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WUMU CHUAN - A NAXI VILLAGE (film) (16 images)

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The Naxi are an ethnic group inhabiting the hillsides in the northwestern part of Yunnan Province, as well as the southwestern part of Sichuan Province in China. The Naxi people developed two writing systems, a phonetic system called Geba and a hieroglyphic (pictorial) writing system that is said to be the world's sole surviving hieroglyphic writing system. There is now an attempt to preserve and teach the traditional Naxi culture and younger people are learning it from their Dongba Priests...
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