Picture analysis: 56 national totems and symbolic significance (treasure version)

The term totem comes from the Indian “TOTEM”, which means “its relatives” and “its mark”. The earliest totem belief is related to the worship of the ancestors. In many totem myths, it is believed that their ancestors are derived from a certain animal or plant, or they have a close relationship with a certain animal or plant. The oldest ancestor of the nation.


In short, the totems of 56 ethnic groups in China are the worship of their own nations produced in their respective traditional environments. Let’s see what your national totem is and what do you mean?


[Han nationality] symbolic pattern: Longfeng Chengxiang

Longhe Feng is the favorite decorative pattern of the Han nation. Dragon is an alien animal with ancient legends. It integrates the image characteristics of a variety of animals. It has scales and horns, and it is considered to be eliminated by all disasters. Phoenix is ​​the king of hundred birds in ancient legends, representing beauty and auspiciousness. Dragon and Phoenix’s patterns symbolize noble, gorgeous, auspicious, and outstanding.


[Achang tribe] symbolic pattern: white elephant Pavilion pavilion


The Achang people believe in Buddhism (commonly known as theravada Buddhism) in the south. In Buddhist classics, the white elephant metaphorized Buddha, symbolizing auspiciousness. The birth of white elephants in the Achang people and the return of white elephants brings good luck to people, and the “hundred elephant dances” are popular, symbolizing that white elephants bring happiness and auspiciousness. The white elephant pavilion and the fluttering flowers symbolize the auspiciousness, peace, and prosperity of the people of the Achang people.

[Bai] symbolic pattern: Dali Three Tower

Dali, where the Bai people live, is famous for the beautiful butterfly of the three towers of Chongsheng Temple and Butterfly Spring. The three towers of Chongsheng Temple were built in the Tang Dynasty and were reflected in the integration of Bai people and Buddhist culture. The Bai people have the legend of the famous Butterfly Spring. Butterflies symbolize loyal love, which is common in the decorative patterns of the Bai people’s traditional architecture, clothing or utensils. Dali Three Tower and Butterfly patterns are symbols of Bai culture.

[Security family] symbolic pattern: security waist knife

The Baoan tribe has a long history of making a waist knife. From the Yuan Dynasty, the production of wooden handle skin sheath knife has developed to the current metal craft knife has a history of nearly 800 years. The security knife is riveted by delicate and smooth copper pieces, copper strips, and horn, organic glass, welding silver, and cellulig. After being carved and polished, it looks colorful.

[Brown] symbolic pattern: Brown Sanxian

Sanxian piano is the most representative musical instrument in the Brown people. Yue Xianye, Yi Xianyou dance is a typical form of Brown literature and art. Many beautiful and moving story poems and lyrical narrative poems circulating in the Brown folk are sang with three strings. The small Sanxian piano condenses the history and emotions of the Brown people, symbolizing purity, optimism and auspiciousness.

[Buyi tribe] symbolic pattern: Da Nanzhu Tu Teng Pillar


Bamboo grew strong. In ancient times, the ancestors of the Buyi people were regarded as a totem, and the folk spread the “Bamboo King”. The etiquette of the Buyi tribe, such as the rituals such as “taking flower sedan”, “birth ceremony”, and “the death of the elderly”. In the large -scale ritual “Ancient Night King” worshiped by the ancestors of the Buyi tribe, the big Nanzhu was taken as the totem column, and the totem column was around the double dragon. Da Nanzhu Tu Teng Pillar symbolizes the ancestors of the Buyi people to advocate everything and lively.

[Tibetan] symbolic pattern: Potala Palace

The iconic building of the Tibetan people is the Potala Palace. According to legend, in the seventh century, Tubo Zanpusong Zan Ganbu married Princess Tang Wencheng, where he built the palace. The Budara Palace is divided into two parts: red palace and the White House. The main building is 1st floor, 119 meters high, east -west is 360 meters, and the house is nearly 10,000. The Potala Palace was built on the Budara Mountains in the northwest corner of Lhasa. It looked far away.


