Galo

The Galo are descendants of Abotani and speak the Tani Galo language. They are also known as Duba, Doba, Dobah Abors, Galloing Abors, and Galong. The Galo population is estimated to be more than 79,000 (2011 census).   Contents — History Language Culture Society...

Sajolang (Miji)

The Miji, also known by the names of Sajolang and Damai, inhabit the districts of West Kameng, East Kameng, and a minuscule region of Kurung Kumey in Arunachal Pradesh, India. Their population of 37,000 are found near the lower parts of the sub-Himalayan hills...

Bugun

The Buguns (formerly Khowa) are one of the earliest recognized schedule tribe of India, majority of them, inhabiting the Singchung Sub-Division of West Kameng District of Arunachal Pradesh. The notable features of Buguns are reflected in their simple life and warm...

Sherdukpen

Shertukpen demographic – representational The Shertukpen are an ethnic group of Arunachal Pradesh state of India. Their population of 9,663 is centered in West Kameng in the villages of Rupa, Jigaon, Thongri, Shergaon, in Bomdila. Of late, some of them have...

Monpa

The Monpa or Mönpa (Tibetan: མོན་པ་) is a major tribe of Arunachal Pradesh. Monpas are the inhabitants of the high altitude Tawang district and the mountain passes of Bomdila in West Kameng district. Historically, the Tibetan word Monpa referred to all the indigenous...

Yordi-Rabe Supse Wildlife Sanctuary

Yardi-Rabe Supse Wildlife Sanctuary is a protected area in West Siang district of Arunachal Pradesh. Although the Sanctuary has been notified, the rights of the community have not yet been settled fully and there may be some alteration in area also at the time of...

Kamlang Wildlife Sanctuary

Kamlang Wildlife Sanctuary is situated in the South-Eastern part of Lohit district and south of Anjaw district of Arunachal Pradesh. The name comes from the river Kamlang, which flows through the Sanctuary and joins the Brahmaputra. It is the 50th Tiger reserve in...

Daying Ering Memorial Wildlife Sanctuary

Daying Ering Wildlife Sanctuary (13 km from Pasighat) is spread over a cluster of river islands. One can reach there by cruising the Siang River. The unique ecosystem of this sanctuary has made it a natural habitat for different species of birds including migratory...

Kane Wildlife Sanctuary

Kane Wildlife Sanctuary, located in the district of Lower Siang, is spread over an area of about 55 sq. km. The district HQ, Likabali, is towards it’s East. History Kane WLS was established in 1991 covering an area of 55.18 sq km and notified as a Sanctuary in...

Mehao Wildlife Sanctuary

Owing its name to Mehao Lake, located within the reserve, Mehao Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the most popular wildlife places in Arunachal Pradesh. The sanctuary was established in 1980 and is home to many species of wild animals including the Bengal tiger, hoolock...