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  China Source
The Buyi have a common ancestry with the Zhuang.
The Buyi are known as masters of resist dyeing (batik) and as lovers of music.
Near Guiyang and Anshun, the Buyi have adopted Chinese patterns of courtship and marriage.
www.chsource.org /Buyi.htm   (1254 words)

The Buyi are sheltered in homes usually made of stone with roofs of thatch.
After a couple is married the young woman continues to live with her family until the arrival of her first child.
The Buyi are known for their dying techniques.
www.mnsu.edu /emuseum/cultural/oldworld/asia/buyi.html   (336 words)

 Ethnologue report for language code:pcc
Buyi, Bui, Bo-I, Buyei, Buyui, Puyi, Pui, Pu-I, Pu-Jui, Pujai, Puyoi, Dioi, Tujia, Shuihu, Zhongjia, Chung-Chia
"Two initial grammatical discoveries in the Fucun speech of Libo Buyi."
This web edition of the Ethnologue contains all the content of the print edition and may be cited as:
www.ethnologue.com /show_language.asp?code=pcc   (282 words)

 Some of the Buyi's goddess   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Some of the fundamental myths of the Buyi, as the creation of the world, the creation of the people, or the flood, are not the same among all the Buyi.
In fact, in one of their myths of the creation of the world, the sun, the moon, the stars, the winds or the rain, all are born for the sexual interaction between a natural phenomenon and a woman.
One of the ceremonies that better reflect the religious spirit of the Buyi, is the called "of requesting descendant" it implies a series of ceremonies to worship all together 36 different deities, lasting seven days and seven nights.
www.chinaviva.com /eng/Buyi/buyigoddess.htm   (413 words)

 People of South East Asia
Buyi belongs to the Tai family of Sino-Tibetan languages.
The Buyis have long history and were closely related to the ancient Liao, Baiyue and Baipu people.
Their cultural descendants are the Thai in Thailand the Shan in Myanmar the Lao in Laos, the Tai in Vietnam and, in China, the Dai in Yunnan, the Buyi in Guizhou, and the Zhuang in Kwangsi's Zhuang Autonomous Region.
berclo.net /page00/00en-sea-people.html#Yao   (10602 words)

 buyi   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Buyi or Bouyei people (Chinese: 布依族 : Bùyī Zú) are an ethnic group living in southern China.
The Buyi live in semi-tropical, high-altitude forests of Guizhou province, and speak a Tai language related to Zhuang.
Traditionally, they practiced animism, although many have now converted to Christianity.
www.yourencyclopedia.net /buyi.html   (139 words)

 Missions Fields
He had forgotten that the purpose of the drama, as in many Buyi villages, is to exorcise evil spirits so the village will enjoy peace and prosperity in the new year.
Nineteenth century Catholic missionaries lived in southern Guizhou province and worked among the Buyi, then known as the "Chung Chia" or "the people in the middle." A few of the more wealthy and educated Buyis responded to the message and Catholic churches were built.
The Buyi have their own language which is closely related to the Thai language spoken in Thailand.
www.angelfire.com /md/tsamy/missions.html   (1069 words)

 Untitled Document
The main operas in Guizhou are the Dong opera, Buyi opera and Nuo opera.
The Buyi opera was born in Buyi’s religion and sacrificing ritual.
The major ones are pole-supported building of the Miao, stone house of the Buyi, drum tower and covered bridge built by the Dong, house over water by the Shui, earth-walled house of the Yi, round depository of the Yao, and others.
www.investgz.gov.cn /english/Ethnic.htm   (1021 words)

 Untitled Document   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
outh Guizhou Buyi and Miao Autonomous Prefecture (“South Guizhou Prefecture” for short) is located in the mid-south part of Guizhou Province, neighboring Guiyang (the capital of Guizhou Province to the north and Guangxi Autonomous Region to the south.
It is a south gate of Guizhou, locating in an inland mountainous region near by the sea, thus, combing the west with the east.
There are 36 ethnic groups in the prefecture, such as the Buyi, Miao, Shui, Zhuang, Dong, Yao, Maonan, Gelao, etc. The total population is 3.8 million, in which, minorities occupy 54.54%.
www.investgz.gov.cn /english/south_qian.htm   (496 words)

 Peoples in Southwest China_Virtual Science Museum of China
The operas played by the Buyi people include the Buyi Opera, the Ground Opera, the Stool Opera and so on, among which the Buyi Opera spreads most widely with a history of more than 200 years.
The Buyi Opera is the generic term for Buyi native opera and Buyi decorated tones.
Each time when the Buyi Opera and the Ground Opera are in performance, all the vacant areas and hillsides around are crowded with audience, which fully demonstrates their popularity.
www.kepu.com.cn /english/nationalitysw/buyi/200311170015.html   (527 words)

