Collection Description

Culture Name

Mara

Culture Description

The Sino-Tibetan speaking Mara are a predominantly swidden rice-cultivating people living in the Lushai Hills of Mizoram, India, and adjacent areas of the Chin Hills and Arakan Hill Tracts in Burma (Myanmar). Traditionally, settlements were autonomous political units governed by a hereditary chief. Under British colonial rule, elected councilors instead were given power to administer the region.

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Region

Asia --South Asia

Countries

Burma

India

OWC Code

AR20

Number of Documents

2

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Number of Pages

688

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