Guidance & Administration Section

(I) Promoting indigenous peoples education
  • Promoting and planning indigenous peoples education.
  • Application, evaluation and examination related to general education of indigenous peoples (universities in indigenous areas).
  • Planning, coordination and review related to the cultivation of specialized indigenous talents.
  • Subsidy for nurseries in indigenous communities.
  • Establishment of indigenous school resource centers and resource classrooms and promotion of ethnic education.
  • Planning, coordination and review related to indigenous social education.
  • Assistance in establishment of library/information centers in indigenous areas and digitalizing services for website access.
(II) Promoting indigenous culture
  • Planning, coordination and review related to the discovery, research, preservation and passing on of indigenous cultural heritage; planning, coordination and review related to the research, preservation and passing on of traditional indigenous skills and crafts.
  • History of indigenous peoples (research, preservation and passing on of culture, festivals and rituals).
  • Planning and organization of indigenous sports competitions.
  • Cultural exchange and visits between indigenous peoples in Taiwan and ethnic minorities in China and other countries.
  • Communications between indigenous cultural groups and guidance, implementation and rewards related to relevant activities.
  • Implementation and grants related to indigenous cultural activities and sports competitions.
  • Cultivation of indigenous cultural talents and supporting, supervising and organizing events for indigenous performance troupes.
  • Planning, coordination and review related to exhibitions and performances co-organized with other cultural and tourism agencies.
  • Operation and management of indigenous cultural centers and civil servants and teachers hostels (indigenous activity centers) in the county.
(III) Handling of indigenous social welfare
  • Handling of emergency aid for indigenous persons.
  • Guidance for indigenous family and women service centers in the county.
  • Protection and prevention of domestic violence and sexual assault on indigenous women.
  • Prevention of sex trade involving indigenous children.
  • Facilitating employment of indigenous persons and supervising the implementation of short-term employment programs.
  • Reporting and field investigation of indigenous unemployment.
  • Applications and approval of rewards given to indigenous persons for obtaining technical certification.
  • Training and examination of indigenous counselors.
  • Care and service programs for indigenous elderly with facial tattoos.
(IV) Comprehensive planning and indigenous autonomy
  • Comprehensive planning and coordination related to indigenous peoples' affairs.
  • Reporting and organizing of policies, policy implementation plans and work updates.
  • Guidance for traditional social structures in indigenous villages and heads of indigenous village affairs.
  • Guidance and coordination related to indigenous autonomy.
  • Other research and implementation work related to indigenous peoples' affairs.



Indigenous Village Economic Affairs Section

(I) Loans for indigenous persons
  • Handling of the Comprehensive Development Fund for Indigenous Peoples.
  • Guidance for business start-up using loans from the General Indigenous Peoples Development Fund.
  • Matters related to mortgages for indigenous persons.
  • Guidance and promotion for mortgages for indigenous persons.
(II) Indigenous housing renovation plan
  • Planning, coordination and review related to the improvement of indigenous housing (low- and medium-income households).
  • Review of construction, purchase or renovation of indigenous housing (low- and medium-income households).
  • Inspection and acceptance of constructed, purchased or renovated indigenous housing and approval and remittance of subsidies (low- and medium-income households).
  • Other matters related to guidance on indigenous housing.
(III) Industry Development
  • Guidance on the planning, marketing and coordination of indigenous agricultural, forestry, fishing, livestock and hunting industries and intellectual property rights.
  • Guidance on indigenous cultural industry development, skills training, personnel training, planning and marketing.
  • Guidance on the planning and marketing of indigenous B&B accommodation.
  • Guidance on the planning and marketing of eco-tourism in indigenous areas.
  • Organization of indigenous industry expositions.
  • Operation and management of indigenous industry promotion centers.
(IV) Sustainable development of indigenous villages - Indigenous Villages Resource Pools Creation Plan
(Indigenous Villages Autonomous Development Plan)
  • Traditional knowledge industry in indigenous villages.
  • Cultural industry in indigenous villages.
  • Eco-tourism, B&B/hospitality industries and tourism in indigenous villages.
  • Agricultural, processing and marketing/sales of products in indigenous villages.
  • Comprehensive development plans.
(V) Community skill-training plans
  • Traditional indigenous handcrafts (pottery, weaving/dying, woodcarving (leather carving/stone sculpture), glass beads, cross-stitching, patch embroidery, bamboo (rattan) carving, etc.)
  • Fashion design (traditional wear, modified wear).
  • Food and beverage production and baking.
  • Emerging craft industries (with employment potential).


