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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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eJournal | Finding common ground as identity is being “performed”: A festival positions the Tangsa community in the in the wider world around it – Assam and Arunachal Pradesh

From Ritual to Performance: The Transformation of a Tangsa Festival in Assam, North-east India Meenaxi Barkataki-Ruscheweyh, University of Göttingen Tangsa is an umbrella term for a collection of small ethnic groups (related to the Naga) who have migrated to India … Continue reading

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Plan your own musical journey around the “Seven Sister States” – Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland & Tripura

Start your musical journey by watching a beautiful video taken in Shillong (Meghalaya). Then discover which other forms of music and dance are being practiced by the tribal communities of the “Seven Sister States” today. Khasi music revival – the stories of two young duitara players from … Continue reading

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Apatani tattoos in a global context: A custom that preceded modern fashion by centuries – Arunachal Pradesh

Sanghamitra Baruah, Times Crest, 12 June 2010, June 12, 2010 Centuries before rockstars and celebrities, tattoos were used by tribal men and women across the world, whether it was the Maoris of New Zealand or the Apatanis of Arunachal Pradesh, to … Continue reading

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A community whose members resist being treated as mere ‘objects’ of scientific studies: Apatani community to fight stereotypical depictions of their traditional practices – Arunachal Pradesh

Nitin Sethi, The Hindu, August 30, 2013 The Apatani community of Arunachal Pradesh sees red over a wildlife research article that paints their hunting practices with stereotypical colours The Apatani community members in Arunachal Pradesh have protested against an article … Continue reading

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