Tag: apatani tribe

  • 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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  • 8 Things to do in and around Ziro | Travel Guide

    8 Things to do in and around Ziro | Travel Guide

    Ziro is a beautiful valley in the lush subtropical mountains of central Arunachal Pradesh. It is located in Lower Subansiri District and is situated at an elevation of 1700 meters. Ziro is the home of the indigenous Apatani tribepeople, who have rich cultural traditions and are also scientifically advanced than other ethnic groups of the […]

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  • Photo Of The Day – Inside An Apatani House

    One of our guides has just returned from a trip to the Ziro Valley in Arunachal Pradesh and has thought of contributing this photograph. Taken inside the house of an Apatani Tribe; who are the main residents of Ziro, the picture shows two Apatani elders warming themselves in an open oven in a gloomy cloudy […]

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  • The Apatani Tribe of Arunachal Pradesh – Sustainable Simplicity

    The Apatani Tribe of Arunachal Pradesh – Sustainable Simplicity

    We are all rooted from an ancestral history – a history that we can’t deny, and a history that is worth to be proud of. Even in today’s modern world, which has come far from the past once known, there can be found people who still maintain their traditional history and remain proud of it. […]

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  • Central Arunachal Pradesh Tour – Day 3,4 – Daporijo, Subansiri And Tagins

    Central Arunachal Pradesh Tour – Day 3,4 – Daporijo, Subansiri And Tagins

    Continued from here. Day 3 When in the mountains, the eyes open early in the morning, as if to embrace the cool fresh air. We woke up, finished our morning chores, and left for a six hour drive to Daporijo. Before leaving Ziro, we spent time visiting a temple devoted to Lord Shiva where a […]

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  • Central Arunachal Pradesh Tour – Day 1,2 – Ziro And The Apatanis

    Central Arunachal Pradesh Tour – Day 1,2 – Ziro And The Apatanis

    Day 1 A week of unbearable summer heat had prompted me and Tushar to plan an escape into the nearby Himalayan ranges of Arunachal Pradesh. Bizarrely, it turned out to be a beautiful drizzly Sunday when we started our journey from Dibrugarh in Assam, driving towards Ziro in central Arunachal Pradesh. I’d heard much about […]

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  • The Ziro Music Festival, Arunachal Pradesh – Woodstock Of India

    The Ziro Music Festival, Arunachal Pradesh – Woodstock Of India

    Located in the remote state of Arunachal Pradesh in India, Ziro is a quaint eastern Himalayan town and home to the ever-fascinating Apatani Tribe. Situated in a valley, the town and it’s surroundings is a vast landscape of greenery, filled with pine forests and rice-paddy farms. The Apatanis who are the major tribe of the […]

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  • Folklore From North-East India ~ An Apatani Tale On How The World Was Created

    Folklore From North-East India ~ An Apatani Tale On How The World Was Created

    The Apatani Tribe who reside in the state of Arunachal Pradesh are full of wonder – in their cultures, in their customs, in their way of life, and in their folklore. Here’s a tale that deals with the creation of the world and has its origins in the Riu Subansiri area of Arunachal Pradesh ~ […]

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  • Photo Of The Day ~ Feast For The Gods

    During the Murung Festival of the fascinating Apatani Tribe who live in the state of Arunachal Pradesh in Northeastern India,  it is all about eating (but not before sacrificing to the Gods), dancing and merry making. Seen here in the village of Ziro, a group of men get ready for the feast of feasts – a giant […]

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