Papora people

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Papora people used to live in middle Taiwan coast area.

The Papora (Chinese: 拍瀑拉; pinyin: Bābùlā) were a Taiwanese aboriginal people. They lived primarily in the area around Taichung and the Taiwanese western coastal littoral. During the Ming and Qing dynasties, the Dutch East India Company traded with the Papora and provide records of life among them.

Notable Papora people[edit]

  • Jolin Tsai (born 1980), Taiwanese singer-songwriter and dancer, has one fourth Papora blood.[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "平埔詩歌》Jolin 也是拍瀑拉後裔". Jolin Tsai's Official Website. Jolin Tsai's Official Website. Retrieved 16 May 2014.