The island is a place to nurture people and the ocean is the route for outsiders. It all started when a Dutch merchant ship broke into Liuqiu Island offshore of Taiwan in 1622 and began the Dutch colonial plunder of Taiwan.
The Indigenous People Action Coalition of Taiwan acts like the assembly of the reunited back then. They are writing their history not only through words but through their own actions.
Tribes have always existed and they deserve their rightful place in Taiwanese history.
Director Lin Ming-Yuan was born in Chiayi City. He studied Mass Communication in Providence university and has a masters degree in Documentary & Film Archiving in Tainan National University of the Arts. He has been participating in documentary works on issues related to aboriginals in the past few years. Through his work producing documentaries, he continues his research and produces films on related topics.