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· June, 2014

Stories about Indigenous from June, 2014

Jonbeel, a Barter Market in the 21st Century

  23 June 2014

The centuries old Jonbeel Mela, a community fair in the northeast Indian state of Assam, has a unique ritual. Around 10,000 indigenous people from tribes like the Karbi, Khasi, Tiwa, and Jayantia of the northeast come down from the hills to the Jonbeel wetlands with their produce or catch and...

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