Overview for Naga Tribes of Manipur
In the book, it is proposed to describe the ethnology of the tribes inhabiting the hills which is point of area from te greater part of the State of Manipur. Naga and Kuki occupy definite areas in these hills.
The Naga tribes in Manipur with whom this is concerned are:
1. the Tangkhuls who inhabit the hills immediately to the east and north east of the valley of Manipur;
2. the Mao and Maram, Nagas who inhabit the hills, North of the valley and to whom the title quasi-Angami Nagas has been given by some writers on the ground that they are more closely connected with the Angamis than with their fellow subjects the Tangkhuls and the Kabuis'
3. the Kolya, Khoriao or Mayang Khong group in the hills South of Mao and Maram;
4. the Kabuis who inhabit the hills to the West and North-west of the valley, and,
(5, 6 and 7) Quoirengs, Chirus, Marrings, smaller tribes, who are to be found in the hills bordering the valley.
The study deals with habits, social customs, occupations, weapons, ornaments and dress, their physical and general characteristics including domestic life, laws and manners, their popular beliefs and folk tales.
T C Hodson (Author)
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