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  • The Monpa Tribe of Arunachal Pradesh | Celebrating Indigenous Peoples

    The Monpa Tribe of Arunachal Pradesh | Celebrating Indigenous Peoples

    The Monpa tribe is one of the most populous tribes of Arunachal Pradesh and is considered as one of the major tribal communities in the entire region. Monpas are the inhabitants of the high altitude Tawang district and the mountain passes of Bomdila in West Kameng district. Historically, the Tibetan word Monpa referred to all […]

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  • Dams Versus Northeast India | Celebrating Indigenous Peoples

    Dams Versus Northeast India | Celebrating Indigenous Peoples

    Adopting this year’s official theme “Bridging the gap: implementing the rights of indigenous peoples” on the occasion of the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, we would like to talk about the issue of large dams which are threatening both environment and cultures in indigenous territories of Northeast India. With the region finding recognition […]

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  • The Bugun Tribe of Arunachal Pradesh | Celebrating Indigenous Peoples

    The Bugun Tribe of Arunachal Pradesh | Celebrating Indigenous Peoples

    The Khowa tribe, also known as Bugun people in their native language, of western Arunachal Pradesh bordering Bhutan is one of India’s smallest tribal communities and has a small population of only around 2,000 members. They are primarily the inhabitants of Tenga valley and some also dwell in the subtropical forests near Bhalukpong in the […]

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  • The Sherdukpen Tribe of Arunachal Pradesh | Celebrating Indigenous Peoples

    The Sherdukpen Tribe of Arunachal Pradesh | Celebrating Indigenous Peoples

    Upcoming this week is the International Day for the World’s Indigenous Peoples. Observed by the United Nations on August 9th each year, it is dedicated to promoting and protecting the rights of the planet’s indigenous population, along with recognizing the achievements and contributions that indigenous people make to improve the issues facing the world. It is […]

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  • 3 of the Best National Parks of Assam

    3 of the Best National Parks of Assam

    Assam is one of the picturesque states of India and falls in the remote northeastern part of the country. The richness of the region’s flora largely reflects the diversity of habitats. The fertile plains on the banks of mighty Brahmaputra River support a wide range of vegetation along the habitat of other rare wild species. […]

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  • World Responsible Tourism Day 2013 – Conservation with Parijat Academy

    More than a billion people have started traveling every year, a trend set to rise as this decade moves on. The time is all the more significant for the tourism industry to find sustainable solutions to protecting the people and resources on which it relies. Since the last seven years, World Travel Market (WTM) holds […]

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  • Angling in Arunachal Pradesh | Rivers of the East Himalaya

    Angling in Arunachal Pradesh | Rivers of the East Himalaya

    Throughout the planet, catching a Golden Mahseer is rated as an important accomplishment by anglers. Mahseer is very tough to catch – as it puts on a fight once it is hooked. Mahseer tests the skill of the anglers.  Angling in Arunachal Pradesh allows you to go into an untraveled territory in a very special […]

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  • 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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  • 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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  • A Quick Guide to Festivals in Manipur

    A Quick Guide to Festivals in Manipur

    Manipur is one of the pretty states of India which is located in the remote northeastern part of the country. The state is blessed with natural beauty and has unique culture, tradition and heritage. Though there’s not much inflow of tourism in the state, every year the land observes tourism festival,  known as “Sangai Festival” for […]

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