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Status of women among the Lepchas

D. C. Roy

Status of women among the Lepchas

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Published by Akansha Pub. House in New Delhi .
Written in English

  • Lepcha (South Asian people) -- India -- Kālimpong -- Social conditions,
  • Women -- India -- Kālimpong -- Social conditions,
  • Women -- India -- Kālimpong -- Economic conditions,
  • Lepcha (South Asian people) -- India -- Kālimpong -- Economic conditions

  • About the Edition

    Study on women from the Lepcha community of Kalimpong, subdivision of Darjeeling District of West Bengal, India.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [256]-276) and index.

    StatementD.C. Roy.
    LC ClassificationsDS432.L4+
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 312 p. :
    Number of Pages312
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24111280M
    ISBN 109788183702102
    LC Control Number2010316298

    Economic variation and Nutritional Status: A Microlevel study among Tribal Population in Rural West Bengal. Malaysian Journal of Nurtition. Mukherjee, B., Gupta, R. and Bhattacharya, S.K. Haematological traits, religion and rural/urban residence among the Lepchas of Kalimpong subdivision, West Bengal.   STATUS OF WOMEN o The traditional Naga society was a patriarchal society with a strong warrior tradition values the birth of boys. o A Naga woman is traditionally expected to be obedient and humble. o Her roles are complex and varied: wife, mother, child bearer and rearer, food producer and household manager. o She supplements the household. Confident attitudes of Ju/’hoansi women may help protect them against HIV/AIDS, but several trends in rural Namibia and Botswana threaten their future safety. Ida Susser, who has taken numerous research trip with Richard B. Lee to the two countries since to investigate the ways the disease affects the Ju/’hoansi, provides detailed.

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The Sharma book, based on her research done in the Dzongu Reserve of northern Sikkim inwas an overall evaluation of the social situation of Status of women among the Lepchas book Lepchas, patterned in part on the field research of Geoffrey Gorer () that was conducted in Sharma found the situation for women overall to be a little worse than in Gorer’s time, but.

About the Book In the context of the current position of the languages of North-East India, where many languages are found to be marginalized, a detailed enquiry regarding the social dynamics of language maintenance and shift was felt essential especially in case of a tribal language like Lepcha.

It has been studied by different scholars from different points of view starting from till. Most Lepchas are Buddhist, a religion brought by the Bhutias from the north, although a large number of Lepchas have today adopted Christianity. Some Lepchas have not given up their shamanistic religion, which is known as practice, rituals from Mun and Buddhism are frequently observed alongside one another among some (Sikkim and Darjeeling district): 76, ( census).

Bhutia lepcha aristocrats were called Kazis after similar landlord titles in neighboring regions. This feudal system was an integral part of the Chogyal monarchy prior towhen Sikkim was an independent monarchy Among the Bhutias, the Lachenpas and Lachungpas have their own traditional legal system called the "Dzumsa" which means the.

Lepchas Seek Better Status Status of women among the Lepchas book West Bengal Ma Violence Threatens the Peaceful Societies of North India, Part 2 of a Series, Lepchas Designated as a “Scheduled Tribe”. inspired me to devote an issue of Status of women among the Lepchas book Bulletin of Tibetology to the subject, and publish the results of some recent research initiatives and literary writings by students and researchers currently working on subjects relating to the Lepchas.

It is also hoped that this surge of interest, particularly among anthropology students, will again. Book Two. Life Of The Lepchas Status of women among the Lepchas book Rhythm Of Lepcha Life iRelationship of the author with the Lepchas-present giving-unselfishness of Lepchas.

iiThe Lepcha working day: household life-Lepcha feasts a continuous interruption of ordinary life-description of monastery feast-food and drink and their result. iiiLepchas' constant verbal. Tribespeople are no longer silent spectators of coercion. The book thus offers an insightful understanding of tribal survival strategies, social exclusion, discrimination and inequality.

Scholars of Indian Sociology, Anthropology, History, Cultural Studies Status of women among the Lepchas book Postcolonial Indigenous/Adivasi Studies will immensely benefit from this book. Traditional Knowledge and Bioresource utilization among Lepcha in and once a ruling race equal in power and status to Lepchas Dress as “paki”.

Women were used to wear sari covering. Sikkim (/ ˈ s ɪ k ɪ m /) is a state in northeastern borders China in the north and northeast, Bhutan in the east, Nepal in the west, and West Bengal in the south. Sikkim is also located close to India's Siliguri Corridor near is the least populous and second smallest among the Indian states.

A part of the Eastern Himalaya, Sikkim is notable for its biodiversity Capital: Gangtok. ABOUT THE BOOK. The inspiring collection of research articles accommodated in the present compilation includes eighteen contributions by eminent anthropologists focusing on various contemporary concerns relating to the status of women, gender and ethnicity, identity dynamics, cultural heritages, ethnoarchaeological aspects, the impact of Christianity, traditional village institutions, elderly.

However, there are substantial differences in mean levels of estradiol and progesterone Status of women among the Lepchas book populations, among women within a single population, and among menstrual cycles of a single woman. book Lepcha, my Vanishing Tribe ina large number of people reserve of Dzongu and is famous among Lepcha scholars as the village where This status resulted in the introduction of a completely new political and administrative system to Sikkim.

