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Reviving the Culture of Formosa

Taiwan’s indigenous (“aboriginal”) peoples fall into two main groups — those who dwelled on the plains and mainly assimilated into Han Chinese culture, while others, based mainly in the mountains, continue to live in many ways as they have for centuries. Taiwanese indigenous music ensembles have risen to revive Taiwanese cultural arts. In this video we see the Formosa Aboriginal Dance Troupe doing just that.