[Korean] Symbol pattern: Nongle and Dance

Korean people can sing and dance, and farmland dance is one of the entertainment activities that represent the characteristics of Korean folk activities. In addition to festive festivals or labor, people often knock on long drums and jump up like hats. The long floating belt of the elephant hat forms the outline of the white mountains, and forms a symbolic pattern with the long drum and elephant hat, showing the festive atmosphere and national characteristics.

[Daur tribe] symbolic pattern: eagle

The eagle flying in the blue sky symbolizes the national spirit of Daur people’s hard work and tenacious and unyielding national spirit. The sun on the top of the eagle head symbolizes the glorious future with his strong arms. The hockey is the traditional sports of the Daur people. The Daur Autonomous Banner has trained many famous hockey players. He has won honors for the country several times, so he has won the title of “hometown of hockey”.

[Dai people] symbolic pattern: Golden Peacock


Golden Peacock is synonymous with the family. The Dai people have ancient narrative poems “Golden Peacock”, and traditional dances are “Peacock Dance”. Peacocks are a symbol of beauty. Many poems of the Dai people compare the beauty and princess to gold peacocks. The peacock patterns are more commonly found in the brocades and paper -cut crafts. The bamboo tower is the traditional house of the Dai people. The foot drum is the most commonly used dance instrument in the Dai people. The patterns composed of gold peacocks, bamboo buildings, and elephant foot drums express the longing and pursuit of the Dai people for freedom, happiness, peace, and beauty.

[De’ang] symbolic pattern: Longyang Tower

The Deen has a folklore of “Sun Dad and the Mother of Qinglong”. It is said that they are the descendants of the sun and the dragon girl “Qinglong” and the dragon girl “Qinglong”. Essence The Longyang Tower of Longchuan County, Dehong Dai Jingpo Autonomous Prefecture in Yunnan. The Longyang Tower’s green dragon rose, and the sun shines, symbolizing the bravery of the people of the Dang people, pursuing the spirit of light and happiness.

Dongxiang family

Dongxiang national symbol pattern: Aries

The Dongxiang people gradually formed the tradition of sheep in the process of development. Sheep has a harmonious temperament, and has an important position in the production and life of Dongxiang people. Therefore, the people of Dongxiang regard the sheep as a symbol of the national spirit of looking forward to auspiciousness and peace.


[Dai people] symbolic pattern: Drum Tower

There are many drum towers in Dai Village, one village or a surname. The building shape of the Drum Tower contains the meaning, and some represent a surname or branch with a pillar; some are in the one -year season, which is metaphorical to the day and the sun and the moon. The Drum Tower is a microcosm of the life of the Qiang family. People are here to welcome guests, talk about ancient and modern, practice martial arts, singing, Sheng Sheng, raising publicity, and punishing evil. The Drum Tower is tower -shaped, with a heavy eaves up, pointing directly at the sky. The building carved beams and paintings are lifelike. The Drum Tower in the Towering Village reflects national unity, prosperity, progress, and upward.

[Dulong tribe] symbolic pattern: Dulong carpet

The Dulong people especially love Dulong blankets. The Dulong people are rumored that the rainbow in the sky is that the gods open the heavenly door and are weaving. The Dulong carpet is learned from the heavenly woven. There are several colors in the rainbow in the sky, and there are several patterns in the Dulong carpet. When the traditional festival “Kaqua Wow”, Dulong was wearing Dulong blankets “Bull sacrifice to the sky”. The Dulong blanket reflects the wisdom and good heart of the Dulong people, and expresses their longing for a better life.

[Russian tribe] symbolic pattern: white pigeon


Russians retain the tradition of worship of the elves. In the minds of Russians in Xinjiang, white pigeons are the messengers of the gospel, and they are symbols and auspicious symbols of peace, stability, and quiet life.

