Introductory Articles in Ethnic China
Changes in the Orogen's way of life: In 1996 the Oroqen Autonomous County government banned the hunt of wild animals in order to protect animals in severe danger. Now the Oroqen live mainly on the agriculture. With some of them employed in forest protection, deer breed, husbandry, and tourism.
Folk Ways: In every immortal pillar usually lived a
family. Some families with blood relations living together constituted
a wulileng. The basic unit of Oroqen society is the wulileng. These wulileng,
were the units of production and consumption.
Scholars Researches available in the Web
Noll and Kun Shi.- Chuonnasuan
(Meng Jin Fu) The Last Shaman of the Oroqen of Northeast China. Journal
of Korean Religions, 2004, 6:135-162
The Oroqen Ethnic Group.- The Oroqens believe in the Shamanism that there is no systematic doctrine and written scripture. But during the ritual of the shamanism, shamans teach orally a great variety of prayers, words of praise and legends,
China photo exhibitions
- Eclipse of the Gods: Guankouni, 73 years old recalls for the journalist the days when her shamanistic religion was still alive, when this tradition was passed from one generation to the next as was done the knowledge needed to carry on their sacred functions.
to Oroqen lands
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