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Celebrating nature with the Digaru Mishmi community: The Tamladu festival (February) – Arunachal Pradesh

[…] The Digaru Mishmis are one of the ancient tribes of Arunachal Pradesh. […] Tamladu Festival is prayer that is offered to the God of Earth and the God of Water. The tribal people believe in nature worship and according … Continue reading

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The four-day “Ziro Festival of Music”: An outdoor festival enhanced by nature’s beauty – Arunachal Pradesh

Festival date (2017): 28 September – 1 October Founded in 2012, Ziro Festival of Music is held in the picturesque Ziro Valley in Arunachal Pradesh once a year. The four-day event remains an adventure in the fields, with musicians coming together … Continue reading

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Hambreelmai’s Loom: A story retold by Mamang Dai – Arunachal Pradesh

First Khasi and Mishmi books for children By Kanika Sharma | To read the full review, click here >> Chennai-based children’s publishing house Tulika Books has introduced two picture books on International Literacy Day (September 8) — Race of the Rivers … Continue reading

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India’s first Chief Minister from a tribe with many members living in China: The Kaman Mishmi community – Arunachal Pradesh

Rahul Karmakar, Hindustan Times, Guwahati  21 February 2016 Kalikho Pul, the eighth chief minister of Arunachal Pradesh, has a few firsts. He is the first Congress CM in India to be installed with support from arch rivals BJP, and the first … Continue reading

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eJournal | The New Institutionalized Religion of the Tangsa Community – Assam & Arunachal Pradesh

“Best of All Worlds: Rangfraism: The New Institutionalized Religion of the Tangsa Community in Northeast India” by Meenaxi Barkataki-Ruscheweyh: Asienforum, International Quarterly for Asian Studies, Vol. 46, Issue 1-2, May 2015, Contemporary Indigeneity and Religion in India | Download the full article as PDF >> Abstract … Continue reading

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