Thursday 15 July 2021

3 POINTS ON APATANI TRIBES






 1. A visit to Apatani tribal home is a must. The Apatanis are one of the most advanced and intriguing of Arunachal's tribal people. The weaving skills of their women are legendary as can be seen from the wonderful Jikhe pattern, woven jackets and intricately patterned Jilang shawls.

2. The Apatanis grown rice by terrace farming; they also have created an indigenous irrigation system which is unique amongst the Arunachal Tribals. Living in harmony with nature, for every tree they fell, five fresh saplings are planted.

3. The Apatani village comprises of long rows of houses with a fertility totem in front of each one. In their cooking, they use an indigenous herbal salt that's rich in iodine.

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