• Hualish, (Hualish)

Definition: people, individually or collectively, who possess genetic heritage and engage in cultural practices from any heritage societies above respective thresholds

Narrower definition: People, individually or collectively, who have at least three generations of ancestors who lived in heritage societies, and who engage in a core set of heritage cultural practices and proclaim Hualish as their culture heritage.

Hualish culture is the culture that Hualish represents.

  • Heritage Society, Heritage Culture, Heritage Gene

A heritage society is a historical society ruled by a government whose capital was in present day mainland China. A heritage culture is a culture that either originated or is/was a dominant form in any heritage society. A heritage gene is genetic material that can be traced back to people who have lived in heritage societies throughout history.