Category: Mizoram

  • Tipaimukh Dam | A Threat To Nature And Native Culture

    Tipaimukh Dam | A Threat To Nature And Native Culture

    Dams have remained as a major instrument in the path of economic development and prosperity for a country and have been integral in bringing nations closer to each other. It has also played its role in creating mutual suspicions, mistrust and misunderstandings between nations as well as the government and its people. Dams help people […]

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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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  • Miss Chhaidy Of Mizoram – A Child Of The Forest

    Miss Chhaidy Of Mizoram – A Child Of The Forest

    On a gloomy evening in Theiva village, the melody of collective singing escapes the windows of a church. But the song is accompanied by loud unrhythmic drumbeats. A middle-aged woman, dressed in a cardigan and wraparound skirt, is seated in the front row of the church, banging a drum. After a few minutes, when those […]

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  • Folklore From North-East India – Rih Dil Lake, Mizoram

    Folklore From North-East India – Rih Dil Lake, Mizoram

    Rih Dil Lake, a heart shaped lake located midst breathtaking greenery, is the largest lake in the state of Mizoram in India, but awkwardly, is situated in the kingdom of Myanmar. Maybe it has to do with the influence of the lake in the culture and tradition of the Mizo people. Believed to the passage […]

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