Tag: Indigenous People

  • 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 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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  • 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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  • 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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