Disappearing or Surviving? – Importance of Minority Culture Education ―Taking the Minority Language as Example in Yunnan Province

Hong-Yu XIE, He XIAO


The minority cultural heritage has been formed by the development of the history for thousands of years, which played an indelible role on the development of the economy and society for human beings. In China, people always have the consciousness to protect the cultural. However, because of the trend of globalization and the acceleration of modernization, some of the unique national cultures are dying. This paper finds that there are 2 kinds of unnoticed reasons which lead to the crisis of the national language; they are the natural disasters and human made respectively. And at last it proposes that education is the important path to protect and inherit the minority culture.


National Culture, Crisis, Protection and Inheritance, Education


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