Significance of Natural Resources in the Material Culture of Tribal Societies of Assam

  • Dr. Somenath Bhattacharjee
Keywords: Culture, Oral tradition, Number system, Measurements, Ethnic calendar

Abstract

Oral traditions are the core part of tribal communication system. Generation wise it is transmitted among them. It is part of their cultural tradition and is intimately associated with their socialization process. Such method of traditional communication is the prime essential aspect of the regular mode of livelihood. In any tribal society the process of traditional communication can be divided into a number of sections. Among them the method of number system and measurements are very significant. It is a very crucial aspect for them particularly related to their traditional economic organization and livelihood. The present study is focused on the traditional method of number system, measurements and ethnic calendar among the Karbi tribal people of Karbi Anglong, Assam.

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Published
2021-06-30
How to Cite
Bhattacharjee, D. S. (2021). Significance of Natural Resources in the Material Culture of Tribal Societies of Assam. International Bilingual Journal of Culture, Anthropology and Linguistics, 3(1-2), 17-37. Retrieved from http://indianadibasi.com/journal/index.php/ibjcal/article/view/27