Category: Nagaland

  • The Mystic Mountain Japfü

    The Mystic Mountain Japfü

    This dates back to the 23rd of January, 2022 almost towards the end of the cold toe-biting winter. I, along with my brother and a few of our friends decided to go on an impromptu trek to the second highest peak in Nagaland – Mt. Japfu which lies at an elevation of 3048 meters above […]

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  • The Indigenous Peoples of Northeast India

    The Indigenous Peoples of Northeast India

    A Look at the Tribal Communities of the Far East  We were all indigenous at some point in time and space. Modernity has taken the world over! We evolve and grow into one global culture! But what have we left behind? And who are they that still protect and conserve the true essence of living […]

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  • The Headhunters of India | Short Film in collaboration with Ethereal

    The Headhunters of India | Short Film in collaboration with Ethereal

    Ayush Dinker, the guy behind the YouTube channel Ethereal describes his work as a combination of fact-finding, storytelling and trying to get at larger questions about human condition. His work involves films and video content, pertaining to reality, culture, society, history, nature, travel and science and presenting them before you the world in a whole […]

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  • 6 Things To Do In And Around Kohima | Travel Guide

    6 Things To Do In And Around Kohima | Travel Guide

    Kohima is the state capital and the largest human inhabited area of Nagaland. It is the land of Angami tribe and was named after the wild Kewhi flower which grows in the mountains. Kohima is located at an altitude of 1500m and offers a beautiful view of the lofty Japfu Peak and the surrounding Naga […]

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  • The Angami People of Nagaland | Celebrating Indigenous Peoples

    The Angami People of Nagaland | Celebrating Indigenous Peoples

    Nagaland is one of the seven sister states of India and is located in the northeastern part of the nation. Kohima is the heart/bustling city of this state. The place is filled with the natural beauty of glorious mountains which catches the attention of travelers. The region is rich in flora, fauna and cultures. Tribes […]

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  • Re-Visiting The Indigenous Past Of Northeast India

    Re-Visiting The Indigenous Past Of Northeast India

    With the advent of modern science, the recent decades has seen urban influence penetrating even the lives of those who remain far away from cities. The same applies here in Northeast India. The indigenous peoples of the region, who occupy a remote frontiers consisting of rainforests and Himalayan mountains, have been witnessing the advent of […]

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  • The Konyak People of Nagaland | Celebrating Indigenous Peoples

    The Konyak People of Nagaland | Celebrating Indigenous Peoples

    “The Konyak performs no rites or ceremonies till the sowing begins. He realizes that the cutting of the jungle and the proper clearing of the fields depends only on the efficiency of man. Why should he trouble the Gods? But when the seed is entrusted to the earth, where hundreds of dangers may threaten the […]

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  • Celebrating Indigenous Peoples

    Celebrating Indigenous Peoples

    It has been exciting times. The United Nations’ International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples is coming up next month, and we have been engaging with three very thoughtful online campaigns/events meant for indigenous peoples. Based in a land of tribes, it is very inspiring for us to see people across the world uniting and […]

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  • Eco-Tourism in Northeast India – 6 Responsible Cottages And Homestays

    Eco-Tourism in Northeast India – 6 Responsible Cottages And Homestays

    Northeast India is not one of those destinations found in every traveler’s list. This is mostly because of the region’s remoteness, closeness to sensitive international borders and absence of proper infrastructure. Call it godsend, the niche tourism acts as a safeguard to the region’s rich but delicate environment and cultures, whereas, if mass tourism was […]

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  • Photo of the Day – Land of the Headhunters

    Nagaland, a tiny land of sixteen tribes, has ever since had a fascination with headhunting. Even two decades back, the forests of this India’s hilly northeastern state stood witness to inter tribal rivalry. However, headhunting has never been viewed as a taboo and headhunters have always been admired and revered in their tribes. The more […]

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