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  Hui people
The Hui people (Chinese: 回族; pinyin: Huízú) are a Chinese ethnic group, typically distinguished by their practice of the Islamic religion.
Most Hui are similar in culture to Han Chinese with the exception that they practice Islam, and have some distinctive cultural characteristics as a result.
However, many Hui and others believe that the label is appropriate because the Hui have a history and culture that would not be such without their being Muslim, and thus setting them apart from other Chinese groups.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/h/hu/hui_people.html   (1297 words)

  
  Hui - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Hui (family name) (許) is a family name particularly for Cantonese-speaking Chinese.
Hui (secret society), a Chinese term referring to a secret brotherhood.
Hui (Хуй) is a deragotary name of male reproductive organ and common expletive in Russian.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hui   (144 words)

  
 Hui people - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Hui people (Chinese: 回族; Hanyu Pinyin: Huízú) are a Chinese ethnic group, typically distinguished by their practice of the Islamic religion.
Most Hui are similar in culture and physical appearance (genetic ethnicity) to Han Chinese with the exception that they practice Islam, and have some distinctive cultural characteristics as a result.
However, many Hui and others believe that the label is appropriate because the Hui have a history and culture that would not be such without their being Muslim, and thus setting them apart from other Chinese groups.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hui_people   (777 words)

  
 Ethnic Groups - china.org.cn
People of Hui origin can be found in most of the counties and cities throughout the country, especially in the Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region and Gansu, Qinghai, Henan, Hebei, Shandong and Yunnan provinces and the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.
Hui artisans were famous for their craftsmanship in making incense, medicine, leather and cannons, as well as in mining and smelting of ore. Hui merchants played a positive role in the economic exchanges between the hinterland and border regions and in trade contacts between China and other Asian countries.
Hui scholars and scientists made outstanding contributions to China in introducing and spreading the achievements of Western Asia in astronomy, calendars, medicine and a number of other academic and cultural developments.
www.china.org.cn /e-groups/shaoshu/shao-2-hui.htm   (3371 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Hui people
The Peoples Republic of China officially describes itself as a multinational unitary state and as such officially recognizes 56 nationalities or Mínzú (民族), within China: the Han being the majority (>92%), and the remaining 55 nationalities being the national minorities.
Cham statue from Cham Museum in Danang, Vietnam The Cham people are descendants of the kingdom of Champa.
The Hui people (Chinese: 回族; pinyin: Huízú) are a Chinese ethnic group, typically distinguished by their practice of the Islamic religion.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Hui-people   (851 words)

  
 Hui
In Chinese, Hui are known as Huihui, Huihui minzu ("Huihui people" or "Huihui nationality") and Huizu (a contraction of Huihui minzu).
Unlike the Turkic communities, the Hui are not concentrated in one part of the country but are spread throughout the whole of the PRC with substantial communities in the major cities.
Although the Hui people have used Chinese as their main means of communication for centuries, classical Qu'ranic Arabic is used in the mosques, although for many worshippers it is probably just intoned rather than understood.
www.thinkwow.com /surgeup/hui.htm   (1797 words)

  
 Hui Chinese : Hui people   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Most Hui are similar in culture and appearance to Han Chinese with the exception that they practice Islam, and have some distinctive cultural characteristic as a consequence.
Included with Hui Chinese are other Islamic Chinese who are dissimilar to Han Chinese but do not have their own ethnic group, such as several thousand Huis in southern Hainan Island who still speak an austronesian language related to the Cham language in Vietnam.
The ethnonym "Hui", though for a long time used as an umbrella term (at least since Qing) to designate Muslim Chinese speakers everywhere and Muslims in general (for example, a Qing Chinese might describe a Uygur as a "Chantou" who practiced the "Hui" religion), was not used in the Southeast as much as "Qingzhen".
www.termsdefined.net /hu/hui-people.html   (731 words)

  
 MAR | Data | Chronology for Hui Muslims in China   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
It says that the Huis originated from dozens of ancient ethnic groups, not from the Arabs or Persians, as is commonly believed.
Western experts indicate that the Hui have become deeply involved in the drug trade and criminal activity in Yunnan province and that this has deepened the gulf between the government and the Muslim minority.
Hui protestors demonstrated in several cities in Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region (NHAR) against the publication of a book on sexual practices, which the Muslims deemed offensive.
www.cidcm.umd.edu /inscr/mar/chronology.asp?groupId=71002   (2074 words)

