Lisu (Yobin)

Lisu people in India are called “Yobin”. In all government records, Lisu are Yobin, and the words are sometimes used interchangeably. Lisu is one of the minority tribes of Arunachal Pradesh of India. They live mainly in Vijoynagar Circle in 11 villages....

Singpho

The Singpho tribe inhabit parts of India, China, and Myanmar. In India, Singpho Tribe is located in the state of Arunachal Pradesh and Assam. Consisting of a population of at least 40,000 in India, usually they live in the villages of Bordumsa, Miao, Innao, N-hpum,...

Khampti

The Tai Khamti, (Khamti: တဲး ၵံးတီႈ, Assamese: খাম্পতি) or simply Khamti as they are also known, are a Tai ethnic group native to the Hkamti Long, Mogaung and Myitkyina regions of Kachin State as well as Hkamti District of Sagaing Division of Myanmar. In India, they...

Kaman (Miju Mishmi)

The Mishmi or Deng people of Tibet and Arunachal Pradesh are an ethnic group comprising mainly three tribes: Idu Mishmi (Idu Lhoba); Digaro tribe (Taraon, Darang Deng), and Miju Mishmi (Kaman Deng). The Mishmis occupy the northeastern tip of the central Arunachal...

Taraon (Digaru Mishmi)

The Mishmi or Deng people of Tibet and Arunachal Pradesh are an ethnic group comprising mainly three tribes: Idu Mishmi (Idu Lhoba); Digaro tribe (Taraon, Darang Deng), and Miju Mishmi (Kaman Deng). The Mishmis occupy the northeastern tip of the central Arunachal...

Idu (Mishmi)

The Mishmi or Deng people of Tibet and Arunachal Pradesh are an ethnic group comprising mainly three tribes: Idu Mishmi (Idu Lhoba); Digaro tribe (Taraon, Darang Deng), and Miju Mishmi (Kaman Deng). The Mishmis occupy the northeastern tip of the central Arunachal...

Adi

The Adi, or Bangni-Bokar Lhoba people is a major collective tribe living in the Himalayan hills of Arunachal Pradesh, and they are found in the temperate and sub-tropical regions within the districts of East Siang, Siang, Upper Siang, West Siang, and Dibang Valley....

Apatani

The Apatani, or Tanw, also known by Apa and Apa Tani, are a tribal group of people living in the Ziro valley in the Lower Subansiri district of Arunachal Pradesh in India. The Apatanis are the native settlers of the Ziro valley (which is nearly 1058 km²), Lower...

Puroik

The “Puroik” is one of the tribes of Arunachal Pradesh, to whom; so far, the larger community used to call as “Sulung”. The former one is an official term, while the later one is perceived as derogatory in nature which denotes a slave or the social group of servitude...

Nyishi

The Nyishi community is the largest ethnic group in Arunachal Pradesh. In Nyishi, their traditional language, Nyi refers to “a human” and the word shi denotes “a being”, which combined refers to a human being. They are spread across eight...