Fax:03- 8222304

Arts & Culture Section

  • Planning and organization of general indigenous arts and cultural affairs.
  • Implementation of autonomous cultural governance in indigenous villages.
  • Other matters related to the promotion of cultural and tourism industries in indigenous villages.
  • General indigenous administrative matters.
  • Digital archives of indigenous cultural heritage.
  • Evaluation, planning, design and preparation of indigenous cultural exhibition or performance venues.
  • Operation and management of indigenous cultural exhibitions and performance venues.
  • Training and guidance of indigenous performance talents.
  • Organization of festivals and ritual activities.
  • Organization of joint Harvest Festivals.
  • Major indigenous festivals.
  • Promotion of traditional skills and crafts.
  • Other ad-hoc tasks.


Fax:03- 8222304

Reserve Lands Management Section

(I) General affairs (including general tasks and code interpretation)
  • Designation of indigenous reserve lands (addition/designation of missed reserve lands and handling of annulled cases)
  • Re-measurement and division of added indigenous reserve lands.
  • Management of computer information system on indigenous reserve lands.
  • Planning and development of indigenous reserve lands designated for development (including land acquisition).
  • Long-pending cases on indigenous reserve lands.
  • Management and acceptance of monthly reports by indigenous reserve lands registration clerks.
(II) Promoting use of indigenous reserves and relevant management training
  • Reporting and investigation of illegal use of indigenous land reserves; applications for rental and use for major industrial and mining development.
  • Review and approval of land use agreements involving indigenous reserves.
  • Drafting of plans involving indigenous land reserves.
  • Change of responsible agencies for indigenous land reserves and handover work.
  • Joint, cooperative and commissioned development/management of indigenous land reserves.
  • Registration of indigenous land reserves title transfers.
  • Designation of indigenous farming rights and rights of superficies.
(III) Application for rental of indigenous land reserves
  • Application for use as religious facilities.
  • Applications for borrowing, free use or rental by government or public agencies (including national defense, transportation, public enterprises, public sanitation, local autonomous agencies, education/academic and other public welfare enterprises).
  • Rental applications by public and private businesses or non-indigenous persons.
  • Applications by non-indigenous persons to rent the land for their homes.
  • Applications by non-indigenous persons to renew rental of the land for their homes (including inheritance and gift).
  • Applications by non-indigenous persons to renew rental of self-cultivated farmland and land for agricultural/livestock use (farmland and non-irrigated farmland) (including inheritance and gift).
  • Applications by non-indigenous persons to renew rental of land for forestry use (including inheritance and gift).
  • Applications for land allocation, change of land allocation and renouncement of rights.
(IV) Investigation and designation of extent of use for indigenous reserves
  • Spending plan for income from indigenous reserves and forestry.
  • Budgets related to indigenous reserves.
  • Establishment of and guidance for township land title review committees.
  • Investigation and documentation of rental of state-owned farmland.
  • Assisting in maintaining and updating the information system on indigenous land reserves registration.
  • Assisting in reviewing listings of indigenous land reserves title transfers.
  • Progress control and monthly reports on registration of farming rights and rights of superficies for indigenous land reserves.
  • Progress control and monthly reports on indigenous land reserves title transfers.
  • Progress control charts on title updates.


Fax:03- 8222304

Indigenous Village Development Section

  • Indigenous village renewal plans:
    Implementation of the mountain area village master development plan and completion of facilities envisioned in the villages' autonomous plans, including land
  • Indigenous village infrastructure and environment improvement plan:
    Construction of infrastructure in pre-eminent need of improvement in indigenous villages, e.g. village lanes, gutters, streetlights and planting.
  • Construction plan for plazas and clubhouses for indigenous cultural rituals and gatherings:
    This plan aims to enhance the conceptual development of Taiwan as the birthplace of Austronesian culture by rediscovering indigenous legends, rituals, shaman and ancestry, reconstructing indigenous aesthetics, and developing viable and sustainable indigenous villages leveraging indigenous culture and eco-tourism.
  • Reconstruction plan for indigenous villages with safety issues:
    Adopting strategies to relocate existing housing or villages following risk assessment; preparing a feasible plan for relocation and public facilities (including water and soil protection and environmental improvement) to fully implement disaster prevention and safe housing policies.
  • Improvement plan for roads connecting mountainous indigenous villages:
    Improvement of existing roads in the county including secondary inter-village roads and connection to prairie villages.
  • Indigenous area drinking water improvement plan:
    This plan comprises improvement to water supply in indigenous villages across 13 municipalities. Specific actions at the current stage include extending water pipes and providing simple water supply facilities in order to ensure users' health and prevent water shortage.


Fax:03- 8222347