In june 2017, aboriginal tv released the video of "Grandma red quinoa" , recording the picture of grandma insisting on planting red quinoa, and wrote in the copy: "Once, when everyone had slowly forgotten about red quinoa, I asked kayngn, no one wants to eat it, so why plant red quinoa? Kayngn can't tell what's good, but every year red quinoa fills her bamboo shoots. Kayngn carefully sifts the seeds, just for each next time, and this figure, who appears in the fields every day, is now 96 years old. Kayngn has never thought of taking a rest, and is deeply afraid that any piece of land left by his hard work in the past will be owned in vain but will not be cultivated.
The dialogue in the video shows that grandma maintains her relationship with generations and the land by planting red quinoa. In the picture, grandma is wearing everyday clothes, but the details of the video are presented on grandma's headdress. In ghost mannequin effect the picture, grandma's headdress is the wreaths made of crops in the fields vaguely reveal the relationship between the aborigines, land and crops.
Red quinoa has a close relationship with the aborigines. The earliest reports on red quinoa were found in the investigation of the edible plant resources of the atayal during the japanese occupation period. In the past, the agricultural activities of the aborigines were mainly self-sufficiency, and various crops were planted on the farmland to supply the daily life of families and tribes. Needs, such as tree beans, taro, millet and red quinoa, red quinoa is not grown as a staple food, so why plant red quinoa?