[Olechun tribe] symbolic pattern: “cloud roll pattern”

The Oro -Chun people used to live with hunting, eating beast meat, and living in “Hosho” (a kind of conical original house). “Cloud rolls” is the most representative pattern in the Elechian culture. It often appears in the decoration of clothing, birch box, animal leather pockets and “hostelo”. “Cloud rolls”, “Poto” and bonfires show the traditional production and life of the Olechun tribe.


[Ewenki family] symbolic pattern: reindeer


Ewenk is a nation that uses reindeer earlier, regarding the reindeer as a symbol of auspiciousness, and often uses the image of the reindeer as a decorative pattern. The symbolic patterns composed of ring -shaped horn and oblique pillar (a kind of cone original housing), a bonfire, and rainbow express the ancient culture of the Ewenki nation and the auspiciousness of prosperity.


【Takayama Clan】 Symbol pattern: Hundred Stews Snake

In southern Taiwan, the people of Paiwan are the son of the sun. One day the sun god brought the son of an egg -shaped sun to the southern mountains of Taiwan, and sent a hundred -step snake to guard. Soon it was the ancestor of the Paiwan people from breaking the shell from the egg. Paiwan people in many ways to commemorate the skills of a hundred -step snake.

[Hani] symbolic pattern: White Bird


The Hani people admire and love white crook birds. It is said that in ancient times, a poor and sick elderly lying on the tree, the White Bird’s titles came to save the old man, and then flew into the distance. In order to commemorate Bai Yan, the old man used banana leaves as bird wings to imitate Bai Yan to dance, so he passed down “White Dance”. The Hani people regarded Bai Yan as a symbol of auspicious happiness, and when the village was relocated, a small white cricket bird was attracted. The terraces are the creation of Hani agricultural civilization. The patterns of the white -cricket bird and terraced field symbolize the future of the Hani wisdom, hard work and light.


[Kazakh] Symbol pattern: White Swan


Kazakhs worship and cherish white swans. Legend has it that in the distant ancient times, a tribe leader named Kalchanthadel was loved by people. He was seriously injured in a battle and was rescued by a white swan. The white swan became a beautiful girl. They were couples and gave birth to a boy named “Kazakhstan”, which means “white swan”. The Kazakhs regard the white swan as a mascot, as the incarnation of beauty, the source of beauty, the symbol of pure love, and the epitome of the great mother.


[Hezhe] symbolic pattern: White Swan

The Hezhe people advocate white swans. On the New Year’s Eve, women danced with swan dance. Legend has it that the swan girl fell in love with a handsome young hunter, but was seen by the bad guys and wanted to be intimidated. The girl was unyielding, and she committed suicide and became a beautiful white swan. The oval drum is a folk percussion instrument of the Hezhe people. The white swan that leads the neck, the jumping catfish, and the three rivers of water symbolize the generations of the Herhe people who have reproduced in the Sanjiang River Basin with fishing and hunting in the past generation. All causes are like the white swan with high wings flying up.


[Hui] symbolic pattern: Mosque

In China, there are mosques where there is a place where there is a place to live. The Arab -style arches and crescents are the most common styles in mosques architecture. Mosque is a place for Muslims to conduct religious activities such as worship. The marriage, funeral, marriage, major activities, and many aspects of daily life are also inseparable from the mosque. Therefore, the mosque is the most holy place in the minds of the people, and it is also the most symbolic in returning culture.

【Kino】 Symbol pattern: Sun Drum

The drum is a sacred cereal and instrument of the Kano people. Legend has it that the ancestor of the Keno ancestor Arai Bai made a big drum while the ancient flood was flooding. The men’s dreams were black, the woman’s dream cattle was put into the drum, and the offspring called “Si Ji” was reproduced. To commemorate the white waist white, the Kano tribe knocked the drums every year, jumping and encouraging. The small wooden bar on the big drum symbolizes the sunlight, so it is also called the solar drum. The “Moon Flower” pattern is the decoration on the back of the adult men and women, symbolizing eternal love.

