A Case Study of the Cultural Ecological Protection in Wa Ethnical Willage, Wengding

Hua Fan


How to survive in the context of new developments is a major problem confronting minority nationality cultures in the process of modernization. This paper is a case study of Wongding,an aboriginal Wa minority nationality culture village listed among the first group of intangible culture units in China’s Yunnan Province. The research emphasizes giving balanced attention to both protection and development, focusing on the living inheritance of culture in community life and the development of cultural tourism by utilizing the market platform and diverse forces to promote the development of minority nationality cultures.


Wongding village; aboriginal culture; protection; modern function

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DOI: 10.6092/issn.1973-9494/5439


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