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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Nu people
The Nu celebrate mainly the tribal flower-fairy festival, which is mainly celebrated by the Nu in the Gongshan area of Yunnan province.
The Monpa (and#38376;and#24052;) are an ethnic group in the Peoples Republic of China, with a population of 50,000, centered in the districts of Tawang and West Kameng.
Rooster cocks are held in reverence by Yi people due to the legend of a girl who saved her village from an evil spirit with a crowing cock; and thus a cockstail jacket long in back and short in front, as well as the cockscomb style hat, are popular with young girls in Yunnan.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Nu-people   (2882 words)

  
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The Nu people speak a language belonging to the Tibetan-Myanmese group of the Chinese-Tibetan language family.
The Nu homeland is a country of high mountains and deep ravines crossed by the Lancang, Dulong and Nujiang rivers.
The Nu people in Lanping and Weixi counties had long entered the feudal stage, and their methods of production and standard of living were similar to those of the Hans, Bais and Naxis.
www.china.org.cn /shaoshu/shao-2-nu.htm   (1371 words)

  
  The NuJiang River Project: People of the Nujiang Region
The Drung people live in the Dulong River Valley and in the Gongshan, Dulong and Nu autonomous counties of the Nujiang Lisu Autonomous Prefecture.
People in the upper reaches have comingled with the Tibetans, as have the lower people with the LiZu, so that their traditional dress has been influenced.
Rooster cocks are held in reverence by Yi people due to the legend of a girl who saved her village from an evil spirit with a crowing cock; and thus a cockstail jacket long in back and short in front, as well as the cockscomb style hat, are popular with young girls in Yunnan.
www.river.com /nujiang/nupeople.html   (2479 words)

  
 Nu (People)
The Nu people (own names: Nusu, Anung, Zauzou; Chinese: 怒族; pinyin: nù zú) are one of the 56 ethnic groups officially recognized by the People's Republic of China.
The Nu built their houses near the mountains made out either of baboo-slips or wooden planks, though houses made ut ro the latter type is more prevalent due to its better strength.
The Nu celebrate mainly the tribal flower/fairy festival, which is mainly celebrated by the Nu in the Gongshan area of Yunnan province.
www.xasa.com /wiki/en/wikipedia/n/nu/nu__people_.html   (942 words)

  
 Nu Ethnic Minority - China Style
During the Yuan and Ming dynasties the Nu people were administrated by a Naxi headman in Lijiang.
The area inhabited by the Nu people is a kingdom of rare animals and plants.
The Jijiamu Festival is the Spring Festival of the Nu people.
library.thinkquest.org /05aug/01780/chinese-ethnic-group/nu.htm   (1192 words)

  
 Urban Dictionary: nu-metal
The mainstream is what most people currently like, and, even when its fashion goes away, there would people still listening to it.
Nu-metal gradually phased out as predicted, and the very same idiotic crowd would be seen later jumping on the emo bandwagon, which is popular at the time of writing.
nu metal is all about being sad because your parents hate you for dressing and singing like a fag.
www.urbandictionary.com /define.php?term=nu-metal   (804 words)

  
 Nu Minority - Chinese Nationalities
The Nu is an ancient tribe that originally lived on the banks of the Nu and Lancang Rivers.
In the eighth century, the area inhabited by the Nu people came under the jurisdiction of the Nanzhao and Dali principalities, which paid tribute to the Tang (618-907) Dynasty court.
The spoken language of the Nu people, consisting of three dialects, belongs to the Tibetan-Burmese group of the Chinese-Tibetan language family.
www.paulnoll.com /China/Minorities/min-Nu.html   (314 words)

  
 Nu people - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Nu people (Chinese: 怒族; pinyin: Nùzú) are one of the 56 ethnic groups officially recognized by the People's Republic of China.
There is also a sparse distribution of Nu in Weixi County in the Diqing Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture and Zayu County in Tibet Autonomous Region, particularly at the border between Yunnan and Tibet.
The Nu celebrate mainly the tribal flower-fairy festival, which is mainly celebrated by the Nu in the Gongshan area of Yunnan province.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Nu_people   (1013 words)

  
 uExpress.com: Tell Me A Story by Amy Friedman and Jillian Gilliland -- (09/22/2002) adapted by Amy Friedman and ...
Nu Wa knelt in the mud by the sea and began to sculpt.
Nu Wa heard their prayers, and when she looked down, she saw her people drowning in the raging seas and rushing floods, fleeing from the wild fires and from attacking beasts.
Nu Wa watched the creatures swooping past, and with all her strength and concentration, she reached out and caught the largest dragon by its tail.
www.uexpress.com /tellmeastory/?uc_full_date=20020922   (917 words)

  
 China Source
The Nu live in the Nujiang Lisu Autonomous Prefecture, Yunnan Province--specifically Bijiang, Fugong, Gongshan, and Lanping counties, and in Weixi County in the Diqing Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture.
Nu descend from the Yi people and the natives of the Fugong and Gongshan mountains, the Anu, and are related to the Dulong people.
In 1956 the Kungshan Autonomous County of the Tulung and Nu nationalities was established.
www.chsource.org /Nu.htm   (271 words)

