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The unique narrative of shawls worn among 16 major tribes: Reflecting one’s social standing and the younger generation’s changing tastes – Nagaland

ANTHONY KURIAKOSE narrates how each Naga shawl is a thing of beauty, mystery, history and eternal appeal. And how each shawl wraps in its folds, a unique narrative. In the textile history of  India, the warrior shawls of  Nagaland have … Continue reading

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Vibrant contemporary writing from the north-eastern region: Overcoming marginalisation of culture and literature

The poets from the north-eastern region have to meet the double challenge of truth and liberty, of identity and unity, of cultural loss and recovery, of ethnic specificity and aesthetic universality. ONLY in the last one decade or so has … Continue reading

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Experimenting with the unique traditional motifs and jewellery of 400-odd tribal communities: North East Fashion Fest – Assam

NISHIT DHOLABHAI, The Telegraph, Saturday , January 12 , 2013 New Delhi, Jan. 11: The home ministry appears to have taken a page out of Bhutan’s book of governance as it sponsors a North East Fashion Fest in Guwahati next month … Continue reading

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