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Lotha Naga: From Oral Narratives to Rethinking the Lotha 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, “Lotha Naga: From Oral Narratives to Rethinking the Lotha Culture and Religion”, in: Brill’s Encyclopedia of the Religions of the Indigenous People of South Asia Online, (Editor-in-Chief), University of Toulouse Centre for South Asian Studies (CNRS-EHESS) University of Illinois at Chicago Université de Lausanne North-Eastern Hill University University of de Picardie-Jules Verne Marine Carrin, Jean Jaurès, Michel Boivin, Gérard Toffin, Paul Hockings, Raphaël Rousseleau, Tanka Subba, Harald Lambs-Tyche. Consulted online on 09 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2665-9093_BERO_COM_032242>
First published online: 2019



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