Singpho : Imbu, Tirap

At first there was no earth nor sky, but only cloud and mist. From it a woman called Khupning-Kuam was born, and since she came from the mist she was a sort of cloud. In time she gave birth to a girl called Ningon-Chinun and a boy called Tung-Kam-Waisun. They had the appearance of snow. …

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The Carpets of Arunachal Pradesh with attractive colors and designs are in great demand by the tourists. Monpas, the Buddhist community is famous for making perfect carpets. Source:(incredible-northeastindia.com)


Large number of women are engaged in the art of weaving. Using the fine combinations of colours, they weave colourful and graceful dress material. Red, yellow, blue, green, pink and purple are the widely used colours. Earlier only natural dyes were used but now synthetic ones are also used. Some of the famous weaved items …

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Bamboo and Cane

Cane and bamboo are produced in abundance in Arunachal Pradesh. Both cane and bamboo are used amazingly in making several items such as baskets, hats, cane vessels, cane belts and carved bamboo mugs. Elegant jewelry and different kinds of gift items are also made out of these natural products. Source:(incredible-northeastindia.com)


Traditional Dress of Nyishi Tribe of Arunachal Pradesh is simple, ethnic and colourful. It speaks volumes of state’s rich cultural heritage. Members of the Nyishi tribe, both men, and women, are recognized by their elaborate outfits. The traditional dress of the tribe is now-a-days worn during festivals and social gathering. Costumes and additional decorative are worn conforming to the status of the person. Carrying …

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Tangsa (Women)

Women’s clothing Women, on the other hand, wear a petticoat which is intricately woven and is extremely catchy to the eyes. Along with it, a linen blouse is worn too. Source:(holidify.com)

Tangsa (Men)

Men’s Clothing  This tribe wears costumes on similar lines to Burmese. The men wear green coloured wrap around spun in white, red as well as yellow coloured yarn. A sleeveless shirt along with an upper garment too is worn. Source:(holidify.com)