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Video | The Baikho festival of the Rabha tribe: “A wonderful legacy of vibrant culture, traditions and rituals” – Assam

Assam: Baikho festival highlights vibrant culture of Rabha tribe in Goalpara | To view the Times of India video, click here >> The rich tribal culture of India’s northeast region carries a wonderful legacy of vibrant culture, traditions and rituals. The tribes from … Continue reading

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Indigenous Knowledge Systems of the Rabha community: Protecting elephants – Assam

Rabhas are among the nine plan tribe and fourteen hill tribes of Assam. 1 The Rabhas belong to the Indo-Mongoloid group of people and have similarities with other members of Bodo group such as Garos, Kachari, Mech, Koch, Hajong and … Continue reading

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The Shared Ramayana Tradition in Assam – “Tribes In Transition-II: Reaffirming Indigenous Identity Through Narrative” (National Conference) – New Delhi

Abstract 3: The Shared Ramayana Tradition in Assam Across Man-made Boundaries of Tribe, Caste and Community Paper presented for “Tribes In Transition-II: Reaffirming Indigenous Identity Through Narrative” (National Conference) – New Delhi ARCHANA BARUADepartment of Humanities & Social Sciences, Indian Institute … Continue reading

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Looking back into the future book by MS Prabhakara – Book review (The Hindu)

Abir Phukan, The Hindu, July 30, 2012 Living in times where you can ‘dial an expert’ for an opinion on any issue, you may find M.S. Prabhakara’s approach in analysing issues that have gripped the North East a little too meticulous … Continue reading

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North-Eastern Areas – Scheduled Districts Act of 1874, political and constitutional changes

Over six years after its signing, the Bodoland Accord is yet to usher in substantive changes on the ground. M.S. PRABHAKARA in Guwahati […] The Sixth Schedule, extensively amended since the adoption of the Constitution, along with the Fifth Schedule … Continue reading

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