  
 Hiung-Nu - LoveToKnow 1911
HIUNG-NU, HIONG-NU, HEUNG-NU, a people who about the end of the 3rd century B.C. formed, according to Chinese records, a powerful empire from the Great Wall of China to the Caspian.
Their ethnical affinities have been much discussed; but it is most probable that they were of the Turki stock, as were the Huns, their later western representatives.
A theory which seems plausible is that which assumes them to have been a heterogenous collection of Mongol, Tungus, Turki and perhaps even Finnish hordes under a Mongol military caste, though the Mongolo-Tungus element probably predominated.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Hiung-Nu   (208 words)

  
 Nu Skin Force for Good Foundation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
The Nu Skin Force for Good Foundation is a commitment from Nu Skin to help to preserve indigenous cultures, protect fragile environments, finance medical research into serious illnesses and provide humanitarian assistance through donations of US $0.25 from each sale of Nu Skin's ethnobotanical product line, Epoch.
The TOUCH Project was created in February 2001 after a group of people from Corvallis, Oregon in the United States visited Uzhgorod, their sister city in the Ukraine, on a humanitarian aid visit.
However, these young people do not have any funds to start a new life and are lacking in basic skills to secure even a low to moderate job.
www.nuskin.com /eu/hg/english/about/ffg.shtml   (569 words)

  
 Privacy Policy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Nu Skin may also disclose Information about you to others if we have a good faith belief that we are required to do so by law or legal process, to respond to claims, or to protect the rights, property or safety of Nu Skin or others.
Nu Skin shall not be responsible for any actual or consequential damages that result from a lapse in compliance with this Privacy Policy as a result of a security breach or a technical malfunction.
Nu Skin is not responsible for the collection, use, or disclosure of information collected through these web sites or links, and Nu Skin expressly disclaims any and all liability related to such collection, use, or disclosure.
www.nuskinenterprises.com /corp/privacy_policy.shtml   (1322 words)

  
 trance.nu - Probably the best community in the world
People entered the club, took a drink of what they liked and the music did the job to make them go wild all night long.
There are loads of people that mixed Madonna in her star period, but those are not the mixes that really sold her tracks.
People can show their feelings and opinions, right after a party they put that on the internet, so we can read it.
trance.nu /v3/interview_show.php?id=185   (6099 words)

  
 Nu People, Chinese Ethnic Minorities, China Nationality
The Nu ethnic minority mainly live in the Bijiang, Fugong and Gongshan counties of the southwest of Yunan Province, with some in the Lanping and Weixi counties.
The Nu ethnic minority people are naturally skilled at playing musical instruments, especially the 'Dabian,' an instrument that resembles the Chinese pipa and the 'Nili', a kind of string instrument.
The Nu people celebrate festivals like New Year's Day, the Flower Festival and festivals for worshiping the god of grain and the god of the forest.
www.travelchinaguide.com /intro/nationality/nu   (530 words)

  
 The Nu Ethnic Group
in 1949, social development was uneven among the various Nu communities.
's national liberation came to the Nu areas in 1950.
At the time of the mid-20th century, only about 20 people of Nu origin had received primary education.
www.china.org.cn /english/features/EthnicGroups/136941.htm   (1339 words)

  
 The Ultimate Nu - American History Information Guide and Reference
Nu is a letter in the Greek alphabet: lowercase ν, uppercase Ν.
The Nu people are a Chinese ethnic group.
Nu is also used as a short form of new, as in Nu Metal, Nu Jazz, and Nupedia (as well as being a pun on GNU).
www.historymania.com /american_history/Nu   (225 words)

  
 International Association of Mothers Working At Home - Nu Skin Enterprises   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Nu Skin Enterprises is consistently recognized by third parties, including a high ranking of 5A1 from Dun and Bradstreet.
Nu Skin Enterprises’ mission is to be a force for good throughout the world by empowering people to improve lives with rewarding business opportunities, innovative products and an enriching, uplifting culture.
Nu Skin Enterprises provides work-at-home moms the opportunity to devote as little or as much time in building their business as they would like.
www.iamwah.org /index.cfm/referer/content.contentItem/ID/714/item/5063   (1440 words)

  
 The NuJiang River Project: People of the Nujiang Region
Throughout most of their history, the inhabitants of the Nu River have seldom known a time when they have not been ruled by another culture.
Nu people are divided into the upper river branch and the lower river branch with distinctive customs, and dialects so different they can not understand each other.
The two basic Chinese statutes passed by the National People's Congress are Program for Implementation of Regional Autonomy for Chinese Minorities (1952) and Law on Regional Autonomy for Minority Nationalities (1984).
www.river.com /nujiang/nuhistory.html   (673 words)

