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Kinship Terminologies and Naming System of Shan National, Zaw-ti-gone Village, Hmaw-bi Township, Yangon
- According to the Twell-let-myar project, the research team members of Yangon University, Hanyang University(Republic of Korea) and Reshaping Development Institute (Republic of Korea ), jointly launched by KorCA ( Korean International Cooperation Agency), the researcher went to the Zaw-ti-gone village, Hmaw-bi Township, Yangon for the field work during April to July, 2013. During field trip, the research team members went to the Zaw-ti-gone village's houses and learnt the kinship terminologies and naming system of Shan Nationals. The aim of this presentation is to understand the kinship terminologies and naming system of Shan Nationals who live in Zaw-ti-gone village, Hmaw-bi Township, Yangon and how they engaged the cultural diversity of ethnic communities from different perspectives. And then, it is to conduct the important role of Anthropologist and how they played in various capacities as a trainer, a researcher and an advocate, to materialize various visions. In this research presentation, all together two main themes; kinship terminologies and naming system of Shan National were expressed. Methodology used in this research are: desk review, library survey, field research, Key Informant Interview, Participant observation, taking photographs and recording with video were performed for special activities associated with kinship terminologies and naming system of Shan Nationals. These data were analyzed from Cultural Anthropology point of view.
Lwin Lwin Mon
- Conference paper
- Asia Pacific Sociological Association (APSA) Conference Transforming Societies: Contestations and Convergences in Asia and The Pacific, Chaing Mei University, Thailand