Folklore From North-East India – A Singpho Tribe Tale On How The World Was Created
Folklore / Singpho Tribe / Tirap District

Folklore From North-East India – A Singpho Tribe Tale On How The World Was Created

The Singpho Tribe reside in the state of Arunachal Pradesh in India, and in China and Myanmar where they are known as Jingpo and Kachin respectively. They are known for their fierce independence, disciplined martial art skills, and for their lifestyle where nature parts a important role. Here is a local Singpho lore originating from … Continue reading

Folklore From North-East India ~ A Mishmi Tribe Tale On How We Learned To Weave
Dibang Valley / Folklore / Lohit Valley

Folklore From North-East India ~ A Mishmi Tribe Tale On How We Learned To Weave

The Mishmis are a tribe who inhabit the northeastern regions of South Tibet. In India, they reside in the Lohit and Dibang districts of Arunachal Pradesh. They have a long history and were one of the first tribes to migrate into the lands of Pemako; where they fiercely ruled and were often a trouble for the … Continue reading

North-East India Folklore ~ An AkaTribe Tale On How The World Was Formed
Aka Tribe / Folklore / Tawang

North-East India Folklore ~ An AkaTribe Tale On How The World Was Formed

The Aka Tribe, also known as the Hruso Tribe, live in the Kameng area of the state of Arunachal Pradesh. They are mainly animists, but have been influenced by both Buddhism and Hinduism. They are fascinating in their superstitious beliefs and magical practices.  Here is a tale from their culture that describes how the world was formed – At the … Continue reading

Folklore From North-East India ~ An Apatani Tale On How The World Was Created
Apatani Tribe / Arunachal Pradesh / Folklore / Literature Stuff

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 ~ … Continue reading

Folklore From North-East India – Nohkalikai falls
Folklore / Literature Stuff / Nameri National Park

Folklore From North-East India – Nohkalikai falls

We’ve decided to start a new category of tales – where we’ll write about the many legends, proverbs, jokes, popular beliefs, fairy tales, stories and tall tales that are part of Northeast Indian cultures - making our blog all the more interesting. –xxx– The Khasi Tribe of Meghalaya are unarguably one of the most fascinating people of Northeastern India. They have stories for nearly almost everything. … Continue reading