【Beijing clan】 Symbol pattern: Du Xianqin

The dioxide is one of the most popular folk instruments in the Beijing people. There is only one strings in the dioxide, and the strings are 80 cm long. When playing, hold the piano in the right hand and move the strings with a small bamboo piece with a small bamboo piece. You can play four sounds and decorative sounds. The sound of the lone string is pure and elegant, the sound is wide, and the style is unique. It is generally used for singing at the time, and sometimes it is also used for stage performances. It is a symbol of the Beijing culture.

【Jingpo clan】 symbolic pattern: eyes and brain piles

The brain pile is a wooden sign standing in the center of the square when the Jingpo tribe dances through the “Brain Brain Song Festival”. One group of two wooden tablets in the middle of the brain pile symbolizes the two poles of men and women, male, female, and sun and moon; two on the side are a group, and the pattern on the card is both a dance team picture and the ancestors of Jingpo people from Qinghai -Tibet. Line map south of the plateau. The base of the base is painted with grains. The brain pile symbolizes the long -term happiness, the sun and the moon are forever, the human and animals are safe, and the clothing is full.

[Kirgiz] symbolic pattern: plum deer

The people of the Kergzi people worship the deer and love deer. In historical legends and real life, the Kolgzi people are closely related to deer. They regard deer as their own savior and regard deer as a god. The image of the deer also penetrates into the life of the Kurgiz. In their minds, the deer is a symbol of kindness and peace and the embodiment of happiness.


【La Ling】 symbolic pattern: gourd

The gourd is the worship of the Laupu people. The Laupian folk epic “Mori Papo” has the myths and legends of the gourds. The Laupu festivals danced in Lu Sheng dance, and Lancang County also had a “Gourd Festival”. The pattern composed of gourd and long clothes decorative patterns symbolizes the origin of human beings and the origin of the ancestors of the Lajin people. It also symbolizes the prosperity of women’s beauty and people.

[Li people] symbolic pattern: human dragon picture


The Li nationality brocade is famous for the world. Renlong Tu is based on the famous double -sided embroidery of the Baishali nationality. The huge figure in the middle contains ten groups of patterns, and the left and right are dragon pattern. The characters stand upright and indestructible. “Kowloon” symbolizes the cohesion of the Chinese nation. The five finger mountains above, the five rivers and the South China Sea waves are flying. This national traditional decorative deformation pattern shows the hard work and aggressive spirit of the Li people.

【【】 Symbol pattern: crossbow


The crossbow is a traditional hunting tool for men in the Mangu. The knife is racing the crossbow, and the crossbow is given each other. There are many meanings such as shooting and enhancing friendship. The fire pond of the Dai people is the center of family activities and a sacred place. The iron triangle that is erected in the iron pot is the family protection god of the Dai people, which has a stable, peaceful and pure meaning. Shells are female decorations, indicating beautiful and dignified. The patterns composed of crossbow, iron triangle and shell represent men and women, hard work and wisdom, united and peaceful.

[Manchu] symbolic pattern: Hai Dongqing


In history, the Manchu people are good at riding and shooting fishing and hunting. Haidongqing is a carved category, is good at capturing water birds and beasts. It is regarded as a precious hunting tool by the Manchu. It has historically known as a tribute. The white Hai Dongqing of the rising red day and the fighting sky shows the brave national character of the Manchu and the upper ethnic spirit, and also symbolizes the prospects of the flourishing light.


[Mao Nan clan] symbolic pattern: “top card flower”

The Mao Nan clan called the flower bamboo hat as the “top card flower”, which means that the bottom surface has patterned bamboo hats. It is said that there was a hard -working Mao Nan “post -life brother” in the past who often worked under the flower and bamboo hat he woven. In the day, when he rained, he gave the “top card flower” to a beautiful girl to avoid the rain, and later the two became husband and wife. As a result, the young man sent the “top card flower” to the girl to gradually evolve into the traditional custom of the Mao Nan tribe. “Top Card Flower” is delicately woven, tidy and beautifully pattern, and is regarded as a symbol of the Mao Nan people’s pursuit of a happy life.

