Indigenous Peoples—Taiwan (Táiwān yuánzhùmínzú 台湾原住民族)

Michael STAINTON

A village chief of the Rukai, one of Taiwan’s smaller indigenous tribes, visiting the Department of Anthropology at Tokyo Imperial University during the Japanese rule of the island, 1896.

The indigenous peoples of Taiwan are the island’s original Austronesian inhabitants. They are a diverse collection of ethnic groups who have preserved and transformed their cultures over 400 years of invasion and rule by Chinese and Japanese rulers. Today they are important….

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