Perspectives on the Yi of Southwest China

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Academy of Sciences, Chinese, 197, 230
Academy of Social Sciences, Chinese, 197
Academy of Social Sciences, Yunnan, 211
acculturation, 12–13, 16
adaptation, ecological, 32
administration: lack of territorial, in Liangshan, 107; in Nanzhao Kingdom, 31
Adur (Nuosu subgroup), 204; phonetics, 207
Adur tusi,70, 107
affinal relations, 55, 73–75. See also marriage, alliances
affirmative action. See preferential policies
Afonja, Simi, 256
African Americans, 239, 246–47, 252
afterworld. See Ngomi
Agàmisimo, earth vein spirit, 155; as ancestor for Lòlop'ò, 157; as bodily metaphor, 156–57
Agge clan, conflict with Ajy, 44–46
agriculture, 27, 29, 53, 268; collective period, 257–59; feminization of, 256, 263; prices, 225; traditional period, 257; women's role in, 260–61
Ahe Aggo, bi,43
Ahe Atu, 40–41
Ahe Ave, mo,43
Aho clan, 108, 109
Ailao, Mount, 138
Ailao Yi (Nisu), 135–43
Aji and Ajuo (spirit brothers), 141
Ajy clan, conflict with Agge, 44–46
alcoholic beverages: “alcohol culture, 27; from Chengdu, 47; and councils, 45; expenditures on, 226; manufacture, 27; rituals and, 27
Alu clan (nuoho, Meigu), 101, 108
Alu clan (qunuo, Ninglang), 57–58, 62–63
An clan, 77
ancestors, 119; abode after death of, 135, 136, 138; alcohol offered to, 27; cause of illness, 270–72; lack of receptivity to homicides, 95; nature of, 124; praise of, 112; reliquary box for, 154, 155fig 10.1, 167–68; reserve lands, 154–55; shrines, 154–56; spirit house for, 274; tablets, 23; trust lands, 154, 155, 165–66; worship, 23, 40, 56, 59, 63, 121, 123, 124, 126, 154–56, 178, 270, 272, 273
Ang Zhiling, 173
Ang Ziming, 175–76
Ango Ngole, nzymo,43
animal husbandry, 47, 52
animals, twelve, 87
animism, 28–29
anti-Rightist campaign, 199
anti-Japanese war, and Yi research, 22
Apopo, nzymo,4
apple cultivation, 262
apukuo shrine, 63


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