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Academic Journal of Business & Management, 2019, 1(1); doi: 10.25236/AJBM.190104.

The Funeral Ceremony of Yi Nationality in Liangshan and Its Cultural Connotation - Based on Field Investigation of Zhuhe Township, Zhaojue County

Author(s)

Lu Kaihui

Corresponding Author:
Lu Kaihui
Affiliation(s)

Southwest Minzu University, Chengdu, Sichuan 610041, China
Email: 825442878@qq.com

Abstract

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 an important carrier of national cultural heritage.

Keywords

Liangshan Yi Nationality, Funeral Ceremony, Zhaojue

Cite This Paper

Lu Kaihui . The Funeral Ceremony of Yi Nationality in Liangshan and Its Cultural Connotation - Based on Field Investigation of Zhuhe Township, Zhaojue County. Academic Journal of Business & Management (2019) Vol. 1: 23-29. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJBM.190104.

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