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1. Glass Bead Necklace (Paiwan, Taiwan)
(Matching tags: accessory,Paiwan,aborigine)
Paiwan multi-colored beads are commonly referred to as “veluriyam beads” in Chinese literature. They are actually glass beads. There are small, single-colored beads and larger, multicolored ...
2. Earthenware Pot (Paiwan, Taiwan)
(Matching tags: Paiwan,earthenware,pottery,aborigine)
Most Paiwan earthenware pots are unglazed and high fired, in round shape with either flat or slightly concave bottoms. Patterns are created by pressing or carving into the soft clay body, or by modeling ...
3. Amis Ceremonial Pottery
(Matching tags: Amis,pottery,aborigine)
These two vessels are examples of Amis ceremonial pottery. The making of this type of pottery is on the decline, and it is now a rare sight in Amis villages. Amis ceremonial pottery can be divided into ...
4. Paiwan Bronze Knife
(Matching tags: knife,Paiwan,aborigine)
Bronze knives are referred to as “tikuzan ni tagarus” in the Paiwan language, and are considered one of the three cultural treasures of the tribe. The remaining two are ancient pottery vessels ...
5. Paiwan Shaman's Box
(Matching tags: box,Paiwan,aborigine)
This is a box used by the shamans of the Paiwan tribe and referred to as kanepochi or anepochi in that tribe’s native language. These boxes were mostly made from wood. They served as containers for ...
6. Paiwan Divination Pot
(Matching tags: pottery,Paiwan,aborigine)
Paiwan artist and researcher Pavavalung Sakuliu believes that ancient earthenware pots had several functions: 1. As ceremonial objects. They often held glass beads or offerings. 2. As betrothal gifts. ...
7. Paiwan Linked Drinking Cup
(Matching tags: utensil,Paiwan,aborigine)
The linked drinking cup is unique to the Paiwan tribe and is referred to as “Ragal” in the Paiwan language. It comes in single cup, double cup and triple cup forms. The double and triple linked ...
8. Paiwan Male Earthenware Pot
(Matching tags: Paiwan,earthenware,pottery,aborigine)
The Paiwan tribe is mostly concentrated in the southern section of the Central Mountain Range in Sandimen, Majia, Taiwu, Laiyi, Chunri, Shizi, Mudan and Manzhou townships in Pingtung County, as well as ...
9. Amis Mikilita (Steamer)
(Matching tags: utensil,Amis,aborigine)
The Amis mostly produced pottery for everyday use such as water containers, pots for cooking, steamers and bowls, etc. Pottery making was strictly the work of women and was accomplished via a four-step ...
10. Atayal Knife
(Matching tags: aborigine,Atayal,knife)
A knife was one of the essential accessories of an indigenous male. The males of the Atayal, Paiwan, Puyuma, Amis, Saisiyat and Tsou tribes all carried knives. For the indigenous peoples living in the ...
11. Amis Mouth Harp
(Matching tags: harp,Amis,aborigine)
The mouth harp is a small, simple musical instrument that can be widely found among Taiwan’s indigenous tribes, especially among the Atayal, Amis and Bunun tribes. To make this instrument it was ...
12. Amis Pipe
(Matching tags: pipe,aborigine)
Traditionally, both men and women smoked pipes, and almost every tribe produced pipes of similar features. The largest difference was in the carved decorations. Pipe smoking was a habit among the Amis, ...
13. Atayal Women's Carrying Basket
(Matching tags: basket,Atayal,aborigine)
Taiwans indigenous peoples made many of their everyday use items from local plant materials such as bamboo, dried gourd, rattan, wood, coconut shells and leaves. Among them, bamboo was the most widely ...
14. Amis Salt Container
(Matching tags: utensil,Amis,aborigine)
Taiwans indigenous peoples made many of their everyday use items from local materials such as bamboo, wood, coconut shells and leaves. Among them, bamboo was the most widely used. .....
15. Atayal Cloth
(Matching tags: Atayal,clothing,aborigine)
Four pieces of woven cloth each measuring approximately 24 centimeters in width and approximately 73 centimeters in length were sewn together. Vertical seams reach a width of approximately five centimeters. ...
16. Rukai Necklace
(Matching tags: Rukai,accessory,aborigine)
This was worn by both men and women of the Rukai tribe. The Rukai tribe seldom used green beads, which is different from the glass bead decorations of the Paiwan tribe. This necklace features 3 or 4 beads ...
17. Bunun Necklace
(Matching tags: Bunun,accessory,aborigine)
These beads had widespread use among the Bunun tribe such as in bracelets, earrings and leg ornaments. They were small in size so usually were strung together. The central strand of this necklace features ...
18. Atayal Chest Ornament
(Matching tags: Atayal,accessory,aborigine)
This shell bead chest ornament was worn by the males of the Atayal tribe during the celebration following a successful headhunting expedition. It would continue to be worn for several months afterward ...
19. Tribal Glass Beads
(Matching tags: accessory,aborigine)
Glass beads were found among the Paiwan, Rukai and Puyuma tribes and were related to the traditional social hierarchy. The exact origins of these beads remain unclear. However, they were passed down from ...
20. Tao Silver Helmet
(Matching tags: Tao,Yami,hat,aborigine)
The Tao transformed silver into accessories, such as bracelets and silver helmets or as decorative touches to glass bead or agate necklaces. Silver is pounded into pieces or melted and then formed. When ...
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