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Poi-Leng festival commences at Namsai
Indrajit Tingwa NAMSAI, Jan 5: The
first ever combined Poi-Leng (catafalque) festival commenced here at the
Mahabodhi Lord Buddha College (MLBC) premises amidst large gathering of
Buddhist monks and devotees from various corners of North East India. The ...
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THE TAI PHAKES OF ASSAM
S.F . Hanny : Notes on the Shans or Tai Nation, 1847-48. The Tai Phakes are of the few tribes of the Tai race who have come into
Assam within last 300 years. The Phakes or Phakeals, as, they are
designated by the Assamese , are of longest standing, as the...
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TAI TRADITIONAL HOUSE (HUEAN HANG TAI)
Among the northeastern
tribes of India, the Tais are one of the best architects in house
building. The Tai houses are of strong structures. They use bamboo but
not entirely, rather wood is the main material in house construction.
The structure is rai...
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THE TRADITIONAL DRESS OF TAI KHAMTI BOYS
1. Pha-Huo : Pha huo
is a traditional Tai khamti turban and part of the traditional attire
of many ethnic groups. Pha-huo literally means "headdress" in Tai
language. It is a part of traditional ceremonial attire, worn at formal
gatherings and ceremoni...
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TAI KHAMTI PANTOMIME DANCE FROM ARUNACHAL PRADESH
The Tai
Khamti dance "Ka Poong Tai" is one of the main dramatic art form of the
Tai Khamtis. Unlike many forms of traditional Arunachali dance, the
Khamti dance is a dance drama, expressively and elegantly reflect the
rich culture of the Khamti Buddhist...
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THE TAI KHAMYANGS - S.F. Hanny : Notes on the Shans or Tai Nation, 1847-48.
This tribe or clan of the Shans (Shyams) now in Assam, were settled in
the days of Mueang kong and Ahom independence at Nongyang, a point in
the Loe Patkai mountains, which marks the ancient boundary between Assam
and Mueang kong and from whence the wate...
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THE KHAMTIS AND THEIR KINSMEN
THE
KHAMTIS AND THEIR KINSMEN (Physical
and Political Geography of the Province of Assam,
1896, P.220) The Khamtis settled
about Sadiya have already been mentioned in paragraph 75 of this report. They are
immigrants from a Shan State beyond the Patkoi range...
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Tai traditional marriage system holds significance to certain traditional homemade items of which the one called "KHOWTOMM''
Tai traditional marriage system holds significance to certain traditional homemade items of which the one called "KHOWTOMM'' is more of an indispensable one.A Tai marriage is incomplete without it. Khowtomm is a blend of "khamti khowno" (high sticky rice) o...
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Traditional Matrimony of the Tai-Khamtis:
Traditional Matrimony of the Tai-Khamtis: The Tai-Khamti society adopt three different types of marriage systems. All the three marriage systems are different to each other on the basis of nature and character. Nevertheless, they have adopted them and amalg...
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One of the most daredevil man from Tai India , Chau Sahing Mankhom
One of the most daredevil man from Tai India , Chau Sahing Mankhom , a small build physic from Mankau village under Namsai dist of Arunachal Pradesh , India , had earned the reputation of catching more than one hundred wild young elephants during his youth ...
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