ANTHROPOLOGICAL SURVEY ON DAWUER TRIBE, HEILONGJIANG PROVINCE
Shi Quande Hu Junqing Yang Hongyou (Departement of Anatomy, Jia Mu Si Medical College)
An anthropological study was made in September 1980 on Dawuer tribe including 144 males and 83 females. Tre results of the survey can be summarized breifly as follows: The mean value of the stature of males is 164.77 em and belongs to "Mittelgross" but tends to "Untermittelgross" type, while that of females is 153.53cm and belongs to "Mittelgross". The cephalic index is of brachycephalic type in both sexes. The facial form is leptoprosory type in males and females. The facial index belongs to leptorrhiny type in both sexes. In addition, both males and females mostly have Mongolian folds (70%). The eye aperture is sloping upward laterally, and the breadth of eye aperture is of narrow type in most cases. The thickness of red lips is of thin type in most cases. Compared with the surrounding groups, Dawure tribe is most closely related to Han nationality living in North China and Chaoxian nationality, while it is remotely related to Li and Miao nationalities.