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Among the Dimasa of Assam

Dipali G. Danda

Among the Dimasa of Assam

an ethnographic study

by Dipali G. Danda

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Published by Sterling in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Kachari (Indic people)

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDipali G. Danda.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS432.K15 D36 1970
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 192 p., [4] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4389595M
    LC Control Number78908855

    Haflong is a town and central command of Dima Hasao in India in the territory of Assam. It is the main slope station in Assam. Haflong is a dimasa word meaning Ant slope. The peaceful slopes, great scenes, wide valleys and surrouding mountains all make up this stupendous slope station and the solitary one in Assam. The clan increased to 40 after the tribe left Dimapur (this written piece can be found in Section II of Appendix, Census of Assam ). Traces of the forty clans (sengphongs in Dimasa dialect) still exist among the Dimasas in the forty titles or surnames of male clans.

    Bodo, group of peoples speaking Tibeto-Burman languages in the northeastern Indian states of Assam and Meghalaya and in Bangladesh. The Bodo are the largest minority group in Assam and are concentrated in the northern areas of the Brahmaputra River valley. Most of them are settled farmers, though they formerly practiced shifting Bodo consist of a large number of tribes. The Dimasa National Liberation Army (DNLA) group announced its formation through a press release on Ap The group claimed that it is “committed to revamp the national struggle and fight for the liberation of a sovereign, Independent Dimasa Nation”.

    Folklore medicinal uses of 25 plant species belonging to 23 families for various ailments among the Dimasa Kacharis, one of the prominent ethnic tribes of North Kachar Hills district of Assam is reported. The study was undertaken covering the area of Dimasa inhabiting villages of NC Hills district of Assam. The Dimasa word "Di" for water forms the root word for many of the major rivers of Assam and the North East India like Dikrang which means green river, Dikhow which means "fetched water", Diyung (huge river) etc. The mighty river Brahmaputra is known as Dilao (long river) among the Dimasas even now.


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Danda, Dipali G. Among the Dimasa of Assam. New Delhi: Sterling, © (OCoLC) Document Type.

The other book, written by Ramdina Lalsim titled as ‘A brief account of the Tribes of Dima Hasao, Assam’, is an effort by the author to highlight the traditions, culture, habits, feast and festivals, etc. in brief so as to let the outside world know about the small unknown tribes in the district. You can write a book review and share your experiences.

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Try it now. No thanks. Try the new Google Books Get print book. No eBook available The Dimasa Kacharis of Assam. Bordoloi. Tribal Research Institute, Assam, - Kachari (Indic people). - pages. 0 Reviews. Botanical Survey of India book Health Tradition Among Dimasa Tribe (Medicobotany of Barak Valley, Southern Assam, N.E.

India) seller Sagnik books, any botanical Survey of India publication contact withOnline bookseller of Kolkata Publication. The book altogether has seven chapters. The first two chapters give a theoretical framework of the study and geographical background of Assam.

The third chapter presents the distribution pattern of the selected tribal fourth, fifth and sixth chapters discusses the prevailing social, cultural and economic characteristics and pattern of social change among the tribal women of the : Madhushree Das.

Health Care Practices among the Dimasa Tribe of Diyungbra Block in Dima Hasao District, Assam. In our present work, health care practices among the indigenous Dimasa tribe of Diyungbra block, Dima Hasao District, Assam were studied.

In the study, it was observed that health care. The Dimasa Kingdom (Di-ma-sa), Hidimbā kingdom) was a powerful kingdom in Assam, Northeast India ruled by Dimasa kings, called Timisa in the Ahom Buranjis. The Dimasa kingdom and others (Kamata, Chutiya) that developed in the wake of the Kamarupa kingdom were led by chieftains of indigenous communities of Assam and are examples of indigenous state formations in Medieval Assam.

Dimasa Kacharis of Assam. Guwahati: Tribal Research Institute, Assam, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: B N Bordoloi.

Adolf Hitler has been among the most read writers along with William Shakespeare, Charles Dickens, Leo Tolstoy, Bengali novelist Sarat Chandra. The Dimasa people or Dimasa-Kachari are part of the greater Kachari group, one of the ancient Kachari tribes.

They live mostly in the northern half of the Dima Hasao District, an administrative district of the Indian state of Assam that includes the ravines of the Jatinga valley and adjoining land. Among Christian groups some belong to the Bodo Evangelical Lutheran Church.

According to the Census of India, more than 98% of all Dimasa living in Assam are Hindu. Religion: Spiritual – In a Dimasa society, it is believed spiritual life, Spirit is a soul.

Dimasa believe traditionally the rebirth of. The Dimasa people (or Dima-fisa, and also called Dimasa-Kachari) from Assam in northeastern India are a part of the greater Bodo-Kachari group. The Dimasas live mostly in the northern half of the North Cachar Hills, an administrative district of the Indian state of Assam, including the ravines of the Jatinga valley and the adjoining land.

Answer: (D) Dimasa Bushu is celebrated after completion of harvest is a celebration of great pomp and splenduor among the Dimasa. Bushu, the word gives the meaning such as Brai-Sibrai is a supreme God in Dimasa society. The entire harvesting new paddy is offered first to the Brai sibrai madai for peace of the human kind is called Bushu.

Dima Hasao, the only Hill station of Assam is considered as ‘Nature’s Treasure Grove’. The Dimasa is a scheduled Tribe in the Autonomous Hills district of Assam. The district is located in the southern part of Assam, India in between 24o N and N latitudes and 92 o E and 93 E longitudes.

A number of ethnic. The Ahom (Pron: / ˈ ɑː h ɒ m /), or Tai-Ahom is an ethnic group from the Indian states of Assam and Arunachal are the admixed descendants of the Tai people who reached the Brahmaputra valley of Assam in and the local indigenous people who joined them over the course of history.

Sukaphaa, the leader of the Tai group and his followers established the Ahom kingdom ( The second edition of the book ‘Studies on Dimasa History, Language and Culture’ was released on Sunday in Haflong by the Dimasa Youth Forum.

The book written by Dr Monali Longmailai includes papers from researchers from various disciplines such as History, Geology, Linguistics, Sociology, Anthropology, Sericulture to name a few on Dimasa.

The Dimasa abandoned Dimapur and retreated south to set up their new capital in Maibang (“Mai” means “Paddy” and “bang” means “Plenty or abundance”), in the North Cachar Hills. Go To Assam History Notes & Study Materials Page Go To History Notes.

Ancient History of Assam e-Book PDF | Modern History of Assam. The present study was carried out in among the Dimasa women weavers of Dima Hasao district, Assam (Fig. The study was done through semi-structured questionnaires and personal observation.

For this study, three villages were selected using snowball sampling. Assam’s Dimasa weavers are one of the oldest indigenous communities of North East India with their rich cultural traditions and aesthetics, but sadly remain hidden from exposure.

Dwindling number of young weavers and lack of infrastructure, specifically market access, supply chains and limited government intervention are a major threat to the growth and very existence of the community. The Dimasa people are an indigenous ethnolinguistic [2] community presently inhabiting Assam and Nagaland states in Northeastern community is fairly homogeneous and exclusive, with members required to draw from both parents' separate clans.

The Dimasas were till recently agricultural, centering on shifting agriculture; but in recent times this has changed with profound. Answer: (D) Dimasa Bushu is celebrated after completion of harvest is a celebration of great pomp and splenduor among the Dimasa. Bushu, the word gives the meaning such as Brai-Sibrai is a supreme God in Dimasa society.

The entire harvesting new paddy is offered first to the Brai sibrai madai for peace of the human kind is called Bushu.