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Offroad Vietnam Motorbike Adventures – 54 Groups: Chut People Of Vietnam

54 GROUPS: CHUT PEOPLE OF VIETNAM

This page provides some details about Chut people. They are one of the 54 groups of people in Vietnam.

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Chut (Ruc, Sach, Arem, May, Ma Lieng, Tu Vang, Pa Leng, Xe Lang, To Hung, Cha Cu, Tac Cuc, Ymo, and Xa La Vang)

Population

3,829 people

Locality

Minh Hoa and Tuyen Hoa districts of Quang Binh Province.

Customs & Habits

Though most Chut live a sedentary life, their villages are quite far from each other and their houses are temporary. Each lineage has its leader and an altar to worship their common ancestors. Among the leaders of the lineages, those who can win the highest prestige will be village chief. Matrimony is still practised. In addition, the Chut have very simple funerals.

Culture

The Chut language belongs to the Viet-Muong Group. The Chut have inherited a rich folk art and culture. The folk songs are called Ka-tum and Ka-lenh, and are very popular among many people. The ancient tales of the Chut are diverse and have various themes. The Chut play pan-pipes and six-hole flutes.

Economy

The Chut are primarily involved in agriculture and they practice slash and burn cultivation. They also practice hunting, gathering, fishing, and animal husbandry. Carpentry and basketry are another means of income generation.

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