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The Hornbill Festival is a state-sponsored event that is meant to showcase the various tribes of Nagaland. It is said to have started as an inter-tribal festival, meant for the 16 tribes of Nagaland to interact with each other. In its current form, the festival is held at Kisama village—12…
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The Sangtam tribe belongs to the Tuensang district in eastern Nagaland. Tuensang is located in the eastern part of Nagaland. It is bounded by Mon and Longleng Districts in the north and north east respectively, Mokokchung in the northwest, Zunheboto in the southwest, Kiphire in the south, and…
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Khiamniungan is one of the major Naga tribes, inhabiting the Tuensang and Noklak districts and the adjoining areas of Myanmar. Khiamniungan literally translates to source of great waters. Farming is one of the primary occupations of the people of this region. The Khiamniungan tribals, who…
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Khiamniungan is one of the major Naga tribes, inhabiting the Tuensang and Noklak districts and the adjoining areas of Myanmar. Khiamniungan literally translates to source of great waters. Farming is one of the primary occupations of the people of this region. The Khiamniungan tribals, who…
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Among the 16 major tribes of Nagaland, the Chakhesang Nagas are one of the most progressive. They represent people belonging to three language groups – Chakri or Chökri, Khezha and Sangtam and derive their name from the initials ‘cha-khe-sang’. Earlier known as Eastern Angamis, they amalgamated in…
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Tarini Manchanda
The Hornbill Festival is a state-sponsored event that is meant to showcase the various tribes of Nagaland. It started as an inter-tribal festival, meant for the 16 tribes of Nagaland to interact with each other. In its current form, the festival is held at Kisama village—12 kilometres away from…
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The Sangtam tribe belongs to the Tuensang district in eastern Nagaland. Tuensang is located in the eastern part of Nagaland. It is bounded by Mon and Longleng Districts in the north and north east respectively, Mokokchung in the northwest, Zunheboto in the southwest, Kiphire in the south, and…
in Video
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An Interview about the Wood Carvings at the Garo Morung The morungs of Nagaland are examples of the vernacular architecture of each tribe. Morungs are youth dormitories; living in a morung used to be an essential part of the education of Naga youth. All youth of a particular village or khel were…
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At the state-sponsored Hornbill Festival, the Garo cultural troupe performed a harvest dance, part of their popular Wangala festival celebrations that usually takes place in October–November. One of the 16 state-recognised tribes in Nagaland, the Garo tribe lives in areas across Meghalaya, Nagaland…
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    In one of his monographs on the Angami Nagas, J.H. Hutton mentions that 'an Angami can move through the jungle as silently as a leopard.' Such descriptions of the prowess of a Naga hunter can be attributed to both the stereotype of Nagas as warriors as well as real instances of the Nagas…
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