• Qiang people - Wikipedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qiang_people The Qiang people have also adopted many practices of the Taoists. For some Qiangs, consecrated white stones, believed to be imbued of powers of the gods through certain rituals, are placed on the top of towers as a good luck symbols. These squared stone towers are traditionally located on the edge of Qiang villages and on the top of nearby ...
  • Qiang (historical people) - Wikipedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qiang_(historical_people) Modern Qiang people are believed to be descended from the ancient Qiangs. The Qiang were first described as nomadic shepherds living in the region of contemporary Gansu and Qinghai provinces. At some point prior to the modern era they settled and adopted an agricultural way of life. Due to constant conflict between Qiang tribes and other peoples, the Qiang built numerous stone guard towers ...
  • Qiang | people | Britannica

    www.britannica.com/topic/Qiang Other articles where Qiang is discussed: Sichuan: Population composition: Hui (Chinese Muslims), and Qiang peoples. Most of the Han—who constitute the major part of the population—live in the basin region of the east. The Yi reside in the Liangshan Yi Autonomous Prefecture in the southwest, while the Tibetans are distributed in the plateau region of the west.
  • The Qiang Ethnic Minority People of Sichuan

    www.chinahighlights.com/travelguide/nationality/qiang.htm The Qiang people are a quite interesting and culturally distinct Tibetan ethnic minority group in the mountains north of Chengdu in Sichuan Province. There is a population of about 326,500, and most live in and around the Aba Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture. One of the things that is interesting and strange about them is that though they are categorized and thought of as a people group, from ...
  • Qiang 羌 (www.chinaknowledge.de)

    www.chinaknowledge.de/History/Altera/qiang.html Qiang 羌 is the name of a people living in the western region of China, particularly the Gansu corridor, but in a wider sense also an ancient term for all pastoral nomads living in the west. This can be seen in the character 羌 that is composed of a sheep 羊 and a man 人. The Qiang were ethnically seen Tanguts, relatives to the Tibetans.
  • Qiang Ethnic Minority - Chinatravel

    www.chinatravel.com/facts/qiang-ethnic-minority.htm The Qiang people have many forms of funerals. Besides cremation, there is interment, sky burial, and cliff burial. Qiang people have rich folk literary works left from ancient times till now. These works tell us that the Qiang Ethnic Minority is a nationality good at singing and dancing.
  • Qiang Ethnic Group, Facts about Qiang Minority, Qiang ...

    www.tripchinaguide.com/article-p300-qiang-ethnic-group.html The Qiang people’s New Year falls on the first day of the tenth lunar month. The celebrations are usually lasted three to five days, during which sacrifices are made to the god of the heavens, the god of the mountain and the god of the village. Food . Qiang people like medicinal dishes, particularly soup, that have specific functions for body ...
  • Folk Songs of the Qiang People 千年羌歌 - YouTube

    www.youtube.com/watch Qiang people is one of the 55 ethnic minority groups in China and their polyphonic folk songs are said to be the living fossils of Chinese folk songs This episode is part of the documentary series ...
  • A Study on the Control and Guidance Strategy of the ...

    www.scirp.org/journal/PaperInformation.aspx Diaolou style building is an important residential building of Qiang people. In recent years, Qiang people’s own cultural identities and behavioral awareness have transformed. Due to the lack of attention to the inheritance of original architectural style and the absence of a detailed scientific protection of the landscape, the architectural style of Diaolou style building gradually loses ...
  • "Vanishing Shaman" (documentary about one of the last ...

    www.youtube.com/watch "Vanishing Shaman," a 28-minute documentary about Lao Beizhi, one of the last living bi, or shamans, of the Qiang people (Chinese: Qiang zu, 羌族), an ethnic minority of Sichuan province in ...