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  Maonan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
They number about 72,000 and are one of the 56 ethnic groups officially recognized by the People's Republic of China.
The Maonan ethnic minority has a population of 107,166, living in the northern part of the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, according to the Chinese government site.
Maonan • Miao ;• Monba ;• Mongol ;• Mulao ;• Naxi ;• Nu ;• Oroqen ;• Pumi ;• Qiang ;• Russian • Salar ;• She ;• Shui ;• Tajik ;• Tatar ;• Tibetan ;• Tu ;• Tujia ;• Uyghur ;• Uzbek • Va ;• Xibe ;• Yao ;• Yi ;• Yugur ;• Zhuang ;• Undistinguished nationalities
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Maonan   (150 words)

  
 People's Daily Online The Maonan ethnic minority   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Maonan communities are located in sub-tropical areas characterized by a mild climate and beautiful scenery, with stony hills jutting up here and there, among which small patches of flatland are scattered.
The Maonan language belongs to the Dong-Shui branch of the Zhuang-Dong language group of the Chinese-Tibetan language family.
The Maonan people are chiefly engaged in agriculture, but also have sidelines which yield more than half their total income, such as weaving bambooware, raising beef cattle, making wooden articles and casting iron.
english1.people.com.cn /data/minorities/Maonan.html   (974 words)

  
 Some books about the Maonan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
An introduction to the Maonan, emphasizing the economic structure of the society, marriage, religion and culture.
On the society of the Maonan in Xiatang Township.
- Huaijiang xian Xianan qu Zhongnan xian Maonan zu shehui lishi diaocha baogao (Rappoert on the investigation of the history and society of the Maonan of Zhongnan village, in Xianan zone of the Huaijiang County).
www.chinaviva.com /eng/Maonan/maonanbooks.htm   (433 words)

  
 China Source
Most are concentrated in the Xianan area of Huanjiang county, which is "distinguished by a long stretch of scenic mountains, towering peaks of all shapes and deep karst caves." The rest live in Hechi and Nandan.
The Maonan are hospitable to one another and to guests.
For recreation, they sing and enjoy the "Maonan opera." They are also known for their hat, which is "artistically woven with 700 very thin strands of bamboo and decorated with fl designs.
www.chsource.org /Maonan.htm   (511 words)

  
 Maonan Minority - Chinese Nationalities   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Maonan share a love of festivals and colorful dress with the Zhuang, and speak a related language.
The Maonan are skillful craftsmen of bamboo hats, which are works of art in themselves.
Maonan women are particularly fond of these hats.
www.paulnoll.com /China/Minorities/min-Maonan.html   (173 words)

  
 China's People Groups
Each Maonan village is inhabited by a group of people with the same surname.
The Maonan are hospitable to one another, calling each other brothers and sisters when they meet.
The Maonan are known for their hats, which are artistically woven with 700 thin strands of bamboo and decorated with fl designs.
easia.imb.org /peopleplaces/upg/maonan.htm   (204 words)

  
 Maoming Municipality - Other Cities Info - Cities & Towns - Newsgd   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
It is a petrochemical industrial city newly emerging in the late 1950s and began to govern its neighboring counties in 1983.
And under the administration of Maoming Municipality are Maonan District, Maogang District and Dianbai County, as well as 3 county-level cities of Gaozhou, Xinyi and Huazhou.
Since the reform and opening policy was put forward, all aspects of both social and economic development in Maoming have witnessed a rapid and healthy momentum and comprehensive stren gths are increasing continuously.
www.newsgd.com /citiesandtowns/other/info/200411260050.htm   (1603 words)

  
 Another day...: Uh... Oops.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The exterior of the facility appears somewhat run-down by American standards, but when in China, Mark and I saw that little attention is paid to the exterior of the actual building.
Compared to other buildings we saw in China, Maonan SWI is pretty nice on the outside.
One parent on the Maonan parent group disagreed that Maonan is a "good" place.
anotherdaykr.blogspot.com /2005/10/uh-oops.html   (1196 words)

  
 4 & 5 THE LECTURER AND THE SCHOOLGIRL - [Sunday Herald]
Tan Qing, 38, is of the Maonan minority, a small ethnic group from South China’s Guangxi Province.
Her local language is similar to Tibetan, and she shares the surname Tan with 80% of her ethnic group.
For Maonan people, both ancestry and the elderly in society are shown the utmost respect; Tan thinks hers is the only minority group with a full week’s holiday for China’s Tomb Sweeping Day, April 5, when respect is traditionally paid to a family’s ancestral line.
www.sundayherald.com /53765   (588 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
They are Zhuang, Yao, Miao, Maonan and Han, who is the mainstream population in China.
The project offices have conducted detailed socioeconomic surveys and assessment, which conclude that over 95% of the affected people are ethnic minority people, the majority of whom belong to Zhuang (See Table 1 for details).
Unlike the Miao, Yao, Dong, Maonan, Mulao, Jing and Yi peoples who identify themselves to "outsiders" through use of distinctive, often colorful, dress, unusual foods, customs, habits, rituals and ceremonies, the Zhuang population do not attempt to identify themselves today through distinctive dress, foods, housing styles, songs, dancing, music or special customary ways or habits.
www-wds.worldbank.org /servlet/WDSContentServer/WDSP/IB/2000/04/13/000094946_00020405360779/Rendered/INDEX/multi_page.txt   (5071 words)

