Asān Aret

Tangkhulna āngachāk kasāli ngarakzak eina (definitely) tamkhavai maleimana.  Varivarāna khami pāngmareng kala āpāngwui asān shichinlaga Awo Ayina hithāda asān aretwui angachāk sāsai. Mikumowui pāngmayāli akhān khānkahaibingli ‘kameokhān’ hoi Pāngmaleng avavawui amingbing chiya; Pāngva (yungho) Ayā (pāngyā) Alungtho Āngshichon Āngpaire Pāngmaleng avavali akhān kathum khāna.  Ākhān khaniwui ngachai chili Sanghā hoi.  Sanghā akha hi Imperial systemwui inch akhawui chāngna Sanghā shini …

The intrinsic value of our culture: Know it, wear it & live it (In the light of recent Chāngkhom Umbrella social media debate)

Babies couldn’t care less about things inside gifts, as they are attracted to colors and rustles of wrappers of the gifts. Likewise, most of us tend to look more at the less significant things, that are the outward manifestations of our real, invaluable and intangible parts of our culture. Like the babies, we are attracted only to what can be …

Kha eina Khao

Kha eina Khao Atam akhali kasāra preigaharni ringphalāk eina okthuisai.  Ani khani ngachāng kālāk machithuwa kala chiwuitungli preiva chi naola vaisāchamhaoda, aniwui kasātheilui kaho zārruthaowa. Thangkha aniwui kasātheilui khawo vāmao-uwa.  Maovāmāmān kaji eina phinām akhali chao ākha pisāda, chi anina vāshaothathaowa. Ani preigaharni chao chi kharām ngapaireihaowa, kala ngasheireihaida khararreihaowa.  Chieina preiva china gahara chili ‘āshāma khaung thārān thingna rahāna …

Administrative Village Authority of the Tangkhuls

  “Though theoretically the hangva is responsible for the administration of the village among its different clan members, practically all the villagers are involved in the administration as well as in the matter of village defense.  The village elders command respect from the villagers while performing the duties of public service as a member of the hangva.  Otherwise they are …

Khamasom Siluiwungwui Khararchān

Khamasom awunga Kholo eina anaomayara Siluiwungwui khararchān (illustrative picture) Achālakha Khamasom khali Kholo kaho kashāngmi akha leisai.  Mipa hi shānghaoda silui kachungkha keisai.  Kha, nao mayarnao akha māngpharākhuihaowa.  Nao akhamāng leileihaoda aming Siluiwung phokmi.  Siluiwung kaho nao mayara hi naoho naotong sāhaoda āva āvāna lumthur eina nganaopamma.  Kala nao hili nganuilāk eina rasa phāsangmida shim pānngasakngaihaoda ngalā khuihaoluda hāngchinghaowa. Kha …