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Video | Interview with anthropologist Cristoph von Fürer-Haimendorf on the rapid transition into modernity by a previously untouched tribe: “Apatanis developed fast, not overrun by outsiders” – Assam

Related posts “A great deal of things could be learnt from their culture”: Nehru and his assurance that tribes may “develop on the lines of their own genius Assam Christoph Fürer-Haimendorf Martial arts Nehru Sacrifice Take a virtual journey across … 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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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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Slideshow | Apatani methods of agriculture – Arunachal Pradesh

The Hindu, Oct 13, 2012 It’s all about land for the Apatanis of Arunachal Pradesh, who are believed to have migrated from beyond the Khru and Kime rivers in the north. Their methods of agriculture have drawn worldwide attention. Text … Continue reading

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