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Rengma Tribe

Rengmas are considered as the best Naga blacksmiths. Tseminyu is the home and headquarters of Rengmas tribe. Ngada Festival, a popular year-end festival which falls in November, is the main festival celebrated by this tribe. A popular belief among the ancient Rengmas is that the spirit of the death visits their graves and the homes of their relatives once every year, particularly during this festival.

Rengmas are also noted for their energetic dances and melodious folk songs.

Updated on 6th July, 2014


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