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The Island Folklore Club

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for the preservation of Taiwanese Tales & Traditions

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Island Folklore
islandfolklore.com

The Island Folklore Club publishes and manages
Island Folklore: Taiwanese Tales & Traditions
a folkloric tour of Ilha Formosa

Folktale · History · Legend · Mythology · Tradition

Island Folklore Mission & People

Since October 2016
Toronto | Hsinchu

About
Mission & People

Collect and preserve Taiwan's folk traditions for future generations.

Explore and showcase Taiwan's diverse, unique blend of cultures.

Educate and enable all Taiwanese to take pride in their heritage.

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Jim YC Lin

Publisher

Elena Dybner

Editor

Susan Chang PhD

Advisor

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Resources
Learn About Taiwan

Names

Taiwan has had many names over the centuries. What do they mean? Where do they come from?

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Cultures

Taiwanese society encompasses 16 Formosan nations and three distinct Han communities.

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Languages

Taiwan has over 20 languages and dialects belonging to two entirely different families!

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Timeline

Major events in Taiwanese history from 10,000 BC right down to the 21st century.

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A BIG thank you to our partner brands, organizations and individual patrons—
whose contributions make Island Folklore possible!


Cintia Chen
Tom Lin
Celina Lin
Ivan Lin
Mary Lin
Freeman Chang
Aurora Chang
Demi Lin
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