  
 Shelter.nu : Knowledge and information
It is of course the fear of the total amount of little things when they add up that turns otherwise reasonable people into the zombie killer know as a Choosability Practitioner; they choose what to fix based on what they have to vs. what they should fix.
This is why most debates are a total waste of time; people can't get their heads around the info to a grasping level, which is why debates always end up in "fl is wrong, white is right" bullshit.
It is the people who think that there should be no intersections and smaller, less-travelled roads that are stupid idiots.
shelter.nu /cat-ki.html   (9506 words)

  
 The Jakarta Post - The Journal of Indonesia Today
Nahdlatul Ulama (NU), the country's largest Muslim organization, urged Muslims, in particular radicals, to cease campaigns for Islamic sharia law, as well as violence in promoting religion.
Hasyim told members of the 40-million strong NU to stick to embracing the organization's principles of developing the nation, namely that the unitary state of Indonesia as proclaimed by the country's founding fathers was "final".
The NU's remarks came as a response to terrorist attacks in the country towards the end of this year: the bombings on the resort island of Bali on Oct. 12 that killed over 190 people, and bombings in the South Sulawesi capital of Makassar on Dec. 5, which claimed the lives of three people.
www.thejakartapost.com /yesterdaydetail.asp?fileid=20021230.@01   (716 words)

  
 Avril Lavigne Marries Deryck Whibley | Marriage, Avril Lavigne : People.com
PEOPLE Top 5 are the most-viewed stories on the site over the past three days, updated every 60 minutes.
At the outdoor, non-denominational ceremony, Lavigne was walked down the aisle by her father, John, to Mendelssohn's "Wedding March." She wore a Vera Wang gown and carried a bouquet of white roses.
Of her new album, she told PEOPLE in May, "there's going to be some love songs on there.
www.people.com /people/article/0,26334,1214386,00.html   (567 words)

  
 Anti-Apartheid Wall Campaign: Jamal Darawi from Nu’man: “We Are the Refugees of the 21st Century ”
He tells how the Occupation is forcing the villagers to leave Nu’man. The Zionist drive to expel the people from their lands and homes has a concrete target — 21 villages all along the path of the Wall.
The rubbish is piling up in the village and people have turned to burning it as we have done 40 years ago.
It is clear that they are determined to expel all the people from the village for the sake of Zionist expansion.
stopthewall.org /communityvoices/1260.shtml   (3021 words)

  
 Barrier Turns Holy City Into Hostile Fortress
Jerusalem came to the unsuspecting people of Nu'man in 1967 as an imaginary line across their hamlet's parched, rock-studded hills far beyond the city.
As the years passed, the 200 or so people living in Nu'man did wonder about the Jewish settlements creeping ever closer but the hamlet's ties were with the West Bank and that was just a short walk to the larger village of Al-Khas where most people shopped, worshipped or worked.
"People who go two meters down the road to take their kids to school were crossing an arbitrary line in the sand that is now becoming a massive structure."
www.commondreams.org /headlines03/1023-07.htm   (1266 words)

  
 Nu Skin Hong Kong
As long as you hold on to your dream, your Nu Skin business will continue and thrive in good time!" Therefore, when Zoey first started her Nu Skin business, other than looking after her job, her family and pursuing her studies, she also spent time on telephone customers, and attend business seminars on Sundays.
She did not give up any chance of meeting people, and presented the Nu Skin opportunity to every single person she comes into contact.
But later on, she found that Nu Skin could not only bring her monetary rewards but also improve her communication skills in her teaching life.
www.nuskin.com /hk/english/distributor/success/zoeyl.shtml   (465 words)

  
 The Explorers Club - Peter Foley, Nu arrows
There is scant literature in English about the Nu people, but the mention of their poison arrows and their odd way of recording events made me curious.
I also read that almost the entire Nu population live in the mountains along the Nu River, mountains that are so steep they appear to defy climbing.
It is the character used for both the river and the Nu people.
www.explorers.org /expeditions/061foley2005/061foley2005.php   (261 words)

  
 Nu Wa: Myths and Legends of the World
In Chinese mythology, Nu Wa is the goddess of order who created humans and saved the world from destruction.
After a while, Nu Wa realized that it would take too long to fill the earth with people if she made each one by hand.
The people Nu Wa created by hand became the rich and powerful people in the world; those she flung as drops from the rope became the poor and the weak.
history.enotes.com /myths-legends/nu-wa   (216 words)

  
 Nu - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In Egyptian mythology, Nu (or Nun) is male form of the androgynous god/goddess whose female form was known as Naunet.
U Nu is a former Burmese prime minister.
With a slash to denote a click, the N/u, or Khomani, are a San (Bushmen) people of Africa.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Nu   (309 words)

  
 Study   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Come now therefore, I pray thee, curse me this people; for they are too mighty for me: peradventure I shall prevail, that we may smite them, and that I may drive them out of the land: for I wot that he whom thou blessest is blessed, and he whom thou cursest is cursed.
Behold, the people shall rise up as a great lion, and lift up himself as a young lion: he shall not lie down until he eat of the prey, and drink the blood of the slain.
And Israel abode in Shittim, and the people began to commit whoredom with the daughters of Moab.
www.yecheadquarters.org /catalog4.4.html   (4085 words)

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