The Tus originated from the Mongols, and the Tus call themselves “Mongols” (Mongols) or “Chahan Mongols” (White Mongols), which reflects the origin of the Tus and the Mongols.
Monguor people is a minority group living in our country. Because of the relatively small number of people, the general public does not know much about this nation. So where did Monguor people come from? Let’s find out together.
In huzhu county, widely circulated ancestors came from the legend of the mongols: genghis khan’s general (little effort to stay cable beach (now in huzhu county).
This legend is detailed in the Qing Dynasty Tibetan document Youning Temple Record: In the early 13th century, “Genghis Khan’s subordinate general Gezhilit led his subordinates here, and the present-day Hors are the descendants of these people.” ”
In 1604, when Yunning Temple was inaugurated, Gezhilit was posthumously proclaimed the “Nida” (Local Protection God), and his bronze statue was dedicated to Yunning Temple, where the Turkish people have long regarded Gezhilit as the ancestor of their own nation.
There are also records in Chinese historical records that the Mongolian army under Genghis Khan once went to Xining. The History of the Yuan Dynasty · The History of Taizu recorded that “in March of the 22nd year of Taizu (1227), Taohe River and Xining were destroyed”. Huzhu County was governed by Xining Prefecture, only 45 kilometers away from Xining.
The Tu nationality comes from a part of the Mongolians, which can also be proved from the language. The Tu language belongs to the Mongolian language family of the Altai language family, and the vocabulary is very similar to the Mongolian Karaqin dialect.