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Taiwan Indigenous Tribes: Bunun

Introduce 4 Taiwan indigenous tribes (Paiwan, Bunun, Ami and Rukai) our British Junior students belong to to everyone!

To know the Bunun Tribe!


The world famous “Eight-Part Chorus” is one of the Bunun’s tribe songs. You can hear the Bunun’s unique harmony chorus in all kinds of the occasions, such as Drinking Songs or Gun Worship Songs. Everyone, including preschoolers, is able to sing songs with such harmony. The Bunun is a imaginative tribe that they believe millets have souls, faces and the ability to move. There are fathers and children among millet seedlings. The father millets look after children millets.

Image source: TaiTung County Government Website (Accessed 13/03/2013)

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