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1. Glass Bead Necklace (Paiwan, Taiwan)
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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)
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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. Paiwan Bronze Knife
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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 ...
4. Paiwan Shaman's Box
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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 ...
5. Paiwan Divination Pot
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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. ...
6. Paiwan Linked Drinking Cup
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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 ...
7. Paiwan Male Earthenware Pot
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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 ...
8. Paiwan short shirt
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The Paiwan is Taiwans third largest recognized indigenous tribe. The tribes distribution is in low mountain areas at between 100 and 1,000 meters in elevation, including the southern branch of the Central ...
9. Paiwan short shirt
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The Paiwan is Taiwan’s third largest recognized indigenous tribe. The tribe’s distribution is in low mountain areas at between 100 and 1,000 meters in elevation, including the southern branch ...
10. Bronze knife
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Bronze knives, azure stone beads and ceramic pots are the “three treasures” of the Paiwan tribe. In earlier days these items would only be owned by chiefs or higher-class people and were usually ...
11. Shoulder strap
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The attire of Paiwan aristocrats and ordinary people was clearly different. Glass beads, ceramic buttons, leopard teeth, eagle feather, human figure and Deinagkistrodon acutus patterns were exclusive to ...
12. Paiwan Necklace
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Azure stone beads, also called dragonfly beads were precious things passed down in the family by chiefs or used in a dowry. They would only be worn in the once every five year festival or when a chief ...
13. Main pillar
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The main pillar is also called the ancestral pillar. This was the most important part of chiefs’ houses (Paiwan, Rukai and Puyuma tribes) and a symbol of status. Only chiefs had the right to use ...
14. Ceramic pots
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The Paiwan believe that the tribe was born from a ceramic pot. The Deinagkistrodon acutus is believed to be the ancestor and protector of the Paiwan. Old pots decorated with these snakes or with breasts, ...
15. Stone slab of Paiwan People
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Acquired by Jen, Shien-min (1958, Chalaabus, Pingtung County) Collected by Museum of Institute of Ethnology, Academia Sinica, Taiwan.......