| ˇ@ˇ@In the beautiful Petlaman Mountains lives
a group of contented Atayal people. They use their
to cultivate the land and hunt for food, feel the pulse
and listen to the breathing of the mountainous terrain
with their eyes, ears and soul.
ˇ@ˇ@The time is somewhere between 1940 and 1950, our little
lead character, Tintin, is an intelligent, vigorous and
meets a teacher who comes to this mountainous region
from the lowland to carry out his teaching duties. See
with his head full of questions, gets all his answers
from Teacher Chang, who is armed with a head full of
knowledge; see how Tintin engages in a war of words
with his lovely and smartly eccentric little sister
and see how Tintin gets into trouble with his misbehaving
good friend Tola, and how they learn their lessons and
grow with each experience. Also, find out whether
Tintin has a secret crush on the beautiful Atayal girl
ˇ@ˇ@Hunting for wild boars in the mountains, catching
fish in the stream, capturing bats at night, building
a cottage as a private hunting base, fishing for toads
while holding a lantern, manually creating a bamboo
and a hong hongˇKˇKWow! There are still many of secrets
buried within the mountains waiting for you to discover
open your heart and follow Tintin into the Petlaman
Mountains, experience the lively and fascinating life
of the Atayal.
ˇ@ˇ@This animated series contains a total of 10 episodes;
each of them presenting a scientific concept
the perspective of the aboriginal cultural background.
In addition to expressing scientific theories, each
episode also fully illustrates
wisdom presents in the aboriginal scientific approach.
Watching this program is like killing two birds with
you learn about science and at the same time get in
touch with the colorful aboriginal culture.
ˇ@ˇ@The story is focused on the Petlaman
tribe in Jianshih Township, Hsinchu County. Petlaman
in the Atayalic language means ˇ§trialˇ¨ or ˇ§test.ˇ¨ We
welcome you to take the test and watch this film.
of Each Episode See