Nine Year Compulsory Education in a National Minority Area Zhaojue County, Liangshan Yi Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan [chapter]

Lu Wang, Keith Lewin
2016 Two Decades of Basic Education in Rural China  
The funeral ceremony of Yi Nationality in Liangshan is the ancient traditional cremation ceremony of Yi Nationality. The whole process is divided into six stages: dying, first funeral, funeral burial, guarding, hanging and sacred, funeral burial, cremation and gathering in the wild. The ceremony is grand and complex, including the rich Yi Nationality traditional culture, such as Yi Nationality fire culture, heavy mother-in-law culture, martial worship and heroic plot, sheep culture, etc. It is
more » ... ulture, etc. It is an important carrier of national cultural heritage.
doi:10.1007/978-981-10-2120-6_4 fatcat:3vknuihzdzbjfddi43ggckynbu