Akha and Miao: Problems of Applied Ethnography in Farther by Hugo Adolf Bernatzik

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This movement was q~iicklysuppressed. Then an uprising by the Meau in upper Laos during the World War 1914 to 1918 made it necessary to send an expeditionary force there. I was told that this revolt was fomented by agents of one of the powers in the war. Concerning this uprising. Savina (2) reports briefly that in July. 1918. the Meau in the province of Laokay had revolted, and in the Luang Prabang district the uprising had lasted until March. 1921. Lajonquikre (3) gives a similar account: 3. 11, pp.

Chapter 4 Description of the Country Today the Meau occupy parts of South and West China. of North China. Indochina, northern Thailand, and, here and there, northeast Burma. One wobld be inclined to assume that under these circumstances the character of the land would be very diverse. Actually, how ever, it is not, since these moun tain tribes do not settle below a certain altitude. In almost all cases, therefore, we find extensive hilly areas, generally covered with tropical monso'on forests, which, like the European decid~ob;forests, lose mosr of their leaves at a given season (the dry beason).

Husband of mother's sister a ) ha e od ma 40. Husband of mother's sister b) na E on; ma bd )"a p;, i/ni pi i)mf ma ma & n i y€ 0": mii p6 ma tii mi ko ylpa 44. Son of father's bmther b ) I 47. Son of father's sister a ) 1 I 48. son of fatheis sister b ) ] a na pa an; pa yipd b3ii yam; or na pa ~ n i yam+ na pa i/v: ma y f p i 54. Daughter of mother's bro. b ) I 1 n l pa ~ vpsi yimi' ti3 pa pn6 pa y ~ m i pa ~ vma f yiph pi p n l ms yap; tii pa ~ vmai yam; ns pa pv: ma yam: na pa pnf ma h i pi and ma yam: ha ye pvi pi y:p;, Jipa IU A5 pi pnd pii "bpi ( pa en: ma y i p i 51.

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