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The Hezhe

Name: Hezhe, Hezhen, Nanai

Population: 5.000

Localization: Heilongjiang Province, Tongjiang, Huachuan and Fujin counties

Introductory Articles in Ethnic China

The Hezhe, people of the fish: The Hezhe is the ethnic group of China who has a more intimate relation with fish. Living near the banks of the big rivers of northeast China.

Sexual life and marriage of the Hezhe: The Hezhe always married people that belong to a different clan. Until the last years of the 19th century the Hezhe society was equitable and there was no economic component in the marriage
Religion of the Hezhe: They believe that every person has three souls, one that dies with the body, and other two that survive it. Of these two one will be reincarnated

The totem tiger among the Hezhe:
The tiger is one of the totems more widely spread among the Hezhe, second in popularity only after that of the bear.

Yimakan songs of the Hezhe: Yimakan is the name they give to theirs sung stories. In them it is reflected the spiritual universe of the Hezhe: Their myths, legends, customs, philosophy, religion, and history.

More introductory articles

Scholars Researches available in the Web


Books and references

Some books about the Hezhe:We don't know any book in English about the Hezhe, but some works contain some references to them.
Chinese Bibliography of the Hezhe: Main Chinese works about the Hezhe.
Hezhe hunting proverbs: That reflect the importance of hunting in Hezhe's life.

Photo Exhibitions

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Music

Hezhe music
A guide to download their music

Films and Video

Documentary Films about the Hezhe
Available dvds and vcds about the Hezhe
Image of the the Hezhe in the cinema

Art and Handicrafts

The Hezhe in the art
Art Exhibitions

Travel

Travel to Hezhe lands

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