Deang, Benglong, Bulei, Liang, Rumai
Yunnan Province, Dehong Prefecture, Baoshan, Lincang and Pu'er Regions. Burma, many areas near the China border, mainly in the Shan State.
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of the Deang: It is believed that the ancestors of
the so-called Deang were the Pu, a people mentioned in the chronicles
of the Chinese Qin Dynasty.
Religious Syncretism: There is a Buddhist temple in almost
every village. But these coexist alongside a great number of nature sites,
such as trees.
Goddess of the Rice of the Deang: The most important
of their traditional deities, is honored several times along the year.
The importance of tea in Deang culture and life: Though the relationship between the Ang and the tea has been known in the anthropological records from the times when Chinese ethnologists effected their first collection of Deang myths, a comprehensive study of the manifold aspects that this relationship develops, and the way in which the tea, tea drinking, tea cropping, tea treasuring, affects Deang lives had not been published before.
and songs of the Deang: In "The ancestors create
the world" we see the god Potare guiding the creation of the world
Love among the
Deang: The young people are free to choose their partner.
In all stages of court and marriage, music and tea
Scholars Researches available in the Web
Books and references
Bibliography of the Deang
Chinese Bibliography of the Deang
Photo exhibitions about the Deang: We found the best
photos about the Deang Nationality in Chinese web places.
A guide to download their music
Films and Video
Films about the Deang
Available dvds and vcds about the Deang
Image of the the Deang in the cinema.
Art and Handicrafts
of the Deang in the art: Deang Women, a painting of the master Huang
to Deang lands
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