North East India Feed

Portrait of a Conservation Pioneer

Posted on 08 June 2017 | Comment
Located about 25 kilometers from Tawang near the Indo-Tibetan border, Gomkhang village is home to Tsering Topgey and his unique organic nursery. The 68-year-old dedicates himself full-time to cultivating wild medicinal plants, to practicing Tibetan medicine and to creating awareness about the need for conservation. Click to read more

Tawang Focus – The Art of Making Paper

Posted on 04 June 2017 | Comment
It was a mild morning in May with barely a wisp of cloud in the cobalt sky over Tawang, a perfect day for our visit to Mukto, a village inhabited by Monpa tribals who are known for their traditional papermaking craft. Click to read more

Traditional Silk Production in Manipur

Posted on 30 May 2017 | Comment
Manipur is a state rich in culture where each tribe has its own customs and language. But from the rugged hills to the loamy valley, there is one common thread that unites them in tradition: all across the land, Manipuri women are expert weavers. Click to read more