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  People's Daily Online The Gaoshan ethnic minority   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Gaoshans do not have their own script, and their spoken language belongs to the Indonesian group of the Malay/Polynesian language family.
The Gaoshans are monogamous and patriarchal in family system, though the Amei tribe still retains some of the vestiges of the matriarchal practice.
Gaoshan art includes a great deal of carving and painting of human figures, animals, flowers and geometric designs on wooden lintels, panels, columns and thresholds, musical instruments and household utensils.
english1.people.com.cn /data/minorities/Gaoshan.html   (2092 words)

  
 Gaoshan Minority - Chinese Nationalities   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Gaoshan is a general term applied to the aboriginal mountain people of Taiwan.
The Gaoshan are millet farmers, hunters of game, and, until the early 20th century, hunters of heads.
Their languages seem to stem from the Malayo-Polynesian group and may be the result of several migrations, perhaps from the mainland 4,500 years ago or from the Malay Archipelago.
www.paulnoll.com /China/Asia-Stats/Asia-Taiwan-Gaoshan.html   (109 words)

  
 Gaoshan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Gaoshan ethnic minority is the general term for the ethnic groups in China's Taiwan Province.
The Gaoshan people come from a variety of sources, but most of them are a branch of the ancient Viets along the southeast coast of the Chinese mainland.
Most of the Gaoshans are engaged in agriculture, and a few of them in fishery and hunting.
www.chinaculture.org /gb/en_chinaway/2003-09/24/content_28949.htm   (311 words)

  
 People and Places
Most Gaoshan people live in the mountainous areas and valleys along the eastern coast of Taiwan Island and on the Isle of Lanyu.
Because of the different dialects and different locales, the Gaoshan are divided into many sub-groups.
Some Gaoshan tattoo their faces, limbs or sometimes the entire body.
www.imb.org /easia/peopleplaces/upg/gaoshan.htm   (195 words)

  
 The Gaoshan Ethnic Group   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Gaoshan people are about 415,000 in total, according to 2001 statistics.
, home to the Gaoshans, is subtropical in climate with abundant precipitation and fertile land yielding two rice crops a year (three in the far south).
There are vestiges of the worship of totems – snakes and animals – and certain taboos still remain.
www.yhg.cn /english/features/EthnicGroups/136911.htm   (1794 words)

  
 Gaoshan Leader Protests Shrine Visit   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The move provoked anger from a representative of Taiwan's indigenous people, or Gaoshan.
Taiwan was occupied by Japanese forces for 50 years from 1895, and more than 20,000 people from Taiwan were forced to join the Japanese army during the Second World War, of whom only a third survived.
The Gaoshan are the aboriginal people of Taiwan and one of China's 56 ethnic groups.
www.china.com.cn /english/2005/Apr/124767.htm   (162 words)

  
 China Source
Most Gaoshans live in the mountain areas and flat valleys along the eastern coast of Taiwan Island and on the Isle of Lanyu.
Because of their different dialects and different locales, the Gaoshan are divided into many sub-groups, some of which are the Amei, Paiwan, Taiya, Pingpu, Bunong, Lukai and Binan.
Some Gaoshan tattoo their faces, limbs--and sometimes the entire body.
www.chsource.org /Gaoshan.htm   (410 words)

  
 SI - readmsg.aspx msgid=18326519
This is the story of the Dai family in China's remote Dabie Mountains, and a reminder that we're not doing much to prepare for perhaps the most important long-term trend in the world - the rise of China.
I met them in 1990, when their eldest child, an excellent sixth-grade student named Dai Manju, had just dropped out of school because the family could not afford $13 in annual school fees.
Gaoshan had no electricity and was a two-hour hike from the nearest dirt road.
www.siliconinvestor.com /readmsg.aspx?msgid=18326519   (792 words)

  
 Ritual Weapons -- Gaohan Peoples 16th-20thc.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Gaoshan resisted attempts by imperial China -- as well as by Portuguese, Dutch, and Ming/pirate rebels -- to bring them into a tributary relationship.
American Protestant missionary activity during this same period has contributed to the erosion of traditional Gaoshan culture; while Sinification threatens to subsume native Taiwanese entirely as it does with tribal peoples within the Chinese mainland.
Like many other tribal nationalities in East Asia and among Austronesians, headhunting was a central feature of warfare, and important analogies likely exist between Gaoshan and other headhunting rituals of the area.
weaponspage.homestead.com /gaoshan.html   (265 words)

  
 Traveljournals.net - Gaoshan, Zhejiang, China - Location on world map, coordinates and short facts
Traveljournals.net - Gaoshan, Zhejiang, China - Location on world map, coordinates and short facts
/ Explore / China / Locations / Gaoshan, Zhejiang
Maps and coordinates for Gaoshan, Zhejiang, China are approximative and not valid for navigation.
www.traveljournals.net /explore/china/map/p42232/gaoshan.html   (71 words)

  
 Gaoshan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
My name is Gaoshan which means a big mountain in Chinese.
I was born in Feb.5, 2000, the first day of the Dragon Year according to a Chinese Lunar Calendar.
You may click on the picture to advance.
www.gaoshan.org   (51 words)

  
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