Arunachal Pradesh

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Manan Kapoor
India has a host of harvest festivals, of which Lohri, Makar Sankranti, Pongal and Bihu are some of the more popular ones. However, there are several other similar harvest festivals celebrated by various tribes, regions and cultures that might not be as well known, but are an essential aspect of…
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M.D. Muthukumaraswamy
‘Creation myths’, basically stories and lore that explain how the world and life began, are universal, and diverge across states, countries, indigenous communities, and even religions such as Hinduism, Christianity, Judaism, and Islam. In fact, to paraphrase Levi-Strauss, we may not even realise…
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Tasso Rinya
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An excerpt from Arunachal: Peoples, Arts and Adornments in India's Eastern Himalayas by Peter van Ham. To buy visit… For more information visit
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The journal Indian Folklife is published quarterly by India's National Folklore Support Centre. This is Serial 28, January 2008; on  Folklore and Environment.
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