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History #1 – The Naga People

Who are the Nagas?

‘Naga’ is a generic term which comprises various tribes. The Naga people are various ethnic groups associated to the present North Eastern part of India and northwestern Myanmar. The tribes have similar cultures and traditions, and form the majority of population in the Indian state of Nagaland and Naga Self-Administered Zone of Myanmar; with significant populations in Manipur, Arunachal Pradesh and Assam in India; Sagaing Division and Kachin State in Myanmar.

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Naga Tribes Primary Districts

Naga Tribes of Nagaland and their Territory / Districts

A brief summary of the Naga Tribes of Nagaland and their Territory / Districts or primary place of habitation in Nagaland. Theories on origin of the word ‘Naga’: The word ‘Naga‘ is a vaguely defined umbrella term for several indigenous communities in North-East India and Western Burma. In India Nagas are found in Nagaland, four Districts …

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List of recognized Naga Tribes and Scheduled Tribes in Nagaland

When it comes to the Naga tribes of Nagaland, it is often referred to as the ‘Sixteen (16) Naga Tribes of Nagaland’ which includes — Angami, Ao, Chakhesang, Chang, Kachari, Khiamniungan, Konyak, Kuki, Lotha, Phom, Pochury, Rengma, Sangtam, Sumi, Yimchunger, and Zeme-Liangmai (Zeliang). As per the Department of Personnel and Administrative Reforms, there are 14 …

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Nagaland Health Project

Brief info on Nagaland Health Project: Nagaland Health Project was first conceived in the year 2012. It is a World Bank funded project which aims to improve health services across Nagaland State of India. The Government of India, the Government of Nagaland and the World Bank have signed a 48 million dollars credit agreement for …

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