Tujia nationality is one of the ethnic minorities, its customs and habits are: go out to serve the gods; drink; dance waving hands, and so on.
Our country is a big family with 56 ethnic groups, of which only Han are the main ethnic groups, and the other 55 are all ethnic minorities. Tujia is one of them. Let me tell you what customs and habits Tujia have!
Tujia people believe in many gods, especially witches, and their worship of gods is stronger, usually manifested as nature worship, totem worship, ancestor worship, earth king worship, etc. When the Tujia people go hunting, they will offer sacrifices to the hunting god. People in other places refer to the hunting god as “Lady Meishan”, “Lady of the Clouds” or “Lady of the Moon”, etc.
Tujia people like to drink a kind of sweet wine and Zajiu made from glutinous rice and sorghum. Among them, Zajiu is the “VIP wine” they use to entertain guests, which shows great respect for guests. Tujia people also like to put wine in small pavilions to block the way, so that people who go traveling can feel their enthusiasm.
Friends of the Tujia nationality also like to dance. Among them, the hand-waving dance is a popular ancient dance of the Tujia nationality. favorite. When it’s not Chinese New Year, everyone will plan a banquet and dance around the fire together.