Facts about Jino Culture
Articles in Ethnic China
Jino: Most of their cultural characteristics are disappearing
quickly. Now they only wear their elaborated dress on their main festivals.
the Jino: The Jino think that the world was created
by a goddess called Amoyaobai. Each branch of the Jino is considered to
be originated by a female ancestor
Love among the
Jino: The young Jino enjoy sexual freedom before the
marriage. In some villages, they build houses where the single young of
both sexes spend the night.
60 shadows of matriarchy among the Jino. Quotes from the book: China’s last but one matriarchy: The Jino of Yunnan.Pedro Ceinos Arcones. 2013)
Materials about the Jino
Wang Jieru.- Changing
Hidden Ethnic Relationship under Non-Timber Forest Products Flow in Transition
to Market Economy: Case from Jinuo Community, Southern Yunnan Province, China.
Relying on rich natural resources, Jinuo people practiced shifting
cultivation and non-timber forest products (NTFPs) collection for their livelihood. They
have significant experience in NTFPs collection and management and have evolved their
own unique indigenous knowledge system based on local natural resources and the
environment. According to the primary ethno botanical research into the Jinu community,
252 plant species of NTFPs were recorded... "Laogan " is a kind of social network besides its function as a necessary
product flow between upland and lowland for their livelihood since it functions as
friendship sharing, information exchange and economic cooperation. It is typical symbol
to present the ethnic relationship between the Jinuo and the Dai.
Hayashi, Norihiko.- The Historical Development of Youle Jino. Senri Ethnological Studies 75: 255–280. 2009.
Jino has two main dialects, namely Youle and Buyuan. It is said that ninety percent of
the speakers speaks Youle and the remainder Buyuan (Gai 1986).
This paper is a preliminary study of the historical development of Youle Jino and is
mainly accomplished through comparison with Lolo-Burmese (LB) languages and Proto-
Tibeto-Burman (PTB)/ Proto-Lolo-Burmese (PLB) forms.
Xing and Kang Xiaofeng.- Basic
Information of Jinuo Minority and Baya Village,
Jinuo Township, Jinghong County.
Baya village is one of the largest and oldest villages in Jinuo Township. It has been the
largest population village. A lot of traditional culture is reserved there. Since the
establishment of People's Republic of China there are many great changes occurred in
China's last but one matriarchy. First 30 pages of this book.
Bibliography of the Jino: More than 30 references and some quotations from them regarding the Jino nationality, one of the less known nationalities in China.
Chinese Bibliography of the Jino
Thesis and Dissertations
Kui .- Changes
in land use in response to socio-economic changes in Xishuangbanna, People's
Republic of China
Dai people cultivate more intensive on paddy land than the other two ethnic
groups, Hani and Jinuo villagers produce more subsistence crops on upland
than Dai; and deforestation is most serious in the Hani village than in
those of Dai and Jinuo. The evidence shows that the great differences
in traditional land use among Dai, Jinuo and Hani have gradually disappeared.
Jino in the Art, art of the Jino
China photo exhibitions
Some Photo exhibitions
Films and Video
Films about the Jino
Available dvds and vcds about the Jino
Image of the the Jino in the cinema
Jino in the art
to Jino lands: Some basic information about the best way and time to visit the Jino nationality.