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Video | A documentary on the music of various Naga tribes: “Songs of the Blue Hills” – Nagaland

The movie is directed by Utpal Borpujari. The Nagas comprise a range of ethnic communities spread across several states of north-eastern India. Like ethnic communities the world over, folk music and dances form the core of Naga culture. This feature-length … Continue reading

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The unique narrative of shawls worn among 16 major tribes: Reflecting one’s social standing and the younger generation’s changing tastes – Nagaland

Deccan Herald, 31 July, 2010 ANTHONY KURIAKOSE narrates how each Naga shawl is a thing of beauty, mystery, history and eternal appeal. And how each shawl wraps in its folds, a unique narrative. | To cead the full article, click … Continue reading

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Book on the distinctive ear ornaments of the northeastern “Seven Sister States”: Proudly worn by women and men – Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Manipur, Mizoram, Nagaland and Tripura

To read the full article by Dr. Waltraud Ganguly “Earrings in India”, click here >> Earrings have a special status in Indian jewellery; they are highly decorative and beautify the face. Moreover, they are a sign of identification for their wearers or … Continue reading

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Vibrant contemporary writing from the north-eastern region: Overcoming marginalisation of culture and literature

K. Satchidanandan Print edition : June 14, 2013 , Frontline Magazine, Columns, Print edition : June 14, 2013 Read the full article and view more photos here >>  The poets from the north-eastern region have to meet the double challenge of truth and … Continue reading

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Experimenting with the unique traditional motifs and jewellery of 400-odd tribal communities: North East Fashion Fest – Assam

NISHIT DHOLABHAI, The Telegraph, Saturday , January 12 , 2013 New Delhi, Jan. 11: The home ministry appears to have taken a page out of Bhutan’s book of governance as it sponsors a North East Fashion Fest in Guwahati next month … Continue reading

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