In Pictures: Humans of the Dawn-Lit Mountains

In Pictures: Humans of the Dawn-Lit Mountains
Singpho girls dressed in traditional attire for a dance performance in Namsai , Photo Credit: Sandipan Chaterjee

The lesser explored destinations of eastern Arunachal Pradesh are home to tribal communities like Tai Khamptis, Singphos, Lisus, Idu Mishmis, Adis among others. This photo essay is a tribute to the incredible cultural wealth of Namsai and its nearby areas including Chongham, Miao and Roing


March 10 , 2021
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Young Khampti men and women dressed in traditional Khampti attire for a cultural performance in Namsai

Good Vibes Only: Khampti girls adorning traditional attire

Young Singpho girls are all smiles after delivering an enthralling traditional dance performance

A Singpho family in Piyong village near Namsai

Singpho women in Piyong village near Namsai

A Khampti dancer in Namsai

Khampti woman Nang Bhikuni Lungkeing holding a traditional Khampti vessel used for storing water

An Idu Mishmi man in a village in Roing

An Idu Mishmi elderly woman in a village near Roing

Lisu youngsters Yofuna Yobin, Jeymsa Yobin and Lisa Yobin in Miao

Lisu girl Yofuna Yobin in Miao

Lisu youngsters in Miao Kids at Wagun village near Namsai A Khampti man at 7KM Resort, Namsai

A Khampti elderly man adorning a traditional pha-noy in Namsai

Idu Mishmi men share a light moment during an individual Reh festival in a village near Roing

Neipeng Lungkeing, Former Additional Deputy Commissioner, Arunachal Pradesh at his home in Empong, Chongkham

Rural women near Jairampur

Monks at Golden Pagoda, Namsai

An Apatani woman at the Arunachal-Assam Border on the way to Namsai

A monk at the Pariyati Sasana Buddhist Vihara in Namsai

Head Monk Ven, Bhaddanta Aggadhamma at the Pariyati Sasana Buddhist Vihara in Namsai

A shopkeeper at the pilgrim bazaar near Parshuram Kund

An Idu Mishmi man in Roing

A Khampti couple at their Restaurant in Namsai

An Idu Mishmi kid in Roing

Singpho kid Sansan Maio in Piyong village near Namsai

Cockfight dancers in Namsai

Khampti Cockfight dancers Chow Mangno Lungkeing and Chow Bijita Mansai


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