Tag Archives: Jaintia

Map | A virtual journey across time and space

Whatever our own cultural background, there are amazing discoveries to be made, for India’s youth just as for scholars and visitors from all over the world! Learn more about – and from – some of India’s tribal communities by clicking on the button … Continue reading

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“A living testimony of one’s love for nature, culture, tradition, history and posterity” : The Ever Living Museum at Mawshabuit (Shillong) – Meghalaya

Andrew W. Lyngdoh, The Telegraph, Calcutta, April 9 , 2015 | To view more photos and read the full article, click here >> Away from the hustle and bustle of the ever-growing and ever-congested city, the Ever Living Museum at … Continue reading

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Khasi, Garo and Jaintia communities are “models for sustainability in the future”: Report and recommendations on ways to counter deforestation – Meghalaya

By Manoj Kumar Hazarika, Lecturer,Department of Economics, TarabhusanPal Junior Science College | Read the full article here >> the Echo (An Online Journal of Humanities & Social Science), Volume I, Issue IV, April 2013 Published by: Dept. of Bengali, Karimganj … Continue reading

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Fashion – tradition and modernity

Indian tribal fashion has existed since the primordial existence of tribals who had first laid their footsteps in the subcontinent. […] Today, however tribal fashion in India has taken on a fresh meaning, looking towards the Western culture, with much … Continue reading

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