[Menba tribe] symbolic pattern: “Balt box”


“Barcan” is the name of the Menba people in the upper door of Tibet. This hat is stitched with local pheasant and thread plush with two colors of red and yellow. It is a common love and decorative supplies that Menba men and women and children generally love.


[Mongolian] symbolic pattern: Mongolian bag

Blue sky, white clouds, Mongolian bags, and sheep, this is a unique scenery of the grassland of Inner Mongolia. Mongolian bags are Mongolian traditional houses, and Mongolian bag culture is the epitome of the entire Mongolian culture. Su Liding was an ancient flag, symbolizing the invincible and brilliant light. In the sacrifice ceremony of the Genghis Khan’s Mausoleum in Ikzo, there was a ceremony to sacrifice Su Liding. The Lelle car is a traditional transportation on the grassland, which records the long history of Mongolian nomadic life.

[Miao people] symbolic pattern: Miao embroidery


There are many Miao branches, and all three Miao dialect areas worship Chiyou and play the ancient instrument -Lusheng. Lu Sheng is a symbol of the Miao culture. The grand holidays play Lu Sheng and dance Lu Sheng dance. In the mythology of the Miao nationality, Maple is one of the totems. It is said that Chi You was killed by the Huang Di after being defeated by Huang Di. So far, some villages have still regarded maple trees as protective trees. There are also legends of “Butterfly Mom” ​​in the legend of Miao people. Niulong and Kirin are common decorative patterns in the Miao embroidery.

[Naxi] symbolic pattern: Dongbawen


Dongbawen is an important carrier of the ancient civilization of the Naxi people. It is reserved to this day and is called “the only life -shaped text”. The sheepskin shawl of the Naxi women, carefully embroidered the day, moon, and seven -star patterns on it, commonly known as “Star Daiyue”, which means auspicious. The patterns consisting of Dongbawen’s “Naxi” and “sheepskin shawl” symbolize the wisdom, hard work and ancient and splendid culture of the Naxi people.


[Nu Clan] symbolic pattern: “Dabia”


“Dabia” is an indispensable musical instrument in the life of the anger. The poetry of the angry people is improvised, accompanied by “Dabia”, mouthstrings, flutes, and gourds. Hand -woven ethnic shoulder bags are not only in love, but also beautiful crafts. The pattern composed of the “Dabia” instrument and shoulder bag symbolizes optimism, auspiciousness, and happiness.


【Pumen】 Symbol pattern: 篾 Box

The houses of the Pumen people are wooden structures, and the walls around are overlapped with round wood. Bamboo is the protective god of the Pumen. The box is a valuable gift gift for many folk activities such as the Pummy’s marriage and funeral, and the festival. The pattern consisting of the pattern of the wall of the box and the wooden stack room symbolizes auspiciousness, love, sacredness and happiness.


[Dai] symbolic pattern: flute

The Dai people are worshiped with nomadic, and sheep totem worship. The flute is the traditional musical instrument of the Qiang people. It is played with a cycle to call the qi method. The shepherd often plays the flute to entertain. The poet of the Tang Dynasty poet Wang Zhizheng’s “Why do you need to complain about the willow and the spring breeze and do not spend the Yumen Pass”, which refers to the ancient musical instrument of the Qiang nationality. The shape pattern composed of horns and tubes (double tubes) not only shows the long history of the Qiang nationality, but also shows the profound influence of its cultural and artistic art.


[Sala] symbolic pattern: Camel Spring


Legend has it that more than 700 years ago, the ancestors of the Sara tribe held a peak and white camel, carrying the water, soil and hand -written “Gulan Jing” in the hometown, starting from the Samalham in Central Asia, and came to the follow -up of Qinghai Province. Street Zixiang. When they dawned the night, they found that the camel was lying in the spring water into white rocks, vomiting the spring. Since then, the Sara people have lived here and reproduced. The camel springs and camel rocks in the street are named after this.

