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  Jingpo - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jingpo proper (also spelled Jinghpaw, also called Kachin) is spoken by 900,000 people in Myanmar and by 40,000 people in China.
Jingpo proper is also understood by many speakers of Tsaiwa.
After the establishment of the People's Republic of China, a written language based on the dialect of Longzhun village (Xishan district in Luxi county) and using the Latin alphabet was created and officially introduced in 1957.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Jingpo   (300 words)

  
 Jingpos - Kachins in People's Republic of china, Jingpos - Kachins 在People's 中華民國
Influenced by their primitive religion, the Jingpo people are Animists, believing everything in the nature as such the sun; the moon; birds; beasts; fishes and all other living creatures having souls.
Jingpo women also wear a red or fl lacquered rattan rings on her waist; neck; wrists and ankles.
Jingpo Lake is situated at the boundless range of mountains to the southwest of Ningan County of Heilongjiang Province, 80 km from Mudanjiang City, which is a famous high mountain clogged up lake of China.
www.kachinstate.com /kachinsinprc.html   (3504 words)

  
 Jingpo Ethnic Minority   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Until 80 years ago, when an alphabetic system of writing based on Latin letters was introduced, the Jingpos kept records by notching wood or tying knots and calculation was done by counting beans; however, the new system of writing was not widely used.
Jingpo men going out to hunt invariably wear long knives on their waist or take rifles with them.
Influenced by their primitive religion, the Jingpos are Animists, believing that everything in the nature has souls such as the sun, the moon, birds, beasts, fishes and all other living creatures.
www.chinaculture.org /gb/en_aboutchina/2003-09/24/content_23949.htm   (515 words)

  
 China Source
Jingpo grow vegetables, beans, potatoes, and yams; gather wild herbs and fruit and use a diet of rice and maize.
The basic unit within Jingpo society is the husband and wife; however, in the past, some of the richer Jingpo and the shanguans practiced polygamy.
Jingpo are superstitious, practice sacrificial rites, and hold animistic beliefs.
www.chsource.org /Jingpo.htm   (499 words)

  
 Ethnic Groups - china.org.cn   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Of the common Jingpo peasants, only 15 per cent owned some paddy fields and farm cattle, while the majority were poor laborers with little land and few farm cattle and tools.
Jingpo people lived in thatched cottages of bamboo and wood except a few "shanguans" and headmen, who had houses of brick and tile.
Jingpos used to practice fetishism, believing that spirits live in the sun, moon, birds, animals, boulders and trees, bringing fortune or misfortune to human beings.
french.china.org.cn /e-groups/shaoshu/shao-2-jingp.htm   (1621 words)

  
 Chinese Ethnic Groups: Jingpo People
Historical records indicate that the ancestor of the Jingpo ethnic group has a close relationship with the Qiang and Di people.
Agriculture is the way of life for the Jingpo people with rice and corn being the primary crops.
Jingpo men usually wear fl or white short round-collared jacket with buttons down the front and short and loose-fitting trousers.
www.travelchinaguide.com /intro/nationality/jingpo   (1251 words)

  
 Jingpo Minority - Chinese Nationalities   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Jingpo people have their own language that belongs to the Tibetan-Burmese family of the Chinese-Tibetan language system.
In Burma (Myanmar) the Jingpo are known as the Kachin, a minority long engaged in armed struggle against the Myanmar government.
The Jingpo are found in Yunnan Province on the Burma border.
www.paulnoll.com /China/Minorities/min-Jingpo.html   (257 words)

  
 Jingpo Lake Changbaishan Mountain   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Northern end of Lake Jingpo is the Diaoshuilou waterfall zone, one of the eight views in Jingpo Lake.
In the southeastern Heilongjiang Province, Jingpo lake is a famous viewing place and resort spot, and reputed as " West lake of the North".
From 50 kilometers northwest of the Jingpo Lake, it is primeval forests of Korean pine and northeast China ash growing in the volcanic craters, which amount totally more than ten areas.
www.chinaoutdoors.com /destinations/essential/jingpo.html   (309 words)

  
 Jingpo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Jingpo people (Chinese: 景颇族; JǐngpōzĂș; own names: Jingpo, Tsaiva, Lechi) are an ethnic group.
Jingpo zu min jian gu shi xuan (Zhongguo shao shu min zu min jian wen xue cong shu)
Jingpo zu (Min zu zhi shi cong shu)
hallencyclopedia.com /Jingpo   (321 words)

  
 Jingpo religion: a world full of spirits   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
As it is a very negative circumstance for a dead soul to stay among the living, many different rituals are carried out to show the soul the way to the ancestors' land.
Among the Jingpos there are some people who are specialized in dealing with the world of the spirits, called Dongsha.
The most important are called Zhaiwa, they are familiar with the history, myths, rituals and culture of the Jingpos, and they were, in the old days, a real centre of power second only to the village chefs.
www.chinaviva.com /eng/Jingpo/jingporeligion.htm   (628 words)

  
 jingpo nationalities   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Jingpo nationality has a population of 118,000, who mainly inhabit mountainous areas in Dehong Prefecture and Piangugang District of Lushni County in Nujiang Prefecture.
The Jingpo men like to wear round-collared garments with buttons down the front, their headwrappers are decorated with flower lace designs and small coloured balls.
The jingpos like to chew tobacco, reed rhizome and betel nuts for detoxification and relief of internal heat.
chinaguides.shanghai-window.com /destination/yunnan/minority/jingpo.htm   (375 words)

