ISU Indigenous Students Reproduce Dahun Event

Students of the Bachelor’s Degree Program for Indigenous Peoples in Communication and Design won the gold award at the 7th MATA Award with a non-documentary film adapting the Dahun Event, where the Bunun people fought against Japanese policemen. Another film “Sino Ngaran Mo,” documenting the gradually-disappearing cultural landscape in Orchid Island, won the bronze award. […]

ISU Holds Indigenous Athletic Meet

ISU held an athletic meet for indigenous students in southern Taiwan, attracting indigenous students from some 20 high schools and universities in southern Taiwan to compete in different sports events, such as traditional archery and sawing woods, and enjoy an impressive night party. The audience were nervous about the fierce wrestling match.

An ISU Indigenous Student Wins Two Literary Awards

Kui Lja Vavulengan, an ISU freshman student of the School of Medicine, was awarded two literary awards, 1st place in the new poetry group and 2nd in the prose group, by the VUSAM Literary Awards held by the Indigenous Culture and Education Association of Pingtung County. He said that he loves not only literature but […]

ISU Indigenous Faculty Members and Students Bless Freshmen with Traditional Tunes

In honor of indigenous traditions, ISU invited indigenous freshmen to attend the orientation with their own traditional costumes. Faculty members and students of the College of Indigenous Studies also gave their blessing to the freshmen by singing traditional tunes, in the hopes that they will become a full man at ISU. Faculty members and students […]

Indigenous Students Share Life Experiences at the Graduation Exhibition

Walking into the Pier-2 Art Center, you immediately see an Austronesian knit wall. At the graduation exhibition, senior students of the bachelor’s degree program for indigenous students of ISU presented their field study results and academic achievements over the past four years with different mediums in combination with indigenous cultures, humanities, arts, and rituals. Faculty […]

ISU Indigenous Students Experience Long-term Care Services in the US

The College of Indigenous Studies has received substantial grants from the Ministry of Education for two years in a row, offering four indigenous students an opportunity to take an internship in the US this summer. In addition to their internships, they took part in voluntary services and local indigenous events. In order to broaden their […]