  
 ChineseSource.com ..Chinese Products and Services
Approved by Provincial Government in Oct 1992, Maoming Maonan Suburb Economical Developing Zone is a provincial class probation area for economical exploring.
The developing zone is to cover 23 square kilometers and currently has population of 13000.
Maonan Developing Probation Zone enjoys convenient transportation in both land and water.
www.chinesesource.com /details.cfm?id=1885&cat_id=8   (213 words)

  
 Learn Chinese - Chinese Culture Base Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Maonan have a population of some 72,000 people most of whom live in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region (Province).
Although they have their own language, most people also speak Mandarin and Zhuang because of their long co-existence with the Han and Zhuang Without a written script, Han written language is commonly used.
Their style of costume shows a very strong Zhuang influence.
learn_chinese.ckungfu.com /base_of_culture/Maonan.htm   (149 words)

  
 Maonan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
A minority scarcely known, due to their long relation with Chinese Han.
From the ancestors' cult to the worship of the Buddhist goddess Guanyin, the Maonan mind is open to every kind of sacred experiences.
Even in Chinese, the Maonan are not the favorite theme of the researchers.
www.chinaviva.com /eng/Maonan/maonanindex.htm   (78 words)

  
 The Maonan people are an ethnic group They number...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Maonan people are an ethnic group They number...
A copy of the license is included in the section entitled
Maonan zu (Min zu zhi shi cong shu)
www.geodatabase.de /Maonan   (79 words)

  
 Post a reply - China Travel Forum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
there are Han, Zhuang, Miao, Yao, Manchu, Hui, Maonan, Gelao and Yi nationalities.
Xishuangbanna is famous for its mysterious tropical rainforests and minority customs.its population of 600000 one third are Dais, the rest being Hanis, Hans, Blangs, Lahus, Yaos, Was, Miaos, Jinos, Yis and others.[/quote]
Xishuangbanna is famous for its mysterious tropical rainforests and minority customs.its population of 600000 one third are Dais, the rest being Hanis, Hans, Blangs, Lahus, Yaos, Was, Miaos, Jinos, Yis and others.
www.muztagh.com /forum/posting.php?mode=quote&p=5993   (259 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Hui, Yi, Shui, Gelao, Maonan, Jing zu min jian gu shi xuan (Guangxi ge zu min jian wen xue cong shu): Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
This item is not eligible for Amazon Prime, but over a million other items are.
I own the rights to this title and would like to make it available again through Amazon.
Hui, Yi, Shui, Gelao, Maonan, Jing zu min jian gu shi xuan (Guangxi ge zu min jian wen xue cong shu) (Unknown Binding)
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/7219005601?v=glance   (295 words)

  
 The Yanghuang people   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Yanghuang are a sub-group of the Maonan designated minority.
- 1987, Mao Nan is approved to change to its original name “Maonan” (by the China State Council)
In 1990, Maonan population in Qiannan Prefecture: 30,358
www.yhpeople.com /profile.html   (458 words)

  
 Antique Maonan Blanket 2 – Chinese Textiles – ODON WAGNER GALLERY –
Antique Maonan Blanket 2 – Chinese Textiles – ODON WAGNER GALLERY –
This beautiful silk blanket is from the Maonan people of SW China.
Framed by a band of indigo-dyed cotton, the central silk panel is embroidered and in excellent condition.
www.odonwagnergallery.com /Artwork/PublicDisplay__Maonan_Blanket_2_Chinese_Textiles_1677_40.asp   (53 words)

  
 Peoples in Middle and Southeast China_Virtual Science Museum of China   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
home> Nationalities in Middle and Southeast China> Maonan Nationality
The Maonan people have all kinds of famous handicrafts, such as knitting and dying, silverware making, woodcarving, stone carving and bamboo article making.
But the most famous one is the colored bamboo hat woven with thin bamboo strips called "Top Stripped Cap".
kepu.jsinfo.gov.cn /english/nationalitymse/mao/200312240056.html   (378 words)

  
 Chinese Nationality List
They live in Huanjiang, Hechi, Nandan and Du'an counties in the northern part of the
The Xia'nan commune in Huanjiang county is designated as home of the Maonans since over 70 percent of its population are Maonans.
Located in the sub-tropical zone, their compact communities lie in beautiful surroundings in a climate best suited to grain crops.
www.chinaphile.com /chinese_nationality_list.htm   (3845 words)

  
 Ladybug Journals.com --> Family Photos   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Our friend Kara traveled to China in April.
One of her daughters is from Maonan and she visited the orphanage.
Director Fu brought Anna out and let her hold her and take photos.
www.adecmusic.com /ladybug/client/anna/family_photos.htm   (66 words)

  
 Fenlong Festival of the Maonan - Official Website of Nanning Municipality   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Fenlong Festival of the Maonan - Official Website of Nanning Municipality
Fenlong Festival is a traditional festival for Maonan people to pray to the Gods for a good harvest, and is held around the first Dragon Day after summer solstice.The celebrations usually last for two or three days.
As it is said that the dragon is in charge of rainfall, people offer sacrifice to the dragon around Dragon Day to pray for a well-proportional rainfall, which will help ensure a good harvest.
www.nanning.gov.cn /2421/2004_9_10/2421_33893_1094810304423.html   (90 words)

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