Indigenous music is a general term for the traditional music created by different indigenous tribes in Taiwan. Each of the sixteen indigenous tribes has its own music with distinctive qualities and subject matter, but such music features traditional singing and dancing for ceremonies, traditional folk songs, nursery rhymes, and traditional rhythms.
Seediq is the 14th recognized tribe of Taiwanese indigenous. Members of the tribe mainly reside in Renai Township of Nantou County, encompassing the Z... (Read more)
In the traditional life of the past, jaw harps were used in the daily life of the Seediq people. Whether for leisure recreation, accompaniment for dan... (Read more)
In Nantou County, the home of the Seediq people, traditional songs and music and improvisational art are only performed by some elders who pass on the... (Read more)
In the oral history of the Seediq Tribe, White Rock is the original site of their ancestors. When the tribal people hunt, White Rock guides and protec... (Read more)
This type of song describes the sad feelings associated with raising children. The lyrics are highly individualized, improvised to a large extent, and... (Read more)
Speaking of the music of the Bunun Tribe, the number one song that people take delight in talking about is “Pasibutbut – a song of the Bunun Sowing Fe... (Read more)
With the trend of westernization making an impact in each corner of the world, a number of ethnic groups are gradually losing their ethnic characteris... (Read more)