Mishmi


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Mishmi

(ˈmɪʃmɪ)
npl -mi or -mis
1. (Peoples) a member of a Mongoloid hill people of the Brahmaputra area of NE India
2. (Languages) the language of this people, belonging to the Tibeto-Burman branch of the Sino-Tibetan family
adj
(Languages) of or relating to this people or their language
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The minister was greeted by village elders from the Mishmi tribe.
Her other achievements included participation in 85-km 1st Tawang MTB Challenge (Edition IV) routed through 6,500 to 8,000-feet above sea level certified by state's sport and youth affairs, secured 1st position in Adventure Awareness training camp conducted at Roing by Etalin-based Popu Heritage Foundation during Dec 1-7, 2017 as certified by state's directorate of sport & youth affairs; 40-km DN-X MTB Championship 2017 (Edition-I) in solo woman category; felicitated by Idu Mishmi Cultural & Literary Society during Golden Jubilee Reh celebration-2018; state's tourism department certified as tourism service provider for capacity building for imparting training in February 2010.
Three weeks into my two-month journey across Arunachal Pradesh, a confluence of luck and chance had led me to this bamboo-and-thatch settlement deep in the Mishmi Hills; the tangle of vast, trackless ranges which make up much of the eastern section of the state.
In 1948, Sadiya Frontier Tract was bifurcated into two districts: Abor Hills district and Mishmi Hills district.
The distribution range of species extends from Pakistan to north India, Nepal, Bhutan, up to Mishmi hills of Assam (Grubb, 1975; Roberts, 1997; Prater, 1980).
If the hook is enticing enough for you, then pack your bags for about two weeks to visit the land of Adi Padam, Idu Mishmi, Digaru Mishmi, Khampti, Singpho, Tangsa, Lesu and Chakma tribes.
In an attempt to popularize the local products of Arunachal, the British authorities, for example in the London exhibition of 1862, displayed coal from Tirap, limestone from Digaru hills, Aconite (Mishmi Bih), mineral water from Singhpo area, and madder from Miri, Dafla, Abor, etc.
The Mishmi occupy the northeastern hills, and the Wancho, Nocte, and Tangsa inhabit the southeastern district of Tirap.
Similar events happened among the Garo, Khasi, Abhor, Mishmi, Lushai, and other peoples surrounding the Assam Valley.
Upper Dibang valley with an area of 9000 sq km has roughly a person per sq km with an approximate native population of 7152 (as per 2001 census) of mostly Idu Mishmi's, including Anini, which has an approximate four thousand local residents.
In pressing through the territory of the Mishmi tribe and beyond the Tibetan frontier, he managed to travel further than any previous European traveller.