  
 People's Daily Online The Hui ethnic minority
Hui scholar Li Zhi (1527-1602) of Quanzhou in Fujian Province was a well-known progressive thinker in Chinese ideology history.
Huis that live scattered across the country have the similar right to enjoy ethnic equality and to direct their own affairs.
The Hui people as well as people of other ethnic groups in Ningxia have accumulated rich experience in checking sand erosion by means of afforestation in the course of their protracted struggle against desertization.
english.people.com.cn /data/minorities/Hui.html   (3399 words)

  
 Hui - Mw
According to Bai Shouyi the Hui are decendents from the Muslim trading communites during the Tang Dynasty and the Song Dynasty.
The term Hui was defined under the Communists in 1930 to inidcate ethinic chinese Muslims.
Hui people was a response to Japenese overtures to the Muslim and Mongolian people in China to illicit an alliance or at the very least neutrality.
muslimwiki.com /mw/index.php/Hui   (912 words)

  
 WHITE HATS, OIL CAKES, AND COMMON BLOOD:
The Turkic-speaking peoples of the Tarim Basin, on the other hand, though also Muslims and subjects of the Qing, were exempt from the queue, except for their leaders, who had to travel to Beijing to pay homage to the Manchu emperor.
The Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region occupies barren plains and mountains through which runs a ribbon of green, the narrow plain watered by the Yellow River as it meanders between the Ordos desert and Liupan mountains on the east and the Helan mountains on the west.
On the basis of this analysis of the Hui, we cannot predict a centrifugal collapse of the People's Republic of China, in the manner of the former USSR.
www.mtholyoke.edu /courses/jlipman/whitehats.htm   (11847 words)

  
 Chinese Ethnic Groups: Hui People
The cuisine of the Hui is diverse and varies from region to region.
Hui are generally forbidden to eat the meat of pigs, dogs, horses, donkeys, mules as well as the blood of animals.
The primary Hui festivals are Lesser Bairam (Kaizhai Festival), Corban, and Shengji Festival.
www.travelchinaguide.com /intro/nationality/hui   (756 words)

  
 China Source
(Hui families often adopt Han children, raise them as Muslims and accept them as Hui.) Hui have more autonomous administrative units (12) than any other minority, and their communities are found in both rural and urban settings.
Hui have called for a greater voice in their own affairs-calls that have reached the government and been heard.
Hui men are identified by their white or fl hats without bills and their beards.
www.chsource.org /Hui.htm   (1109 words)

  
 SIM People Group Profile: Hui
Although the Hui people have used Chinese as their main means of communication for centuries, classical Qu’ranic Arabic is used in the mosques, although for many worshippers, it is probably just intoned rather than understood.
Hui have the minority perk of being able to bury their dead in Muslim cemeteries while Han are obliged by the government to use cremation.
The roots of the Hui people of China are not ethnically homogeneous.
www.sim.org /PG.asp?pgID=85&fun=1   (2605 words)

  
 Enhancing Dialogue   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
One participant at the hui said in passing that she found the presentations back really useful because they allowed her to hear what people were saying for the second time.
Overall, people were positive about the effect that the hui had had on them and on their networks and the way that they were then able to do their work.
The scientists at these hui were enthusiastic about the interactions and have learned more both about dialogue and about the place of their research work in ongoing debates about both biocontrol of weeds and the use of 1080.
www.landcareresearch.co.nz /research/social/EnhancingDialogue.asp   (8723 words)

  
 AsiaFinest Discussion Forum -> Ethnic Clashes Erupt in China, Leaving 150 Dead
Hui Muslims, scattered in several provinces in the central and Western part of the country, are more integrated and generally are not considered a threat to social stability.
Hui are ethnic Chinese whose ancestors converted to Islam.
In December 2000, at least five Hui were shot and killed by police during protests in the eastern province of Shandong after a fight between a Hui and a Han butcher advertising ``Muslim pork.'' Muslim dietary laws forbid the eating of pork.
www.asiafinest.com /forum/index.php?showtopic=21455   (2265 words)

  
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The Hui were a hardy and courageous people, surviving the long and perilous journey from the Persian (Iraqi/Iranian) Middle Eastern lands.
Because of the Hui's continued loyalty to the Chinese Empire, throughout the Ching Dynasty (1644-1911), the Hui were treated cruelly and ruthlessly suppressed whenever they showed the least bit of malcontent against the Manchu rulers.
The main difference between the temple versions andthe Hui version of the style is that in the Hui version the kicks are done at waist height and higher and in thetemple versions the kicks are generally made at the knee level and lower.
www.mubai.cc /articles/art17.htm   (3183 words)

