Traditional Practices

Last changed on Thu, 01/01/1970 - 00:00
Community
Dimasa
Category
History, Traditional Practices
Community
Dimasa
Category
People, Traditional Practices, Oral Traditions
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Community
Dimasa
Category
People, Traditional Practices, Oral Traditions
Summary
This short interview is about conversation between field workers and investigator in Marda village.
Khaoroma Jukhuba.jpg
Community
Dimasa
Category
Traditional Practices, Oral Traditions
Summary
This is a visual representation of frog marriage practiced among the Hawar Dimasas of Cachar district of Assam. The frog marriage ceremony was demonstrated for the Dimasa archive team at Joypur village in Cachar on May 22, 2022.
Community
Dimasa
Category
Traditional Practices, Oral Traditions
Summary
This is a short discussion on Dimasa birth rituals between Monali Longmailai, Abesh Diruwa and Nrityojoy Hojai
Community
Dimasa
Category
Traditional Practices
Summary
The above video is a short demonstration of healing technique for treating shingles in a Dimasa traditional way.
slikdi sludi bupang.jpg
Community
Dimasa
Category
Flora and Fauna, Food, Traditional Practices
Summary
Shlikdi/ Shludi bupang (Turmeric plant) is used in multiple healing process by Dimasa people. The root of this plant is grind and used as spice in the curry.
Community
Dimasa
Category
Traditional Practices
Summary
The above video is a short demonstration of traditional healing technique for ankle sprain, practiced by Dimasa people.
Community
Dimasa
Category
Tools and Instruments, Traditional Practices
Summary
khasa glass is a bronze glass which is used mostly in dimasa rituals.
Community
Dimasa
Category
Tools and Instruments, Traditional Practices
Summary
Khudrang (spade) is used in ploughing field.