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  Nakhi Information
Nakhi music is 500 years old, and with its mixture of literary lyrics, poetic topics, and musical styles from the Tang, Song, and Yuan dynasties, as well as some Tibetan influences, it has developed its own unique style and traits.
Absorbing architectural styles of the Han and the Tibetan, the houses of the Nakhi are built in a unique vernacular style of one courtyard with five skylights, which have a crude and simple appearance, but with elaborate and delicate patterns on casements and doors.
Among the Nakhi in Yongning County in Yunnan and the Yanyuan County in Sichuan, existing remnants of a matriarchal family structure were evident until the beginning of democratic reform, when it changed to a patriarchal structure.
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  Nakhi
Nakhi music is 500 years old, and with its mixture of literary lyrics, poetic topics, and musical styles from the Tang, Song, and Yuan dynasties, as well as some Tibetan influences, it has developed its own unique style and traits.
Absorbing architectural styles of the Han and the Tibetan, the; houses of the Nakhi are built in a unique vernacular style of one courtyard with five skylights, which have a crude and simple appearance, but with elaborate and delicate patterns on casements and doors.
Among the Nakhi in Yongning County in Yunnan and the; Yanyuan County in Sichuan, existing remnants of a matriarchal family structure were evident until the beginning of democratic reform, when it changed to a patriarchal structure.
www.freeencyclopedia.co.za /wiki/Nakhi   (3224 words)

  
  Nakhi   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Nakhi are thought to have descended from Tibet, and until recently maintained overland trading links with Lhasa (and thus India).
The Nakhi have used a variety of scripts in the past, however they eventually developed an intriguing pictographic script of their own.
The formerly home-spoken Nakhi is eventually disappearing from Nakhi families as young parents usually speak Chinese at home to their children, thinking a good mastery of Chinese will benefit the future generation.
www.casimiro.com /wiki/en/wikipedia/n/na/nakhi.html   (517 words)

  
 Nakhi - Definition, explanation
Nakhi music is 500 years old, and with its mixture of literary lyrics, poetic topics, and musical styles from the Tang, Song, and Yuan dynasties, as well as some Tibetan influences, it has developed its own unique style and traits.
Among the Nakhi in Yongning County in Yunnan and the Yanyuan County in Sichuan, existing remnants of a matriarchal family structure were evident until the beginning of democratic reform, when it changed to a patriarchal structure.
The Nakhi's Tibetan origins and proximity to Tibet led them – and especially the upper class – to embrace the Kagyu lineage of Lamaism during the 14th century.
www.calsky.com /lexikon/en/txt/n/na/nakhi.php   (2703 words)

  
 Nakhi|tibiet|tibet travel|china travel|sichuan travel|china travel service|west china
Nakhi music is 500 years old, and with its mixture of literary lyrics, poetic topics, and musical tones from the Tang, Song, and Yuan dynasties, as well as some Tibetan influences, it has developed its own unique style and traits.
Among the Nakhi in Yongning County in Yunnan and the Yanyuan County in Sichuan, existing remnants of a matriarchal family structure was evident until the eve of the democratic reform, when this was switched to the patrilineal lineage.
The formerly home-spoken Nakhi is eventually disappearing from Nakhi families as young parents usually speak Chinese at home to their children, thinking a good mastery of Chinese will benefit the future generation.
www.china-panda.com /chinatravel/Html/20056116247-1.html   (3079 words)

  
 Nakhi information - Search.com
Among the Nakhi in Yongning County in Yunnan and the Yanyuan County in Sichuan, existing remnants of a matriarchal family structure were evident until the beginning of democratic reform, when it changed to a patriarchal structure.
The Nakhi are believed to be the descendants of the nomadic Qiang, an ethnic group inhabiting the Tibetan plateau since ancient times.
The Nakhi's Tibetan origins and proximity to Tibet led them – and especially the upper class – to embrace the Kagyu lineage of Lamaism during the 14th century.
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 The Ultimate Nakhi - American History Information Guide and Reference
The Nakhi (Chinese: 纳西族; Nàxīzú;) are an ethnic group inhabiting the foothills of the Himalayas in the north-western part of the Yunnan Province, and as well as the south-western part of the Sichuan Province in China.
Among the Nakhi in Yongning County in Yunnan and the Yanyuan County in Sichuan, existing remnants of a matriarchal family structure was evident until the eve of the democratic reform, when this was switched to the patrilineal lineage.
During the Sui and Tang Dynasties, the Nakhi were known as the Mosha-yi, or the Moxie-yi.
www.historymania.com /american_history/Naxi   (3206 words)

  
 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Nakhi
The Nakhi are an ethnic group inhabiting the foothills of the Himalayas in the northwestern part of Yunnan Province, as well as the southwestern part of Sichuan Province in China.
Nakhi music is 500 years old, and with its mixture of literary lyrics, poetic topics, and musical styles from the Tang, Song, and Yuan dynasties, as well as some Tibetan influences, it has developed its own unique style and traits.
The Nakhi speak Naxi, a Sino-Tibetan language, and have used a variety of scripts in the past, notably the Dongba and the Geba scripts.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/Nakhi   (2837 words)

