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The New Institutionalized Religion of the Tangsa Community – Assam & Arunachal Pradesh

“Best of All Worlds: Rangfraism: The New Institutionalized Religion of the Tangsa Community in Northeast India” by Meenaxi Barkataki-Ruscheweyh: Asienforum, International Quarterly for Asian Studies, Vol. 46, Issue 1-2, May 2015, Contemporary Indigeneity and Religion in India | Download the full article as PDF >>  Abstract … Continue reading

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Finding common ground as identity is being “performed”: A festival positions the Tangsa community in the in the wider world around it – Assam and Arunachal Pradesh

From Ritual to Performance: The Transformation of a Tangsa Festival in Assam, North-east India Meenaxi Barkataki-Ruscheweyh, University of Göttingen Tangsa is an umbrella term for a collection of small ethnic groups (related to the Naga) who have migrated to India … Continue reading

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