Posts Tagged ‘ZJJ Cultural custom’

The National Forest Park had been given the name of Zhangjiajie after the name of a small village located within its bounds, and now a popular tourist attraction within the park. The three-character name can be interpreted as follows: ZHANG is a common surname in China; JIA can be translated as family; and JIE can […]

Thursday, November 28th, 2013 at 06:04 | 0 comments
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ZJJ Collage is the art of making a picture by sticking pieces of colored paper, fabric, or photographs onto a surface and it also means a picture that you make by doing this. ZJJ Tujia people use a piece of good quality wood as the surface for the collage. Then put the skins, roots, brunches […]

Tuesday, November 26th, 2013 at 14:43 | 0 comments
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The Tujia people called themselves “Bizika”, which means “Native dwellers”. Although their name suggests that they are natives, their exact origin is still uncertain. Some people trace their ancestry to the ancient “Ba” people while others claim they come from the Wuman, who moved to Western Hunan from Guizhou Province. There are also some that […]

Saturday, August 24th, 2013 at 11:04 | 0 comments
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Time: The sixth day of the sixth lunar month (About July) What’s On: The Tujia people have a tradition to sun clothes on the sixth day of the sixth lunar month. A Tujia folktale tells that a Tujia chieftain named Tanhou passed away on the early Ming Dynasty and later it became a major festival […]

Saturday, August 10th, 2013 at 06:35 | 0 comments
Categories: Cultural custom