 China Ethnic Minority: Bouyei (Buyi) People   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Bouyei (also Buyi) people, with a population of 2,545,059, are mainly scattered in the Bouyei and Miao autonomous prefectures in south Guizhou and Anshun.
Some live in the Miao and Dong autonomous prefecture in southeastern Guizhou and around Guiyang while there is also a sparse distribution in the Yunnan, Sichuan, Guangxi and other provinces.
With the founding of the PRC in 1949, following consultation with the ethnic group it was decided to agree upon the official name of Bouyei ethnic group.
www.travelchinaguide.com /intro/nationality/bouyei   (1408 words)

 China Adventure,7 Days Guizhou Trekking Tour
Gaopo county is located in southeast suburb of Guiyang and inhabited by Miao and Buyi people.
Drive 25 km from Guiyang to Qinyan, an ancient town, noted for its ancient city wall and memorial archway.
See a few Miao and Buyi villages, visit the families.
www.china-business-travel.com /packages/chinaadventures/ca05.html   (361 words)

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when i asked ms lin buyi wat she was doing..
becos buyi siam her when we ran over..
buyi ohta is mine now~~ haha...damm i am sure going to miss buyi when i start going to work alone..
bearyhsiao.blogdrive.com   (5077 words)

 Comments   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
When i was at EXPO, Buyi called me n told me this..
Buyi: There were so few pple that Toro took an individual photo with Joy n other fans!!
Buyi: No need to cry..cos we bluff u de...
deyb.blogdrive.com /comments?id=63   (486 words)

 Happy life for adopted Buyi girl - Newsgd   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
While orphans are usually unfortunate, Wang Hongyan, a 16-year-old orphan, has had a happy life in Shenzhen with her adoptive mother for the past four years, the Shenzhen Ecomomic Daily reported Thursday.
Wang is a member of the Buyi ethnic group and lived in a poor village in Southwest China's Guizhou Province before meeting her adoptive mother surnamed Zhou in 2000.
Zhou, an assistant chief editor of a magazine, Shenzhen Youth, was shocked when she saw Wang's harsh living condition during an interview in Guizhou Province.
www.newsgd.com /culture/peopleandlife/200501140102.htm   (618 words)

 Humanrights   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
President Hu was welcomed by a grand Buyi ceremony.
Fragrant rice wine and traditional Buyi dancing were prepared for him just outside the village.
He came to the family of Zha Lanming, a poor Buyi villager.
www.humanrights-china.org /news/2005-2-12/China2005212163728.htm   (436 words)

 Luoping -Yellow Rapeseed Flowers, Jiulong waterfall (nine dragons ), the Duoyi River and the Lubuge Gorges   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Formed by the water from 5 underground springs, the river flows between its green banks for 12 km as if it were a tender Buyi girl.
It is on the way to the Gorge of Lubuge, you will find different shape of ethnic architecture and landscape like Guilin along the road.
Lubuge is from Buyi language, meaning "a beautiful village".
www.yunnantour.com /qujing/luoping.htm   (360 words)

 fOotpRiNtS In tHe hEaRt......
However pathetic buyi hafa use e tape used to seal e takashimaya shopping bag to paste her greetin card on e board cuz e blurie cashier did nt gif a one n oso she's too shy to ask for one!
but i muz sae e trip was realli brighten up my buyi n my imaginary scenarios..
fer example dey served buyi dessert after mine....i prefered dem to serve at e same time..
tjijajnjzj.blogdrive.com   (1906 words)

 President visits villagers in minority region
During the Chinese Lunar New Year, President Hu Jintao came to Nahui Village in Guizhou Province, inhabited by people of the Buyi and Miao ethnic groups to send new year's greetings.
Hu drank the rice wine and waved to the crowd as he entered thevillage.
President Hu Jintao Tuesday asked local officials to help farmer Zha Lanming to build up family fortunes and improve living standards when he visited Zha's home in a village in Xingyi City of Guizhou Province, southwest China, on the eve of the Spring Festival.
www2.chinadaily.com.cn /english/doc/2005-02/12/content_416214.htm   (512 words)