[Aquarium] symbolic pattern: Pisces holding gourd

Legend has it that in the flood era, the siblings of the aquarium hid in the gourd got the help of the fish, and they were spared to avoid difficulties. The descendants reproduced the aquarium. Therefore, there were often artistic styles of Pisces in the stone carvings of the aquarium. The aquarium cleverly connects the gourds symbolizing the population breeding and the fish that is closely related to life, forming a beautiful decorative stone carving pattern, which also contains a deep folklore interest.

【Tajik】 Symbol pattern: mountain eagle

The Tajik people regard the eagle as the head of a hundred poultry, which is a symbol of loyalty, kindness, courage, strong, and justice. There are more mimics and flying movements in Tajik folk dance. There are also eagle flute made of eagle bones in the instrument. Eagle is also the image of heroes. Those who are broad -minded, kind, approachable, and helpful are often regarded as eagles. Because the Tajik lives on the Pamir Plateau, it is called “the eagle on the mountain”.

【Tattar tribe】 Symbol pattern: Antique sheep


In Tata’s customs and traditional culture, rams are a symbol of reproduction and prosperity. Since ancient times, the Tattar has the custom of respecting the ram of the white forehead. It is the source of power as a sign of happiness, auspiciousness, purity, and love.

[Tujia] Symbol pattern: White Tiger totem

The Tujia people worship the white tiger and sacrifice the white tiger god every year. There is a saying that the people have “White Tiger sitting in the church, sitting in the church is a god god”. In the place of residence of the Tujia family, there are many places named after the white tiger, a pattern with tigers carved in utensils, and also imitating tigers in the Sarma dance. The “White Tiger totem” reflects the hard work of the Tujia people’s hard work, simplicity, bravery, and tenacious spirit.


[Tujus] symbolic pattern: Rainbow is empty

Tuzu mascots are rainbow. Rainbow is empty, greeted by heaven, and Lingxiu showed the word “soil” of Turkish people. The soil is the foundation of the five elements. The water is the source of the five elements. Therefore, the Turkish people are known as the “Rainbow National”, and the Tuzu area is known as the “Rainbow’s Hometown”.

[Uyghur] Symbol pattern: Nightingale

Nightingale is a precious animal that Uighurs loves, symbolizing purity, noble, friendship, love, peace, and spring. In Uyghur poems, there are many praise and description of the nightingale, and the ancient musicians of the Uyghur people have also been called the “Nightingale King”. Uyghur can sing and dance, and the unique song and dance art such as “Twelve Markam” they created is loved by the people of all ethnic groups across the country. Nightingale is a symbol of Uyghur, who is hard -working, wise, simple, and can sing and dance.


[Uzbek tribe] symbolic pattern: Kumumi Bird

The Uzbek people can sing and dance and love life. Curu Bird symbolizes honesty, humility and purity, beauty and loyalty. It is also a symbol of kindness, peace, peace, prosperity and prosperity.

【Xibo people】 Symbol pattern: White Horse


According to legend, when the Xibo people crossed the Daxinganling Ridge, due to the deep valleys, it was difficult to travel. At this time, there was a horseman, like a cow, and the god beast who walked like flying and was understanding, was called “Swiss Beast”, and later evolved into a horse god “Haierkahafa”. The Xibo people love horses, thinking that it is spiritual and passionate, and can know the gratitude. The white horse image of white and handsome white horses symbolizes the national spirit of the Xibo people’s struggle, peaceful and friendly, and selfless dedication.

【Yao people】 Symbol pattern: Long Drum

Yao’s long -drum culture has a long history. According to legend, the ancestors of the Yao nationality were unfortunately hit by an antelope and died by an antelope. His children chopped the puff of Tongmu as the drum body, peeled an antelope leather as a drum surface, made a long drum, and hit the long drum jumping king at the funeral. This custom has continued to this day and has become the favorite traditional cultural activity of Guangxi Yao people. More than two -thirds of the Yao people in the country use long drums.


