Kaohsiung Is Still There, But Where Are All Its Old Friends?


In 1862, the conquistadores and the adventurers from the West sailed boats along the Takao River, through the wild jungle among the swamps of Southern Taiwan:


There was the home to many Makatto people in the community Takao at the time. But when the English adventurer, W.A. Pickering, visited Kaohsiung, the Makatao people were all gone.

Where were they?

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