Arunachal Pradesh People

The people of Arunachal Pradesh have always been a major attraction for the tourists worldwide. This land has twenty six tribal groups and other sub communities. The simple and gentle nature of the tribal people of Arunachal Pradesh attracts tourists across the globe.

The people in Arunachal Pradesh has a different heritage and cultural background. The tribal communities are scattered in different corners of this state and inhabit several districts and villages of Arunachal Pradesh. Major tribal communities of Arunachal Pradesh include:

  • Khamptis
  • Notches
  • Adis
  • Wanchos
  • Yobin
  • Monpas
  • Apatani
  • Khambas
  • Membas etc.
The Arunachal Pradesh people are very simple and sober in nature and very generous in welcoming the people outside. They are very integrated and loyal to their cultural norms and are ruled by the chiefs of their societies. Festivals of Arunachal Pradesh are an integral part of the socio-cultural status of the tribes. The large string of festivals celebrated by these communities tie one community with the other.

Agriculture is the prime profession for the tribes of Arunachal Pradesh. Besides this, farming, crafting are also practiced by these people. The tribes of Arunachal Pradesh are recognized for their artistic nature. Most of the people are very good craftsmen and expert designers. Even weaving is a major time pass activity for the the tribal woman folk which bring bread and butter for many families.

The dressing style of these tribal people at Arunachal Pradesh are different and of a peculiar kind.

Last Updated on 09 March 2013



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