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Pisirian (Bixilian)

Fun activities
  • Listen to the one and only Paw Paw drum music.
  • Follow Jimmy's illustrations to every corner of the tribe.
  • Enjoy the sheep-shaped driftwood artwork.
Pisirian is a small seaside tribe located in Sanxian community of Chenggong Township. In the past, the Amis people keep goats here. Jimmy's illustrations scattered in the tribe, the driftwood sheep, and the world renowned Paw Paw Drum band are all interesting highlights of the tribe. Follow the little girl from Jimmy's book "One More Day with You" to 11 illustrations in the tribe and explore the Pisirian Tribe and its serene and simple beauty.
There is a huge mural on the outer wall of an abandoned house in Pisirian.
Roaming sheep in Pisirian
In the Amis language, "Pisirian" means "the place for keeping goats" while "siri" means goat. In the past, the Amis people took advantage of the tidal changes to raise goats on Sanxiantai Island. As time goes by, goats are not found in the tribes anymore. Pisirian has been losing its youth and adolescent population, and a cultural gap between generations is becoming an issue in the Amis tribe. Sanxian Community Development Association, together with local residents, children, and artists dedicated to rebuilding the community and the tribe.
Roaming sheep in Pisirian
The raw sounds of the tribe – Paw Paw Drum
There are not only Jimmy's paintings and wooden sheep in Pisirian, but also the majestic and world-renowned "Paw Paw Drum" band composed of tribal children. Beating bright and rhythmic sounds with hand-made paw paw drums, the children give an energetic performance with their pure and clear singing voice. When you come to Pisirian, make a reservation for the great performance of the rawest sounds of the East Coast.

Lively and energetic wall murals
There is a huge mural on the outer wall of an abandoned house in Pisirian. It was painted by tribal youth and children. Between stripes of the warm tones of red, yellow, and orange, there are several leaping "Jimmy-style" white goats like the energetic children running around in the tribe, full of vigor and vitality! The main body of the old building has also been renovated into a B&B space. Visitors can come to the Pisirian tribe to not only visit the Jimmy Park, the maze, and appreciate tribal art installations, but also slow down their pace, enjoy being surrounded by mountains and the sea, and taste local delicacies of tribal cuisine.
Pisirian Jimmy Park


Open Time
  • Sunday:08:00 – 17:00
  • Monday:08:00 – 17:00
  • Tuesday:08:00 – 17:00
  • Wednesday:08:00 – 17:00
  • Thursday:08:00 – 17:00
  • Friday:08:00 – 17:00
  • Saturday:08:00 – 17:00
Paw Paw Drum
Performances: 11:00 and 14:00 on Saturdays; 11:00 and 14:00 on Sundays
Make a reservation: show times are subject to changes as band members might have school schedules. Please make a reservation by phone or email.
Venue: Pisirian Community Center
Phone: 089-854434, 0915-777124
  • Toilets
Roadside parking is available. Be mindful of where you park.
1. When entering the tribal residential area, please lower the volume so not to disturb the residents.
2. Respect the privacy of others. Please do not take photos of private buildings, people, or creations, without permission.
3. Keep the environment clean. Do not litter.
4. Please cherish tribal art installations.
5. The tribe is close to the sea. Please pay attention to changes of weather and watch out for your own safety.