  
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The Jingpos live in the border areas of several countries, who are called the Kachins in Myanmar and the Xinfus in Assam of India.
This legend reveals that the virilocal practice of the Jingpos was the result of the development of private ownership and the replacement of the matriarchal society by the patriarchal society.
Monogamy is the dominant marriage practice among the Jingpos and the core of the Jingpo family.
coe.asafas.kyoto-u.ac.jp /research/sea/social/hayashi/Hayashi_Unnan_14Shi.htm   (4223 words)

  
 Jingpo flowers language   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Jingpo's youth have developed a complex writing system, unique in China.
Sometimes a meaning is given depending on the shape of the leaf or flower, others for their name or symbolic relationships that only the Jingpo people can understand.
For example, when the flower called "pansy" is placed on the way of the beloved person, this means that a proposal is being thought of.
www.chinaviva.com /eng/Jingpo/jingpolove.htm   (480 words)

  
 Kachin State, Northern Myanmar (Burma)
According to the latest census data, the Jingpo ethnic group has a population of about 119,209 people.
Agriculture is the main occupation of the Jingpo people.
The Jingpo region is rich in forest resources.
www.kachinstate.com   (633 words)

  
 JinTau! Topic Guide: jingpo lake   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Jingpo Lake Jingpo Lake Situated in among the mountains in Heilongjiang Province,it has eight scenic spots,among which the Diaoshuilou Waterfalls is most imposing.
Jingpo Lake China - China tourist & travel guide for Jingpo Lake, China Province: Heilongjiang City: Mudanjiang Jingpo Lake Jingpo Lake is situated at the boundless range of mountains to the southwest of Ningan County of Heilongjiang Province, 80 km from Mudanjiang City...
Jingpo Lake Located on the Wandashan Mountain, the Jingpo Lake is the largest alpine barrier lake in China...
www.jintau.com /category/china/province/heilongjiang/jingpo%20lake.htm   (518 words)

  
 30 Days of Prayer: Day 23
The Jingpo are Animists, believing everything has a spirit and holding to many taboos and superstitions.
For the Jingpo people to be released from the bondage of fear and legalism which result from their superstitious beliefs.
That Jingpo believers will be faithful to pass their faith to their children and grandchildren.
www.peopleofchina.net /30days/day23_jingpo.htm   (228 words)

  
 Jingpo Lake
Lying in the southeast of Heilongjiang Province, the Jingpo Lake is a famous scenic spot and summer resort in north China, and reputed as the West Lake in the North.
As a narrow lake on high mountains, the Jingpo Lake was formed ten thousand years ago when lavas from volcano eruptions blocked the way of the Mudan River.
A dam is built to the northwest of the Jingpo Mountain Lodge.
www.chinaculture.org /gb/en_travel/2003-09/24/content_34269.htm   (329 words)

  
 Air Wave Awareness - ADB Review - ADB.org
The radio series is special because it is delivered in the Jingpo language and deals with everyday situations in the context of Jingpo culture.
The Jingpo soap operas are produced in the provincial capital, Kunming, by the Yunnan People’s Broadcasting Station under a Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) project being implemented by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and financed by the Asian Development Bank.
Some of the first cases of HIV/ AIDS in the PRC were discovered in Ruili, a bustling town near the Myanmar border where the ethnic mix of traders in the market—including the people of Myanmar, Kachin, Shan, and Indian—reflects a highly mobile population.
www.adb.org /Documents/Periodicals/ADB_Review/2005/vol37-4/air-awareness.asp   (992 words)

  
 China Stamps - 1998-17 - Scott 2886 - Jingpo Lake
Jingpo Lake is one of the few barrier lakes on mountains in the world.
The beautiful Jingpo Lake is tranquil, being surrounded by mountains with lush vegetation and forests.
Within the scenic area of Jingo Lake grow the opulent virgin forests, lie the ancient ruins of walls and structures, harbour the rare and precious wildlife and aquatic animals, birds and beasts.
www.xabusiness.com /china-stamps-1998/1998-17.htm   (344 words)

  
 Etnik Jingpo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Penduduk etnik Jingpo sentiasa banyak membuat arak untuk merayakan upacara tersebut.
Manakala kaum wanita etnik Jingpo yang hanya pandai menjual sayur-sayuran liar pada masa yang lalu juga mengambil bahagian dalam persaingan berurus-niaga di pasaran.
Ramai wanita etnik Jingpo juga mengambil bahagian dalam aktiviti perdagangan di kawasan sempadan yang rancak di Dehong hari ini.
my.chinabroadcast.cn /1/2003/11/03/2@4079.htm   (765 words)