[Yi] symbolic pattern: Yi painted lacquerware


The Yi lacquer ware is well -known for a long time, its shape is diverse, and its patterns are gorgeous. Flat round jugs are the best works of Yi lacquerware. The middle of the pattern is the light of the light, indicating the space and the sun pattern, while the concentric circular composition symbolizes the unspoken national unity. The Yi people advocate fire, and traditional festivals have torch festivals. The pattern composed of Yi lacquer wares and flame patterns symbolizes auspiciousness, solemn, and happy life.

[Yugu tribe] symbolic pattern: Shenlu

There is a folk story “Pearl Deer” in the Yugu people. The story tells that the girl Mal Jian of the Yugu tribe violated the wishes of her parents and fell in love with the poor guy Saka, and had to escape to another tribe. In a hunting, Saka fans, and later found his home under the guidance of Pearl Deer. The “God Deer” jumped in the air that symbolizes the development of the Yugu people. The pearl of the “God Deer” has a snow lotus on the head, which means auspicious and perseverance. Xiangyun surrounds the Qilian Mountains and Red Sun symbolizes richness, light and hope.


[Zhuang] symbolic pattern: copper drum


People praise Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region as “the hometown of copper drums”. The copper drum is the traditional cultural relic of the Zhuang people. It was originally used as an instrument and musical instrument, and later evolved into a symbol of authority. The copper drums are engraved with sun patterns, feathers, heron patterns, water wave patterns, circle patterns, elephant eye patterns, etc., and also decorated with three -dimensional carvings such as frogs, water ducks. The Zhuang people respect the frogs as “the son of the Thunder King”, and believe that the frog can call the wind and rain. The folk has the legend of the “frog boarding hall” and has passed the “Frog Festival”. The frog on the drum is a sign of the Zhuang Totem worship.


【Gelao】 Symbol pattern: Dazhu

Dazhu is one of the totem worship of the Gelao people. The folklore was born in the three big bamboo in the rivers and rivers. It was later known as the Bamboo King. The clan was based on bamboo. “Hou Han Book? Nanbarn Southwest Biography” also has similar records. In the Langye residential area, “Bamboo King”, “Golden Bamboo”, “The Legend of Bamboo King” and other folklores have been widely circulated, as well as “Bamboo King Temple” and other relics. Respect the ancestors of the nation as “Bamboo King”, showing the special feelings of the Gelao people to bamboo.

【仫 【】 Symbol pattern: Jinji


In the mountains where the Gelao people live, Jinji is a common bird. Jinji image is fit and mighty and majestic. The Gelao tribe uses the brocade chickens as auspicious birds, symbolizing wealth and noble, and often has the image of a brocade in women’s headdress and clothing patterns. People regard it as a symbol of hard work, bravery, pursuing light, and creating happiness.

Cats occupy an important position in the Lang culture, and the Dai people have the custom of “sacrifice to the sky”. Bull head symbolizes wealth and auspiciousness. It is commonly used as a building as a building. The wooden drum is the magic instrument. According to legend, it is the thing of God. In ancient times, the Lang people were known as the “Gourd King Land”. The pattern composed of beef head, wooden drum and gourd pattern symbolizes simple, pure, strong, and full food.


[Luoba tribe] symbolic pattern: “Ava”

The Laba Steel Knife is called “Ava”, about 80 cm long and 5 cm wide. It is a must -have for the Laoba men. It is not only a tool for production and life, but also a decorative effect. The scabbard and handle are made of sandalwood wood, and the red steel wire is wrapped in intervals, which is durable and beautiful.

[Dai people] symbolic pattern: Feng opera peony


According to legend, the ancestor of the Dai nationality Pan Pan was contributed to Ping Kou, and Emperor Gao Xin recruited him as a horse. During the marriage, the emperor’s mother gave the princess a beautiful phoenix crown and a phoenix with jewelry, and wished her daughter’s hometown of Phoenix. Since then, Phoenix has become a symbol of all the Dai people. Women of the Dai people like to wear phoenixes. The headdress is like a Phoenix Bird Crown. The lace and apron of clothes are embroidered with phoenix patterns. Peony symbolizes rich and rich. The peony pattern of Feng opera shows the longing and pursuit of the people of the Dai people for a happy life.

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