the more than 500 years since Zhang Qian of the Western Han Dynasty (206 B.C.-A.D. 25) went as a special envoy ... Jan. 19, 2017
Readers' travel photography competition: 2016 – the winners In 2016, Guardian readers entered thousands of fantastic images to our monthly travel photo competition. Here are each month’s best shots. Scroll to see the overall winner and runners-up, judged by Mick Ryan of Fotovue. Monthly winners are on display unti Dec. 29, 2016
From Father to Son: the 2016 Lavazza Calendar Capturing the Shift Between Generations As we are coming to the last month of the year of 2016, we all probably want to forget about the past, the failure, the negative thoughts but rather take on the positive things that we had in last ... Dec. 02, 2016
How much do you know about Spain Spain has a rugged and complex history which makes it a country with various cultures and customs. Be sure to go there during festivals so that you can join in the carnival of Spanish if you are interested in Spanish culture and it is indeed a wonderful d Nov. 18, 2016
Heilongjiang Province, China ( II ) Heilongjiang is a popular tourism province for winter-traveling in China due to the superior terrains, ecosystem and snow quality. It is well-known for the Snow-ice City, Harbin, the capital in a chic savor with somewhat European style and many people go Nov. 04, 2016
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