Atayal (Chinese: 泰雅), also known as the Tayal and the Tayan, are one tribe of Taiwanese aborigines especially in Wulai. In the year 2000 the Atayal tribe numbered 91,883. This was approximately 23.1% of Taiwan's total indigenous population, making them the second-largest tribal group. The meaning of Atayal is "genuine person" or "brave man."
The Atayal Tribe is a fairly advanced culture. They originally lived by fishing, hunting, gathering, and growing crops on burned-off mountain fields. The tribe also practices crafts such as weaving, net knotting, and woodworking. They also have traditional musical instruments and dances.
On the left is the Chief of the tribe while the middle shows pretty lady back from fishing and a squatting hunter on the right.
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Noel_Byrne (33054) 2013-06-09 9:09
I smiled when I saw this in the gallery, as I instantly knew this was your work :)
Another great idea to combine these three images together to give a great feeling for the statues and their variety. A really great note on the history of these indigenous people too. Really nicely done, always a pleasure to view your work!
All the best
pajaran (64374) 2013-06-10 9:00
Dobar tekst sa datim podacima . ..
Dobar rad od tri fotografije, lepo pokazane skulpture.
Dobri snimci, lepe boje.
Sve najbolje u novoj nedelji koja je pocela.
Good text with the given data. ..
Good work from the three photographs shown nice sculptures.
Good shots, beautiful colors.
All the best in the new week that started.
- Copyright: Chian Sing Lai (kim_gwan) (418)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2013-06-09
- Categories: Artwork
- Camera: Sony Alpha a35, SAL 18-55 mm F3.5-5.6, SDHC 8G, Hoya HMC UV Multicoated 55mm
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- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2013-06-09 0:53