  
 Qwika - Mosuo
Consisting of a population of 50,000, most of them are found near Lugu Lake, which is not far removed from the Tibetan Himalayas.
Although culturally distinct from the Nakhi, the Chinese government places them as members of the Nakhi.
As a Matrilineal duolocal society, the Mosuo have been more successful in retaining their culture than the Nakhi, and are divided into four generations in a household.
wikipedia.qwika.com /wiki/Mosuo   (557 words)

  
 The Dispatch - Serving the Lexington, NC - News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Nakhi of Lijiang play a type of song and dance suite called baisha xiyue, which was supposedly brought by Kublai Khan in AD 1253.
Nakhi dongjing is an ancient type of music related to southern Chinese forms, and is popular today.
Supposedly introduced to the Nakhi by Kublai Khan when he conquered the Kingdom of Dali and received help from a Nakhi leader named Mailiang, basha xiyue is performed by orchestras.
www.the-dispatch.com /apps/pbcs.dll/section?category=NEWS&template=wiki&text=music_of_Yunnan   (409 words)

  
 Joshua Project - Ethne Movement
Most of the Nakhi live in the mountainous part of the Yunnan Province, which is located in the southwestern region of China.
The Nakhi still enjoy hunting, but it is no longer their main source of food.
Nakhi villages consist of closely clustered domestic compounds (walled courtyards enclosing a house and a stable).
www.joshuaproject.net /ethne.php?es=4&rop3=114251&rog3=CH   (888 words)

  
 IN CHINA: ROCK'S KINGDOM - New York Times
The Nakhi are the descendants of Tibetan nomads who, many centuries ago, exchanged their tents for houses and settled in the Lijiang Valley, to grow rice and buckwheat at an altitude of over 8,000 feet.
Every Nakhi woman carries the cosmos on her back: the upper part of the cape is a band of indigo representing the night sky; the lower, a lobe of creamy silk or sheepskin that stands for the light of day.
The Nakhi are a passionate people, and even today, rather than submit to a hated marriage, young lovers may poison or drown themselves, or jump to their death from the mountain.
query.nytimes.com /gst/fullpage.html?res=9A0DE7DC133AF935A25750C0A960948260&sec=travel&pagewanted=print   (2692 words)

  
 Omnipelagos.com ~ article "Nakhi"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Nakhi () are an ethnic group inhabiting the foothills of the Himalayas in the northwestern part of Yunnan Province, as well as the southwestern part of Sichuan Province in China.
The Nakhi celebrate the annual Torch Festival on the 24th and 25th of the sixth month of the Lunar calendar, which corresponds approximately to July 8th-9th, and the Sanduo Festival on February 8
The Nakhi have several indigenous forms of music, including baisha xiyue and the Chinese-inspired donjiang.
www.omnipelagos.com /entry?n=nakhi   (2747 words)

  
 index.html
This was the frontier between the ancient Minkia kingdoms and the Nakhi Kingdom of Mu or Likiang.
Crowds of peasants of the Nakhi tribe that predominated in Likiang were returning from the market: smiling men and women led horses, and we could hear their chattering and singing well ahead.
The Nakhi proved to be truculent, unfriendly, mildly hostile and extremely suspicious, at the first arrival of all outsiders who were to take up permanent residence, whether they were of high or low rank.
pratyeka.org /books/forgotten_kingdom   (23302 words)

  
 Approaching the Jade Dragon: Tourism in Lijiang
Nakhi villages consist of closely clustered domestic compounds (walled courtyards enclosing a house and a stable).
Many Nakhi came to the Lord at that time and a strong church was planted among them.
Many Nakhi Christians were put to death because of their new-found faith in Jesus Christ.
www.mountainlegacy.net /yulong/MA-04-02.html   (1676 words)

  
 Nakhi - Information at Halfvalue.com
The Nakhi celebrate the annual Torch Festival on the 24th and 25th of the sixth month of the Lunar calendar, which corresponds approximately to July 8th-9th, and the Sanduo Festival on February 8
The Nakhi speak Naxi, a Sino-Tibetan language, and have used a variety of scripts in the past, notably the Dongba and the Geba scripts.
The Nakhi's Tibetan origins and proximity to Tibet led them – and especially the upper class – to embrace the Kagyu lineage of Lamaism during the fourteenth century.
www.halfvalue.com /wiki.jsp?topic=Nakhi   (2959 words)

