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Vol-6 Issue-4
1. Nature Talk
Waiting For A National Tribal Policy
2. Ethno - Pedagogy
3. Profile of a Humane Anthropologist
4. Megalithic Cultural tradition amongst the Khasi and Jaintia tribes of North-East India
5. Bio-Cultural Study Of Variation In Utilization Of Resources In Different Tribal Zones Of Orissa
6. Social transformation in a rural village of Gujarat
7. Resolution of Conflicts Over Land Resources: A Case of Nyishi Tribe in Arunachal Pradesh
8. Recontextualization of Legacy of Tribal Rebellion and Significance of PESA
9. Zomi Traditional Festivals And Sacrifices: An Analytical Study
10. Usha Deka
An Obituary

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Megalithic Cultural tradition amongst the Khasi and Jaintia tribes of North-East India
Dr. Vinay Kumar

 

    

Etymologically speaking the word ‘megalith’ is derived from two Greek words megalithos meaning huge and lithoi meaning stone; hence, it denotes a huge stone. The term ‘megalith’ may be explained as ‘a grave or memorial erected in stone, whether dressed or in its natural form containing, enclosing or erected over the funerary assemblage’. Megalithic culture has no regional bounds as its cultural remnants are found all over the world. These monuments are found in Europe, Africa and Asia, including in the far eastern countries. In the neighbourhood of the Indian sub-continent, the presence of this culture is noticed in Iran and Baluchistan, extending up to Pakistan. In northern India, this culture is sporadic in occurrence as compared to south India.

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Articles in
Vol-6 Issue-4
1. Nature Talk
Waiting For A National Tribal Policy
2. Ethno - Pedagogy
3. Profile of a Humane Anthropologist
4. Megalithic Cultural tradition amongst the Khasi and Jaintia tribes of North-East India
5. Bio-Cultural Study Of Variation In Utilization Of Resources In Different Tribal Zones Of Orissa
6. Social transformation in a rural village of Gujarat
7. Resolution of Conflicts Over Land Resources: A Case of Nyishi Tribe in Arunachal Pradesh
8. Recontextualization of Legacy of Tribal Rebellion and Significance of PESA
9. Zomi Traditional Festivals And Sacrifices: An Analytical Study
10. Usha Deka
An Obituary

 

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