Tag: Culture

  • Reminiscence over a cup of Assam Tea

    Reminiscence over a cup of Assam Tea

    It’s a fine evening, dusk slowly moving in, turning the blue skies a hue of gold. It’s tea time. My soul sisters and I have gathered in the veranda around a dainty wooden table for plush conversation. The best of pastries in town and the finest of Assam tea. I pour the delightful hot beverage […]

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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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  • 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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  • The Remote Lands of Lohit Valley in Eastern Arunachal Pradesh

    The Remote Lands of Lohit Valley in Eastern Arunachal Pradesh

    The Lohit Valley lies in the easternmost road of India. Mountains here feel virgin, cut down by the river Lohit. When our team had visited, the river was in a phase of transition; the deep turquoise water of dry winters turning mud red. The April sky had been a mix of rain and blue, and […]

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

    6 Things To Do In And Around Tawang | Travel Guide

    Tawang located in the western corner of Arunachal Pradesh is one of the most sought after travel destinations of Northeast India. It is visited by numerous pilgrims practicing Buddhist faith and also by travelers who are captivated by the scenic beauty of the eastern Himalayas. Tawang is located at a high elevation of 2600m beyond the […]

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  • The Nocte Tribe of Arunachal Pradesh | Celebrating Indigenous Peoples

    The Nocte Tribe of Arunachal Pradesh | Celebrating Indigenous Peoples

    Its been a while we have posted something in our blog. We would like to continue with our series Celebrating Indigenous Peoples, focused on indigenous peoples of Northeast India and their times – bringing into highlight in this post knowledge on the Nocte peoples of Arunachal Pradesh. The Noctes are the easternmost inhabitants of India who inhabit the […]

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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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