(123) Representatives from 24 ethnic groups participated in the first festival--namely Akha, Dara'ang, Hmong, Iu-Mien, Kachin, Karen/Pwakanyaw, Khamu, Lahu, Lisu
, Lua/Lawa, Mabisu, Mlabri, Moken, Moklaen, Mon, Oraklawoi, Shan, Song, Tai-Khoen, Tai-Lue, Tai-Yawng, Tai-Yuan, Thai-Song-Dam, Thai-Yong and Yahagun.
The only areas with minimal presence of Han toponyms are the northwest corner populated by the Zang-Mian (particularly Zang, Naxi, and Lisu
) toponyms and the southwest corner dominated by the Zhuang-Dong (particularly Dai) toponyms.
(15.) Tetsunao Yamamori and Kim-Kwong Chan, "Missiological Ramifications of the Social Impact of Christianity on the Lisu
of China," Missiology 26, no.
of the Golden Triangle," by Claudia Simms and Thomas Tarleton, October 1987 (Article # 13241).
Tan Shibao [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] "Cong fojiao ruhua yu zhongguo chuantong lisu
wenhua zhi xianghu yingxiang bianhuashi kan weilai" [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII].
You might wish to check out the LISU
website (via Google), the statistics can be brought up as an Adobe file.
Arrive at an elephant camp by lunchtime and spend the afternoon meandering through and alongside a river on the backs of these great animals to the village of the Lisu
hill tribe, our stop for the night.
One printing company, a joint venture with an overseas Christian organization, has printed over 25 million Bibles since its founding in 1987, including Bibles in Braille and minority languages, such as Korean, Jingbo, Lisu
, Lahu, Miao and Yao.
The 126 stunning photographs, all in full colour, show tribes from round the world including the Torajan, Aborigine, Bai Yunnan, Berber, Himba Herero, Masai, Samburu, Turkana Balti, Ladhaki, Bhutanese, Weligama, Lisu
, Karen, and Eskimo.
The people featured in the book include the Herero, Masai, Samburu, Turkana, Himba, Berber, Inuit, Balti, Ladhaki, Bhutanese, Weligama, Lisu
, Karen, Torajan, Bai Yunnan, and the Aborigine.
Mr Joyce, aged 46, researched his latest book while spending several weeks on the Thai-Burmese border living with the Lisu
and Akha tribes.