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May 2018

    Arunachal Pradesh Asia India

    Nyokum Yullo Festival of Nyishi Tribe – Celebration of Life

    By Anjali Chawla  

    Here’s everything you want to know about Nyokum Yullo Festival of Nyishi Tribe in Arunachal Pradesh. We are driving in the drizzling rain along the zigzagged Himalayan road. Impossibly vast ferns along the road catch the attention of one of the travelers in our shared Sumo. He turns towards a local woman sitting in the back seat, ” What is it called in your language?” “We call it Hoka pada. They grow in abundance here,” she replies. His curiosity to know different…

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