Series V中文

Taiwan’s indigenous cultures take centre stage in this series of Island Folklore. Series V presents five tales from the diverse and fascinating Austronesian cultures of the Taiwanese highlands. Enjoy!

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  1. Red Cloak (7 December 2017)
    As newcomers settled in Taiwan, they faced the terror of the island’s notorious headhunters. 
  2. Sundown (21 December 2017)
    An ancient Atayal tale that tells of two suns in the sky and the hero who shot one down.
  3. Sun Moon Lake (4 January 2018)
    The indigenous folktale on the origin of the name of Taiwan’s beautiful Sun Moon Lake.
  4. The White Stag (18 January 2018)
    A mysterious, otherworldly guide leads unsuspecting Thao hunters to a new homeland.
  5. The Old Chieftain (1 February 2018)
    The story of an old Taiwanese chieftain who dared to march against the Empire of Japan. 
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