Local Tribes, Art, Culture

Bhela Ghor at the Eastern Himalayan Botanic Ark

Bhela Ghor at the Eastern Himalayan Botanic Ark

Where Local Chefs cook traditional and ethnic cuisine using 100% organic and fresh, home garden local produce. Where Naturenomics ™ is presented through food, art, culture and cuisine of the communities of the Eastern Himalayas.

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Rhythms of Manipur - Percussion ensemble

Rhythms of Manipur performed at EHNF on 8th & 9th Nov'16 at Vivanta by Taj, Guwahati.

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An Ethnobotanical Survey of Wild food plants of Mishing Tribe

Abstract: The wild edible plants are important in the livelihood strategies of tribal people. The value of wild edible vegetables in food security has not been given sufficient attention in India (Reddy et al. 2007). Mishing is a tribal community belonged to Mongoloid group – a multitude of people that followed Austro-Asiatic races to India (Singh et al. 1996).

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Ethnobotanical study across five ethnic communities of Assam

Collecting information about eatable plants of Adivasi community by Balipara Foundation team

The North-eastern states of India harbours more than 130 major tribal communities of the total 427 tribal communities found in India, representing one of the greatest region of ethno-botanical wealth. Every society has developed indigenous botanical knowledge or ethnobotanical knowledge through its dynamic interactions with its surrounding environment. Studies on the ethnobotanical uses of plants by the local people are often significant because it provides a gateway for the exploration of new source of drugs, food, from the herbal origin.

Study of Mishing Tribe

An ethnobotanical study of mishing tribe living in fringe villages of Kazirana National Park of Assam, India.

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