Bai __ "...one of the 56 ethnic groups officially
recognized by the People's Republic of China. They numbered 1,858,063 as
of 2000." An encyclopedic article with links to related materials.
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Bai People’s Song and Dance __ "The earliest songs and
dances of Dali area could trace back to an ancient performance –Ta Ge (also
named DaGe, means singing while dancing) in Shang Dynasty and the Warring States
Period." A history of the Bai and their music. - illustrated - From
China Ethnic Groups: Bai People __ "The Bai ethnic group has had a long
history. Its ancestors used to be called "Kunming" in the Han and Jin dynasties.
In successive dynasties, they were named "Heman", "Baiman" and "Bairen". You
will get a look at history, culture and more in this article. - illustrated -
From travelchinaguide.com -