  
 China Heritage Newsletter
Nakhi culture is a syncretic blend of Tibetan, Han Chinese and local indigenous elements, and the Nakhi have been absorbing elements of Han Chinese culture at a steady rate over the past several centuries.
Nakhi ancient music, as promoted by Xuan Ke and performed for tourists in Lijiang by an ensemble of venerable old men with tortoise shell spectacles and pretty young girls with ruddy cheeks, is just one of the unique cultural properties of the Nakhi that can be sampled by visitors.
Spoilt they were, these Nakhi men, and many smoked opium to excess, but passing years mellowed them and turned their hearts to the attainment of culture and of the understanding of beautiful things....
www.chinaheritagequarterly.org /features.php?searchterm=002_nakhi.inc&issue=002   (3064 words)

  
 index.html   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
This was the frontier between the ancient Minkia kingdoms and the Nakhi Kingdom of Mu or Likiang.
Crowds of peasants of the Nakhi tribe that predominated in Likiang were returning from the market: smiling men and women led horses, and we could hear their chattering and singing well ahead.
The Nakhi proved to be truculent, unfriendly, mildly hostile and extremely suspicious, at the first arrival of all outsiders who were to take up permanent residence, whether they were of high or low rank.
www.pratyeka.org /books/forgotten_kingdom   (23302 words)

  
 China Heritage Newsletter
Nakhi culture is a syncretic blend of Tibetan, Han Chinese and local indigenous elements, and the Nakhi have been absorbing elements of Han Chinese culture at a steady rate over the past several centuries.
Nakhi ancient music, as promoted by Xuan Ke and performed for tourists in Lijiang by an ensemble of venerable old men with tortoise shell spectacles and pretty young girls with ruddy cheeks, is just one of the unique cultural properties of the Nakhi that can be sampled by visitors.
Spoilt they were, these Nakhi men, and many smoked opium to excess, but passing years mellowed them and turned their hearts to the attainment of culture and of the understanding of beautiful things....
www.chinaheritagenewsletter.org /features.php?searchterm=002_nakhi.inc&issue=002   (3064 words)

  
 Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
After spending a semester in Yunnan province, China, living and working with the women of the minority Nakhi culture, Greene researched the ways in which certain women-centered cultures might require a shift in perspective for aid organizations.
Nakhi women run the businnesses and control much of the economic system of their cultural sphere.
Examining both the Nakhi culture of China and the Igbo culture of southeastern Nigeria, Greene argues that rather than thinking of these cultures as matriarchal, we should re-frame them as women-centered, allowing for the role of both men and women within the various aspects of the society.
www.smcm.edu /Academics/inter/women/1wmstl_smpexamples.html   (666 words)

  
 The Unreached Peoples Prayer Profiles
The Nakhi (also known as the Naxi) are one of China's minority people groups.
Most of the Nakhi live in the mountainous part of the Yunnan Province, which is located in the southwestern region of China.
The Nakhi still enjoy hunting, but it is no longer their main source of food.
kcm.co.kr /bethany_eng/p_code/688.html   (865 words)

  
 De Nakhi, een matriarchale cultuur in de praktijk
De Nakhi wonen in Zuid Oost China, in de nabijheid van Tibet (provncies Yunnan en Sichuan).
Ze blijven in hun eigen huis wonen of in het huis van hun moeder.
Vandaar dat het beëindigen van een relatie bij de Nakhi iets is dat veel makkelijker wordt geaccepteerd dan een echtscheiding in onze cultuur.
www.dirah.dds.nl /nakhi.htm   (649 words)

  
 Naxi Information - Online Prescription Medication Directory   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Nakhi celebrate the annual Torch Festival on the 24th and 25th of the sixth month of the Lunar calendar, which corresponds approximately to July 8th-9th, and the Sanduo Festival on February 8
Formerly spoken at home, Naxi is slowly disappearing, as young parents now usually speak Chinese at home to their children, thinking mastery of Chinese will benefit the future generation.
The Nakhi's Tibetan origins and proximity to Tibet led them — and especially the upper class — to embrace the Kagyu lineage of Lamaism during the fourteenth century.
www.prescriptiondrug-info.com /drug_information_online.asp?title=Naxi   (2888 words)

  
 Nakhi
The Nakhi (Chinese: 纳西族; Nàxīzú;) are an ethnic group in the foothills of the Himalayas north-west Yunnan Province, China.
Nakhi ladies sitting around in Lijiang The Nakhi have used a variety of scripts in the past, however they eventually developed an intriguing pictographic script of their own.
The Nakhi people follow Lamaism, their native Dongba religion, or Taoism.
www.datamass.net /na/nakhi.html   (529 words)

  
 Nakhi   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Nakhi (Chinese: 纳西族; pinyin: Nàxī Zú) are an ethnic group inhabiting the foothills of the Himalayas in the northwestern part of Yunnan Province, as well as the southwestern part of Sichuan Province in China.
However, despite similar origins and very striking resemblances from a linguistic point of view, the two groups are now culturally distinct, the Naxi more influenced by Han Chinese culture, the Mosuo more influenced by Tibetan culture.
The Nakhi have several indigenous forms of music, including baisha xiyue and the Chinese-inspired dongjing.
nba.servegame.org /en/Nakhi.htm   (2889 words)

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