"Elder brother love long, it seems that day and night water, water will sometimes do, Elder brother will always be beside me ... ..." This classic song called "wedding vows" is the last century fifty Movie "Lusheng. Love Song" theme song, the film is living in Yunnan Lancang River side of the Lahu as a prototype.
The Lahu people are one of the ancient Chinese peoples. Lahu is a word in this national language. The original meaning of "La" is the tiger. The original meaning of "La" is the meaning of roasted meat. Therefore, Lahu is historically called. Do "hunting tiger nation"
In April 1953, the "Report on Certain Issues of the Autonomous Region of Lahu Ethnic Minorities" made by the representatives of all ethnic groups from all walks of life in Lancang Autonomous Region (now Lancang, Menglian, and Western Union counties) has also pointed out in a plain manner: "'La' That is to say, everyone hands on behalf of unity, '祜' means the meaning of happiness.
Lahu originated in Gansu, Qinghai area of ancient Qiang, early nomadic life. Later gradually moved south, eventually settled in the Lancang River. The Lahu people have their own language, belonging to the Tibeto-Burman Yi language branch of the Tibetan-Tibetan language. Lajina and Lao West two dialects. The Lahu people never have written texts. So far, woodcutting and jotting notes still exist. Therefore, many legends about the story of creation and migration, the performance of heroes in battle with nature, proverbs and ballads are all based on oral traditions.