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Lhota Naga: From Oral Narratives to Rethinking the Lhota Culture and Religion
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Oral Narratives

The Lothas have various and at times inconsistent stories regarding their origin. However inconsistent these stories are, according to J. Vansina (1985, vii) such oral traditions are “documents of the present because they are told in the present. Not only do …

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Ngully, Meripeni, “Lhota Naga: From Oral Narratives to Rethinking the Lhota Culture and Religion”, in: Brill’s Encyclopedia of the Religions of the Indigenous People of South Asia Online, Edited by: Marine Carrin (Editor-in-Chief), University of Toulouse Jean Jaurès, Michel Boivin, Centre for South Asian Studies (CNRS-EHESS), Gérard Toffin, Centre d’Études Himalayennes, Paul Hockings, University of Illinois at Chicago, Raphaël Rousseleau, Université de Lausanne, Tanka Subba, North-Eastern Hill University, Harald Lambs-Tyche, University of de Picardie-Jules Verne. Consulted online on 23 August 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2665-9093_BERO_COM_032242>
First published online: 2019
First print edition: 20190325



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