This is a survey of the seven isolated and until recently closed to foreigners northeastern states of India. The book examines the political and historical background of the seven states Arunachal Pradesh, Tripura, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Mizoram, Manipur and Assam including their local customs, religious practices, and ancient rituals. It is a glimpse into the life of these remote cultures, their traditional architectures and dress, their healing and hunting practices, and their ancestral worship and matriarchal culture. With notes, bibliography and index.
Seven Sisters: North East India Profile
AuthorsBarpujari, N. K.