The Info List - Shung Ye Museum Of Formosan Aborigines

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Coordinates: 25°06′03.5″N 121°33′07.1″E / 25.100972°N 121.551972°E / 25.100972; 121.551972

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Shung Ye Museum of Formosan Aborigines


Established 9 June 1994

Location Shilin, Taipei, Taiwan

Director Eric H. Y. Yu

Website http://www.museum.org.tw

The Shung Ye Museum of Formosan Aborigines (Chinese: 順益台灣原住民博物館; pinyin: Shùnyì Yáiwān Yuán Zhùmín Bówùguǎn) is a museum located just 200 metres diagonally across from the National Palace Museum in Shilin District, Taipei, Taiwan.[1] It houses exhibits relating to the cultures and histories of the Taiwanese aborigines. The aboriginal tribes live mainly in the mountainous east and south of Taiwan and have historically spoken a variety of Austronesian languages, so it was thought important to have a central location in the capital where their cultures could be on display. Both permanent and rotating exhibits are a part of the museum. The museum is notable for its architectural design, featuring a 13.2 x 1.1 metres (43 x 3.6 feet) white granite totem pole at the entrance.[2]


1 See also 2 Footnotes 3 References 4 External links

See also[edit]

List of museums in Taiwan


^ Guidebook (2011), p. 127. ^ Guidebook (2011), p. 8.


Guidebook (2011): Shung Ye Museum of Formosan Aborigines Guidebook. ISBN 978-98685378-5-9. Blundell (2009): Austronesian Taiwan: Linguistics•History•Ethnology•Prehistory. Revised Edition. Edited by David Blundell. SMC publishing, Taiwan. ISBN 978-986-85378-0-4 (paper).

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