Western Qiang tribes settled in the overlapping peaks, the terrain Xianyao Minshan mountains area, began almost isolated life, this is still the continuation of Di Qiang Qiang ancestors incense. Because of the geographical remoteness and the outside almost completely cut off, the Northwest Sichuan Qiang become one of China's "cultural island" of the nation. But it is this unique cultural phenomenon of retained, just keep the non renewable Qiang traditional culture and ancient ethnic customs. The May 12, 2008 earthquake in northwestern Sichuan Province, Diexi earthquake of magnitude greater than 1933 not only the upper reaches of the Minjiang River, and in the great disaster in Wenchuan County, the epicenter of the Qiang people which shocked the world. More importantly, spiritual and cultural wealth of Qiang, Tibetan and other ethnic accumulated from generation to generation, in the world attention has not focused and attention, but in the instant destroyed a large area. Loss and a piercing the immeasurable pain, will be the survivors and the generations of inner healing is difficult to hit. In order to make future generations to review Kawanishi Kita, Tibetan and other ethnic flashing colorful culture and customs. For today, Northwest Sichuan nationalities survivors in the reconstruction of spiritual civilization for reference when we will own homes, in twentieth Century 80 in the early 1990s, Wenchuan County, Maoxian, in-depth County, Heishui County, Jiuzhaigou County (formerly Nanping County) Qiang, such as Tibetan residence, photograph of picture to readers, a sincere expression of a cultural worker to retain Sichuan Aba Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture of Qiang, Tibetan cultural treasures.
"Permanent memory of Northwest Sichuan Qiang and Tibetan folk culture Atlas (in translation) (set of 2 volumes)" included mainly western Qiang Folk pictures. Western Qiang tribes settled in the overlapping peaks, the terrain Xianyao Minshan mountains area, began almost isolated life, this is still the continuation of Di Qiang Qiang ancestors incense. Because of the geographical remoteness and the outside almost completely cut off, the Northwest Sichuan Qiang become one of China's "cultural island" of the nation. But it is this unique cultural phenomenon of retained, just keep the non renewable Qiang traditional culture and ancient ethnic customs.
Wu Yunming, Han, Jiangsu of Jurong city. 1940 was born in Yunnan in November, graduated from Beijing Normal University 60 years education department, the late 80's, as a visiting scholar of Harvard University, visit to the United states. China Academy of Dancing Art Institute senior scholars, the Chinese Nuo opera Research Association vice president and Secretary general. Participated in the national key scientific research project "China dance art history: Catalogue" writing, "Chinese contemporary dance essence, series of research in TV" director, published "China Dance", "Yelang style" (the DVD), published "the Han Dynasty in dance and acrobatics", "China the culture of American Indian ancient civilization and tradition of" dozens of articles. In the long-term study of cultural Chinese folk dance and investigation in decades of folk in the fieldwork, the author has accumulated a large number of first-hand information, in 1994 proposed "research methods in language is a study of the folk dance culture" theory, the researchers at home and abroad approval.
Objective 1. Brilliant Qiang and Tibetan culture and art of Maoxian County Wenchuan County Jiuzhaigou County, Heishui county (formerly Nanping County) II. National customs and ecological environment and architectural style and customs of traditional costumes Yao Chi Wonderland postscript
Qiang nationality with a long history and profound traditional culture, because the distribution area of remote and traffic dangers, for a long time in Social Anthropology and photographers to spit 20 fieldwork century began, few others into the Aba Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture, county and township village in the study and the wide range of subjects. In order to study the influence of the traditional culture of ethnic Qiang belonging to the Tibeto Burman languages, in the early 80's, I began the study villages belong to the Autonomous Prefecture of Wenchuan, Lixian, Maoxian, Blackwater, Songpan County, and shooting a lot of records of local people worship, dance and the customs of the photos and videos data. In the future research work, the more I feel the importance of Qiang traditional culture in human treasure house of. The Wenchuan earthquake occurred in May 12, 2008 shocked the world, Wen Jiabao Premier proposed in "rescuing heritage" Qiang culture under the call, I as a national cultural researchers to do his duty, he immediately compiled this content to Qiang culture, folk custom of "permanent memory -- the Northwest Sichuan Qiang and Tibetan folk culture the atlas". When I read the film more than twenty years ago "Salang" Qiang and Tibetan "Guozhuang" the sunshine mentality and the old culture of photos, the emergence of memories still be visible before the eyes, clear. However, the Wenchuan earthquake transient asked, but inexorably away many of my familiar friend, destroyed the stands at the top of the Minshan, real and ancient stone Qiong long development of terraced fields, so that tens of thousands of people in disaster...... I was pregnant with infinite grief selected out of more than two hundred pieces of precious historical moments in the past thousand photo, only intended to let people alive and descendants, forever can intuitively understand that had spread national culture and customs in the northwest region rich in Jll. In order to introduce Sichuan Northwest Ethnic Culture and customs to the world, in this particular to University of Chicago Professor Cai 九迪 (Judith T.Zeitlin) the lady to do for the English translation; they pay for the books for senior editor Mr. Huang Huimin proposed the constructive opinion to atlas, senior art editor Mr. Yuan Yinchang the toil; many young students for image input work; to provide individual pictures of Li Jiaji and other friends of the atlas, and the Shanghai Music Publishing House also published in the English version, the effort, in this and expressed sincere gratitude.
"Permanent memory: Northwest Sichuan Qiang and Tibetan folk culture (English atlas in 2 volumes)" by the Shanghai music publishing house.
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