  
 Who are these Chinese people?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The main theme of this lesson is to present general facts on similarities and differences between two Chinese ethnic groups –; Han, the majority and Hui, one of Chinese minority.
To learn the cultures, languages, customs, living styles, and politics of Han and two of other minorities in China by showing photos of Han and Hui people in general living condition, artifacts from both of ethnic groups and articles about who are in Chinese dominant political party.
The focus of the paper is to research the differences and similarities between the minority group the team chose and the ethnic majority Han people.
www.yale.edu /ycias/pier/resources/lessons/zhou.htm   (614 words)

  
 Hui 回族 - China History Forum, online chinese history forum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Although the Huis and the Uighurs are Muslims, there is a long history of animosity between them because the Chinese historically utilised Hui troops and officials to maintain their rule in Xinjiang.
Since the CCP is largely sympathetic to the Hui, they tend to just stick with their version of ethnic origin when most scholars (Hui, American, European, etc) do agree that the Hui group is very broad and do not have the same ethnic origin.
It was a Hui Muslim general that outraged the Uighurs of Kashgar by hanging a picture of Sun Yat-sen, the founding father of Chinese nationalism, in that city's Id Ga Mosque.
www.chinahistoryforum.com /index.php?showtopic=1355   (3285 words)

  
 PRC Desertification: Inner Mongolian Range Wars and the Ningxia Population Boom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Since most of these people are of the Hui nationality, this is also a nationalities issue, noted the authors of the report.
The Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, located in north central China (37 N, 106 E) just south of the Inner Mongolian A.R., had a 1990 population of 4.65 million, one-third of whom are of the Hui minority and two-thirds Han.
Twenty percent (4.16 million) of the population in 1990 were minority people including 3.37 ethnic Mongols [Note: Minority population figures grew considerably during the 1980s some minorities growing by 50 percent and one small minority (ethnic Russians) grew by a factor of 80, probably because of privileges such as relaxation of family planning rules.
www.usembassy-china.org.cn /sandt/desmngca.htm   (4196 words)

  
 A Moslem in China - Moslem Influence on Traditional Chinese Martial Arts - Moslem Chinese KF History
The Hui chiefs called upon their people to learn wu shu as a "holy practice" in order to help foster discipline and bravery during their struggle for survival in their adopted land.
Because of the Hui's continued loyalty to the Chinese Empire, throughout the Ching Dynasty (1644-1911), the Hui were treated cruelly and ruthlessly suppressed whenever they showed the least bit of malcontent against the Manchu rulers.
The main difference between the temple versions andthe Hui version of the style is that in the Hui version the kicks are done at waist height and higher and in thetemple versions the kicks are generally made at the knee level and lower.
www.bgtent.com /naturalcma/CMAarticle25.htm   (3252 words)

  
 Cho seung-hui Suicide Note   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Sources say Cho, 23, killed two people in a dorm room, returned to his own dorm room where he re-armed and left the note, then went to a classroom building on the other side of campus.
There, he killed 30 more people in four classrooms before shooting himself in the head.
Witnesses say he was stone-faced as he opened fire.
www.cho-seung-hui.info /suicidenote.html   (176 words)

  
 Ummah.com - Muslim Kung Fu - the Fist of the Bodyguards
People took the first syllable of his name “Cha” and thus the style known as “cha chuan” — cha fist, was born.
Since its origins lie with the Hui people there is even a proverb: From Nanjin the best tan tui is that of the Hui people” which becomes the pun, “Hui (Moslem) Hui (best) Tan Tui”.
During the Ching dynasty, when the Manchus conquered China, the Hui were so loyal the Manchus never forgave them and after the conquest passed harsh laws restricting their rights to have weapons, congregate, etc. If found violating these laws they were often branded "Hui Zui" or Hui Rebel.
www.ummah.net /forum/printthread.php?t=45186   (3927 words)

  
 Ethnic Tensions Smolder in China -- In These Times   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Such unrest is rooted in an increasing alienation amongst people who feel sidelined by the government’s single-minded pursuit of economic growth and the resultant increase in inequality, autocracy and corruption, says Jiang Yang, 42, a business executive in Beijing.
Hui men often complain that they and other Muslim minorities have few “real jobs,” and are limited to owning restaurants in the local “minority street,” where they serve patrons piping-hot kebobs and flaky nan bread.
Such social tensions, in combination with other political unrest, are ringing alarm bells in the corridors of power where “maintaining social stability” is the holiest of official mantras—not surprising in a nation almost destroyed by social tumult during the last century.
www.inthesetimes.com /site/main/article/1789   (1859 words)

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