 Ethnic Handicraft Gowee.com folk craft chinese mask woodcarving silverware   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
As the popular saying descript, it is unnecessary to ask who are taking banana in left hand and tangerine in right hand in that they must be Buyi for sure in 80-90%.
Unlike Zhiyun country which is highland and ridge of 1000m, here is only 500m to 600m in valleys where Huohua Buyi townships situate right in.
Miao people inhabit and communicate at a certain level along the mountains and yet the people of Buyi, Dong and Shui expand their countries along rivers and valleys.
www.gowee.com /en/views.Asp?ID=32   (659 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Geographical Location Lies some 125km from the provincial capital of Guiyang on the border between Zhenning Buyi and Miao Autonomous County and Guanling Buyi and Miao Autonomous County, Anshun Prefecture in the west of Guizhou Province.
The local population within the park is dominated by the Buyi and Miao peoples, and many of the villages within the park are built in traditional styles with unique stone buildings with flagstone roofs.
The making of batik has been undertaken by the local people for hundreds of years; there are records dating back to the Song Dynasty (960-1279 AD) and relics remain from the 11th century.
www.unep-wcmc.org /sites/pa/1928v.htm   (2347 words)

 Taiyin Buyi
(Xingzhuang Taiyin Buyi), in the collection of the Shanghai Library,3 is a Ming print in three folios.
These were then divided 'in five sounds' (i.e., according to their mode), adding yin (intonations), editing all the pieces, broadly explaining the meanings', and editing them into the qin handbook Xingzhuang Taiyin Buyi, with 73 pieces.
Two years later, Xiao Luan also collected a number of [other?] qin pieces from the regions of Wu and Yue (Jiangsu and Zhejiang).
www.silkqin.com /02qnpu/19tyby.htm   (965 words)

 Chinese President visits villagers in minority region during Spring Festival_china_English_SINA.com
GUIYANG, Feb. 11(Xinhuanet)-- During the Chinese Lunar New Year, President Hu Jintao came to Nahui Village in Guizhou Province, inhabited by people of the Buyi and Miao ethnic groups to send newyear's greetings.
He lifted up a tea kettle to examine the family's primitive wood stove and asked if Zha had enough coal reserves and how many glutinous rice cakes-- a traditional Buyi snack-- he had prepared for the lunar new year.
Cen had developed a rural tourism business-- inviting urban citizens to visit the Buyi village and taste Buyi food.
english.sina.com /china/1/2005/0211/21084.html   (504 words)

 Bicycle Tour AROUND THE BEAUTY OF NATURE in Guizhou 8-day: from $1,199 pp - Beijing - Beijing travel guide - China ...
Apart frome the Han, there are 16 minority ethnic groups, including the Miao, Buyi, Dong, Yi, Shui, Hui, Gelao, Zhuang, Yao, Manchu, Bai, Mongolian, Qiang and Tujia.
Moreover, the Buyis, Shuis and Glaos in Guizhou accounted for over 95 percent of their population in the country.
Ride for another 25 Kilometres, to HuangGuoShu, On the way, view the typical architecture of Buyi people ----stone village.
www.beijing-specials.com /04bcgui.htm   (574 words)

 buyi: Blogs, Photos, Videos and more on Technorati   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
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www.technorati.com /tag/buyi   (58 words)

 Encyclopedia: Buyi   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Updated 261 days 5 hours 31 minutes ago.
The Buyi or Bouyei people (Self called: "Puyi", "Puzhong", "Burao", "Puman"; Chinese: 布依族; pinyin: bùyī; zú) are an ethnic group living in southern People's Republic of China.
Traditionally they practice animism, although some have now converted to Christianity.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Buyi   (126 words)

 "Travel to Guizhou Province,China 2001" 8th day.Yellow Tree Fall
plan to visit two Buyi villages on the way back to GuiYang.
We made our way to a village of the Buyi.
*The wall paper here is arranged from one of the Buyi patterns.
www.asahi-net.or.jp /~QN4H-UN/ChinaB-Feb14-Kikaju.htm   (310 words)

 China (03/05)
Ethnic groups: Han Chinese--91.9%; Zhuang, Manchu, Hui, Miao, Uygur, Yi, Mongolian, Tibetan, Buyi, Korean, and other nationalities--8.1%.
The largest ethnic group is the Han Chinese, who constitute about 91.9% of the total population.
The remaining 8.1% are Zhuang (16 million), Manchu (10 million), Hui (9 million), Miao (8 million), Uygur (7 million), Yi (7 million), Mongolian (5 million), Tibetan (5 million), Buyi (3 million), Korean (2 million), and other ethnic minorities.
www.state.gov /r/pa/ei/bgn/18902.htm   (11645 words)

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