Originally residing in Jingguan Tribe, Ren'ai Township, Nantou County,
In the 17th century, it moved across the Central Mountains to the northern part of Hualien County.
The current population is about 20,000 people.
Japanese cultural anthropologists based on language, customs, and cultural characteristics during the Japanese rule.
(The other two groups are Toda and Tgdaya).
The process of naming the Taroko was due to the fact that it was called "Truku"
Group-based ethnic groups tend to use the "Taruga" as the group name.
The "Tgdaya" and "Toda" groups
The main ethnic group tends to use the "Sedek" as the ethnic name. As a result, conflicts and dialogues between ethnic groups began.
★【塔哇歐瑪司｜twa'omas トワオマス台灣風味原住民Taiwan Aboriginal Story】16族