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Chinese Ethnic Minorities: Dongxiang People __ "The Dongxiang ethnic group, numbering about 380,000 in total, can be found mainly in Dongxiang Autonomous County of Gansu province with the remainder scattered in Qinghai, Ningxia and Xinjiang provinces." a brief overview. - From travelchinaguide.com - http://www.travelchinaguide.com/intro/nationality/dongxiang/

The Dongxiang ethnic minority __ A general overview of the Dongxiang People including history, religion and more. - From china.org.cn - http://www.china.org.cn/e-groups/shaoshu/shao-2-dongxiang.htm

Dongxiang Ethnic Minority __ "The Dongxiang ethnic minority believes in Islam. As Muslims, the Dongxiang do not eat pigs, dogs, horses, donkeys and mules..."  A brief overview. - From chinaculture.org - http://www1.chinaculture.org/library/2008-02/05/content_23904.htm

The Dongxiang ethnic minority __ "Historians are divided in their views about the origin of the Dongxiang ethnic minority. Some hold that they are descendants of Mongolian troops posted in the Hezhou area by Genghis Khan (1162-1227) during his march to the west. Other historians say they are a mixture of many races ..."  A look at the Doxiang including history, religion and more. - From peopledaily.com.cn - http://english.peopledaily.com.cn/data/minorities/Dongxiang.html

The Dongxiang Mongols and Their Language __ Page dedicated to language and alphabet. - From Oliver Corff - http://userpage.fu-berlin.de/~corff/im/Sprache/Dongxiang.html

Dongxiang people __ "Most of the Dongxiang live in the Linxia Hui Autonomous Prefecture and surrounding areas of Gansu Province in northwestern China,..."  You will find an encyclopedic article along with links to related topics. - illustrated - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dongxiang_people

Poor, illiterate, and unaware they're in China __ A very interesting article about the Dongxiang's relationship with the outside world. - From International Herald Tribune - http://www.iht.com/articles/2006/03/07/news/china.php  

 

 

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