They don't pay taxes, they don't go for military conscription.' (109) Nevertheless, Sakda Saenmi, an ethnic Lisu
and key Indigenous leader, commented that the demonstrations were instrumental in bringing 'Indigenous and Tribal Peoples together to forge a broader unity for recognition of their rights'.
In his turn, A-pu, the Lisu
cadre, forgoes his corporeal and land-bound wisdom, and buys into the frenzy for fast revenues and material affluence sans his ethical intuition of the humans' relationship with land.
Here it clearly demonstrates that proximity to Burma and Tibet influences the distribution of Tibeto-Burman toponyms there, mainly composed of Zang (Tibetan), Naxi, and Lisu
All specimens are placed in the herbarium collections of LISU
, PO/PO-CIBIO and E.
(Luckily, a friendly farmer fed us dinner by nightfall.) As I scrambled up steep paths with my Lisu
tour guide, he drank a lot of beer.
Under intense contact with the Lisu
language, Anong has undergone radical changes, and the version of the language spoken by the handful of remaining Anong speakers is very different from that spoken forty years ago.
Katherine Gillogly's examination of the Sam Muen Highland Development Project, argues that opium interdiction led to considerable economic and cultural distress among the Lisu
Mischa Berlinski originally intended to write an account of the real-life Lisu
tribe of Thailand, but held scant interest in the project until he decided to fictionalize the natives and turned his research into a novel.
Oliver Byar Bowh Si is a lecturer in theology and ethics at the Lisu
Theological Seminary of Myanmar.
Availability of accessible publications (LISU
Occasional Paper No.
Actually, there has been a historical tradition for highly marginalized minorities such as the Lisu
, Miao, and Lahu peoples in Yunnan, Guizhou, and Guangxi provinces to turn to Christianity for protection in their struggles against the dominant Han Chinese settlers and other powerful ethnic groups.