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Harassing A Girl From North East – Racism Experiment

Racism is prejudice and discrimination directed against someone on the superficial belief that one’s own race is superior. There have been incidents across our country when racism showed up its ugly head and the consequences were fatal. The folks at Trouble Seeker Team conducted a hidden camera social... 

Structure Of Tone In Liangmai

Introduction Ethnically and linguistically Liangmai people belong to the mongoloid group of race and speak Liangmai, a Tibeto-Burman language under the Naga Bodo section family (G.A. Grierson in Linguistic Survey of India). Liangmai is an indigenous and minority language in Manipur. Liangmai is one of... 
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Kom Tribes On The Path Of Cultural Revival

Champion boxer Mary Kom belongs to the Kom Tribe of Manipur. IMPHAL, Feb 2: Although almost all Kom tribes are Christians, a handful of this tribesmen living in Khoirentak village in Churachandpur district have resolved to revive their indigenous culture and tradition which they forsook when they adopted... 

Historical Chronology Of Kuki People From B.C 700-1919 A.D

Origin: Kuki people are Tibeto-Burman Mongoloid-Jewish ethnic community, separated by the three international boundaries of India, Myanmar and Bangladesh. It is believed that the Kukis emerged out from a cave called ‘Khul’ [1] somewhere in central China. The so stated cave is believed to... 
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CHINESE-ASSAMESE: How To Stay Silent In Chinese

Assam’s Chinese can’t live down the dread of ’62: segregation, deportation, the loss of home It’s a chilly November morning in Makum, a small town in upper Assam that takes its name from the Chinese word for ‘˜meeting point’. At a little roadside shanty, a gaunt,... 

India’s ‘Lost’ Jews Seek A Place In Israel

Every year, Jews from around the world migrate to Israel, a process known as aliyah, a Hebrew word meaning “ascent.” But for the Bnei Menashe community of India, who believe they are descendents of one of the 10 lost tribes of ancient Israel, the road has been long and fraught with difficulty. While... 

The Mongol Peoples: Window In History

We are generally familiar with the word ‘Mongoloid’ and who the Mongoloid peoples are who are living in East Asia, Northeast Asia, Central Asia and elsewhere. We also know that the ethnic groups in Manipur- Meiteis, the tribes- are Mongoloids by origin and race, and also the Manipuri Muslims... 

Ethnic Groups In Burma

A peaceful and democratic Burma requires a flexible accommodation among the country’s diverse ethnic groups. Without lasting resolution to questions of local autonomy and national power-sharing, rebellions that have flared and simmered in Burma’s borderlands for over five decades cannot be...