Tribes


The land Arunachal Pradesh has always been a source of inspiration for nature lovers and seekers of peace. Surrounded with mountains kissing the sky and resplendent flowers, this state allures a large number of tourists every year. Arunachal Pradesh has a marked heritage of tribal tourism.

Arunachal Pradesh is more than a merely picturesque tourist destination, is the homeland for numerous tribes. These tribes of Arnachal Pradesh differ in their socio-economic and cultural patterns. All of these tribes have individual heritages and abide by their own cultural norms. The colorful tribes of Arunachal Pradesh inhabit the lofty green forests, majestic valleys, beautiful rivers and flora and fauna.

Arunachal Pradesh tribes count to more than twenty in number. The name of some of the major tribes in Arunachal Pradesh are enlisted below:

  • Adis
  • Buguns
  • Singphos
  • Apatanis
  • Nyishi
  • Tagins
  • Wanchos
  • Monpas
  • Khamtis
  • Yobin
  • Membas
  • Hrusso
  • Noctes
  • Sherdukpens
  • Khambas
The tribes of Arunachal Pradesh have an excellent heritage of artistic craftsmanship. Their aesthetic essence of tribal art could be seen in their painting, pottery, wood carving, basket making. Weaving,Wood and bamboo crafting are some major professions of these tribes.

Another notable feature of these tribes of Arunachal Pradesh is that they are very united and integrated. Every tribe of this state maintains a uniformity in them. The occasions celebrated by the tribes of Arunachal Pradesh mirror their culture the best.

All these tribes in Arunachal Pradesh are very humble, hospitable and sober in nature.

Last Updated on 09 March 2013