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Published by Dept. of Tribal Culture and Folklore Research, Gauhati University in [Gauhati] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Folklore -- India -- United Khāsi and Jaintia Hills.,
  • Khasa (Indii people)

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statement[by] I. M. Simon.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGR305.5.A8 S53, GR305.5A8 S53
The Physical Object
Pagination130 p. ;
Number of Pages130
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18549120M

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This book is an attempt to give a systematic account of the Khasi people, their manners and customs, their ethnological affinities, their laws and institutions, their religious beliefs, their folk-lore, their theories as to their origin, and their language.   BOOK EXCERPT In this novel, a young Khasi woman comes of age in the politically charged city of Shillong An excerpt from ‘Name Place Animal Thing’, by Daribha Lyndem. The following folk-tale purports to give an account of the origin and propagation of U Thlen, the most remorseless and cruel of all the Khasi deities. According to tradition the Hima (state) of Cherra was, in olden times, the haunt of many famous Bleis [ 59 ] (gods) who dominated the lives of men. The Jaintia Kingdom was a matriarchal kingdom in present-day Bangladesh's Sylhet Division and India's Meghalaya was partitioned into three in AD by Raja Guhak for his three sons, into the Jaintia Kingdom, Gour Kingdom and Laur was annexed by the British East India Company in All the Pnar Rajahs of the Jaintiapur Kingdom are from the Syiem Sutnga clan, a Pnar clan.

Sen, Soumen, Social and State Formation in Khasi-Jaintia Hills: A Study of Folklore (Delhi, ). Seth, Sanjay, ‘Which good book? Missionary education and conversion in .   Jaintia tribal community, the original inhabitants of Jaintia Hills district of Meghalaya have a fascinating culture and tradition based on a close relationship with the nature.   Khasi Tribe Brief Introduction: Khasi Tribe is more important tribes among the Indian tribes. The people lives in the Khasi and Jaintia Hill districts of Assam. The people are very famous all over the world and the best example extant today of a society. The tribe traces their descent from mythical female ancestress. The family of Khasi Tribe. Jaintia Hills is very less frequented by tourists; hence it has comparatively lesser stay options than the Khasi Hills. However, one can check out the following options for a night stay: Traveller’s Nest, Ialong Park – Located right inside the Ialong Park, the Traveller’s Nest has 3 .