  
 Jingpo
The Jingpos are fond of glutinous rice and sugar porridge.
After catching the spiders, the Jingpos bake them over the fire to burn off the limbs, remove the crust, and mix them with rice as a dish, which is as delicious as freshly baked pork.
After the arrival of the guests and a short rest, middle-aged women in splendid attire will present the gift basket, which is carefully woven with vine strips and filled with a bamboo tube of distilled liquor, a tube of rice wine, two packages of cooked eggs, and two packages of glutinous rice rolls.
www.chinaculture.org /gb/en_chinaway/2003-09/24/content_28989.htm   (750 words)

  
 People's Daily Online The De'ang ethnic minority   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Since the De'angs have lived in widely scattered localities together with the Han, Dai, Jingpo, Va and other nationalities, who are at different stages of development, they have been influenced by these ethnic groups politically, economically and culturally.
Some De'ang people who lived in or near areas under the Jingpo's jurisdiction had to pay "head taxes." This constituted another burden for the De'angs who were bled white by heavy taxes and rents collected by Dai chiefs or the Kuomintang government.
At the same time, the rest of the De'ang people living in the mountainous areas of Dehong, like the Jingpos dwelling there, formed mutual aid groups to till the land, carried out democratic reforms and gradually embarked on the socialist road.
english.peopledaily.com.cn /data/minorities/De'ang.html   (2023 words)

  
 Package china
Mangshi (Luxi City), the government seat of the Dehong Dai and Jingpo Autonomous Prefecture of Yunnan Province, is reached by flying 50 minutes or driving 733 kilometer southwestward from Kunming.
The city is embraced by densely-forested mountains and clear water, while the phoenix-tail bamboo, banyan trees and rubber tree plantations are seen here and there in the area.
Each year on the 15th day of the first month of the Chinese lunar calendar, people of the Jingpo minority hold their grand Munao Zongge Festival during which they sing and dance day and night, making the Festival a most Jubilant occasion.
www.mkways.com /china/mangshi.html   (384 words)

  
 Travel in China,Jingpo Lake
In Chinese, Jingpo hu approximately translates as "Mirror Lake", and on first sight of this sprawling waterway the calmness of its surface is striking.
The Chinese of Jingpo are fond of quoting the phrase that this lake is the "West Lake of the north", a reference to the famous Hangzhou scenic spot, and it is for this natural beauty that the lake and its surrounds are popular.
The Jingpo Lake came into being some 10,000 years ago when major volcanic eruption in the region led to blocking of the course of the Mudanjiang River.
www.chinavoc.com /travel/scenery/jingpolake_s.asp?id=n   (403 words)

  
 UNESCO Bangkok: Jingpo
Jingpo is the main language of the Kachin people in northern Myanmar and southwestern Yunnan Province.
Research, conducted by the radio station, UNESCO’s expert Dr. Heather Peters, and a team of local Jingpo researchers from the Development Institute for Tradition and Environment, provided the basis for the scripts of the drama “Life of Tragedies.” The drama, written by a well-known Jingpo author, was completed in February 2004.
Contrary to initial concerns about Jingpo traditional modesty with regard to sexual matters, several older Jingpo women recommended that the language of the script be more direct so that the younger Jingpo would receive and understand the messages clearly.
www.unescobkk.org /index.php?id=1207   (749 words)

  
 Travel Yunnan China:Minority:Jingpo Ethnic Group
The Jingpo nationality, with a population of about 121,900, live in compact communities mainly in Dehong Prefecture and Lushi County of Nujiang Prefecture.A few of them are distributed in Tengchong County of Baoshan Simao Prefecture.Their ancestors were a branch of the Diqing tribe.
Since they live in mountain areas, they are often called "Shantou" which means "the top of a Mountain", and the names given by Hans are also related to their distributions.
The primitive means of communication were popular among the Jingpo people, of which the typical ones included making marks on wooden boards as records and expressing feelings by giving different plants.
www.travelchinayunnan.com /minorities/jingpo.htm   (349 words)

  
 PICTORIAL: Preserving Traditions - ADB Review - ADB.org
The Jingpo live mainly in the mountain areas of the People’s Republic of China’s Yunnan Province and northeast Myanmar.
The Jingpo are proud of their colorful costumes and musical traditions.
Nearly 600,000 Jingpo (also known as the Kachin) live in Myanmar with an estimated 120,000 in the PRC, mainly Yunnan Province.
adb.org /Documents/Periodicals/ADB_Review/2004/vol36-6/pictorial2.asp   (115 words)

  
 UNESCO Bangkok: Latest happenings
The reproduction and distribution of cassettes and CDs of the radio soap operas in the Hmong, Jingpo and Lahu languages is in response to requests from minority communities and organizations, who want to use the materials in preventive education and awareness raising campaigns.
UNESCO is particularly pleased that during the China’s 10th National People’s Congress in Beijing on 5-14 March 2005, the Jingpo radio drama programme was cited as a model project by Professor Shi Rui, a Jingpo professor at the Yunnan Nationalities University and representative to the Congress.
UNESCO and the three broadcasting stations in the three countries are also considering sharing the materials with other local and national radio stations, which have the capacity to broadcast in these minority languages.
www.unescobkk.org /index.php?id=2486   (699 words)

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