Jinghpaw

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Noun1.Jinghpaw - a Kachinic language
Kachin, Kachinic - Tibeto-Burman languages spoken in northernmost Burma and adjacent China and India
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By the 1820s, European travellers to the easternmost province of British India began to take notice of a herb very similar to the Camellia sinensis (tea) growing wild in the Singpho and Muttock regions of Assam.
com Village hopping Get a glimpse of the lives and colours of the local Khampti, Singpho and Tangsa tribes What: The rich tribal culture of Arunachal Pradesh is a huge draw for travellers.
It is the historical treatment of such matters--practical, political and personal--that makes Mandy Sadan's study of the Kachin, and the adjacent Singpho and Jingpo societies, so timely and important.
Cultural Folk Dances like Tangsa Rongrang War Dance, Assamese Bihu Dance, Bamboo Dance, Lungchang Dance (Changlang), Singpho (Bordumsa Dance), Galo Dance, Wancho Dance, Apatani Dance, Myanmarese Dance were some of the main attractions at the festival.
Thus, "the frontier areas further east of the Ahom kingdom in Upper Assam, which corresponds to the Sibsagar district and parts of Lakhimpur on the north bank of the Brahmaputra, occupied by the Khampti, Muttock, and Singpho tribes, which began as a political agency, were brought under effective administrative and military control during 1839-1843 in the interests of the tea industry"; (21) the "Khasi States" or Khasi territories/countries (now part of the state of Megha-laya) were brought under control of the East India Company during 1829-1833, overcoming stiff resistance by the Khasis; the Garo Hills District was created by posting a British officer at Tura in 1856; and Samaguting (i.