National Historic Monuments of Taiwan on Facebook sent around a pic of Shuishe village from Sun Moon Lake in the late 1920s or 1930s, it looks like. Shuishe is on the north side of the lake and is now occupied by big hotels, including the Lalu Sun Moon Lake, and a pier. Today it looks like this, from Streetview:
Interestingly, a friend pointed out to me, the Japanese English versions all refer to the aboriginal villages as "savage" villages in English, but the Japanese language uses the term used today in Chinese, buluo, which does not appear to have that connotation. Part of the Japanese project for Taiwan was emphasizing their own "civilizing" mission by heightening the difference between the Japanese and aborigines and reducing the status of the aborigines; this was particularly true of representations to outsiders.
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