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Mishing Community

The Mishing or Mising Tribe is one of the most colourful tribes of Assam with their unique style of living and even unique culture. They are also known as Miris

The Misings as they would love to be called are probably the mixture of East Asian and South Asian sub-race of the mongoloid race. The Misings live at the fertile land in at the bank of the mighty Brahmaputra especially in upper Assam districts especially in North Lakhimpur, dhemaji, Dirugarh, Sivasagar, Jorhat and Golaghat districts of Assam.

Culture of Mising Tribe in Assam: Misings are unique in their style of housing. They live in thatched houses raised on bamboo stilts. This is called a Chaang.

 The Mising tribe of Assam has lots of similarities with the Hill Miri, and Dafla tribe of Arunachal Pradesh in terms of their language style of clothing and also their culture.

Festival of Mising Tribal in Assam: The chief festival of Misings is Ali-Aye-Ligang which they celebrate during the month of February at the beginning of their sowing season to Him .But now days they also follow Hinduism & Christianity.

Because repeated flood attacks mostly this community is now lagging behind economically. But they still live in the banks of the Brahmaputra rive and continues their unique cultural identity.

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