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TRADITIONAL RELIGIOUS SYSTEMS OF THE RENGMA NAGAS

TRADITIONAL RELIGIOUS SYSTEMS OF THE RENGMA NAGAS

KENILO KATH

Year : 2005

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148pp

ISBN : 8183640036, Price : $49.50 Add To Cart

About the Book

The book deals with the origin and migration of Rengma Nagas, the tribes, now settled in the North-East region of India, their ancestral animistic religious beliefs, faiths and ceremonies, social, economic and cultural practices, feasts which continue to be practiced by the community. It also includes some folk tales.

About Author

Kenilo Kath is Research Fellow of the Department of History and Archeology, Nagaland University, Kohima, Nagaland and was a Fellow of the Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies.


Contents

PREFACE

ORIGIN, MIGRATION AND DISPERSAL

ANCESTOR RELIGION

ANIMAL HUNTING

BIRTH AND DEATH CEREMONIES

MARRIAGE AND DIVORCE

MEDICINE MAN

FEAST OF MERIT

FESTIVAL: NGADA OR AKHU FESTIVAL

FOLK TALES

REFERENCES

INDEX

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