Nowadays, roadsFile Size: KB. Nutritional Status among the Adult Dibongiya Deori Women of Lakhimpur District, Assam. Juri Borah and Sarthak Sengupta 7.

Determinants of Overweight and Obesity among Meitei Males of Manipur. Maibam Samson Singh 8. Growth Pattern and Nutritional Status among the Urban Meitei Girls of Imphal Valley, Manipur. Neeta Devi 9. A Note on Polyandry among the Gallong: An Analytical Appraisal/B.K.

Das Gupta The so-called Polyandry among the Gallongs/Niranjan Sarkar Polyandry among the Lepchas of Sikkim: A Dead or Dying Institution/Samit Ghosal Part V: POLYANDRY IN INDIA: SPECIAL ISSUES: Polyandry in Ancient Indian Society/Niranjan Sarkar M.K.

Raha Demography and Social Unrest among the Lepchas of Darjeeling by D.C. Roy, The Lepchas are considered as the original inhabitants of Sikkim Kingdom (G.A. Grierson: ). Lepchas are inhabited in whole of Sikkim Kingdom including Darjeeling and present Ilam district of Nepal.

Sikkim is now a colony of Nepalese from Nepal. To describe the family life, way of living, kinship, status of women, education and social organization. and; 4. To analyze various cultural aspect of the community. METHODOLOGY The study was undertaken in Sikkim and a self administered interview schedule was prepared by the.

The book under review is an outcome of National Seminar on 'Tribal Health and Nutrition' in March held at Rajiv Gandhi Chair, Barkatullah University, Bhopal.

Discussions in this book revolves around issues pertaining to conceptual, theoretical and empirical issues related to tribal health; health and nutritional policies in India, status. Polyandry in India (Demographic, Economic, Social, Religious and Psychological Concomitants of Plural Marriages in Women) - Kindle edition by Raha, Manis Kumar.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Polyandry in India (Demographic, Economic, Social, Religious and Psychological Author: Manis Kumar Raha, Palash Chandra Coomar. Incidence of Colour Blindness in Assam and its Variability among.

Journal of the Indian AnthropologicalVolume 14 Snippet view - Indian Anthropologist: Journal of the IndianVolume 1, Issue 1 Association individual institutions Karnataka Khasi Kodava populations Kodavas and Amma Kulu Kumar L.

Vidyarthi labour. The Limboos have been mentioned as autochthonous inhabitants of Sikkim and are sometime considered as Limbuwan Lepchas as is in the case of muglan Lepchas from Darjeeling District. The status of the Limboos will have to be spelt out clearly and if necessary they may be grouped with Lepcha and their entry could be Lepcha-Limboo’ (Letter from.

Status of Women Among the Khasi’s of Saiden Village, Meghalaya. Rongnyoo Lepcha. Understanding Life in the Inter-State Borderlands of Assam and Arunachal Pradesh. Introduction. Documentation of traditional knowledge on ethno medicinal use of plants has been considered as a high priority [] to support the discoveries of drugs benefiting India, various communities use over 50% of the plant species of any ecosystem in ethnomedicine and in general over species are utilized in primary health care by various tribes [].Cited by: NeBIO, an international journal on environment and biodiversity.

Official publication of North East Centre for Environmental Education and Research, Imphal (Manipur, INDIA). From share tenancy to agrarian reform: Sikkim in perspective/Anjan Chakrabarti. Religio-cultural space, development and the politics of ecology: evaluating the movement of the lepchas against the hydro power project in Dzongu, Sikkim/Padam Nepal.

Empowerment development and status of women in Sikkim/Durga P. Chhetri and Mohammad Yasin. Sexual behavior is a cross-cultural universal. Across time and place, the vast majority of human beings engage in sexual relations. The biologically ubiquitous drive to engage in sexual activity is also transparently related to reproduction in our own and other species.

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A New Face to the IndoTibetan Interface. Himalayan Religion and Folklore from the Lepchas of Sikkim. Himalayan Anthropology: The Indo-Tibetan InterfaceReviews: 1. Similarly, an ethnography from the s found that most marriages were arranged among Lepchas living in Sikkim (Gorer []).

These ethnographies further highlight the importance of Sanskritization, through which Tibeto-Burman groups were adopting the culture and religion of high caste Hindus, including their marriage by: Food practices in contrasting populations: an anthropological study of the Sherpas, Lepchas, Oraons and Mahishyas of West Bengal Amitabha Basu, Susmita Mukhopadhyay, Partha P.

Majumder, Subrata K. Roy, Barun Mukhopadhyay, Premananda Bharati, and Ranjan GuptaCited by: 5. Bhutia women enjoy a much higher status than their counterparts from other communities.

Both women and men have a special weakness for gold in its purest form and, traditional jewellery is mostly made of 24 carats (%) gold. but the Lepchas hold on a story mentioned in Chunakh-Aakhen, a Lepcha book of history, tradition and folk-lore that. The Book Will Be Of Extremely Stimulus And Useful To Anthropologists Besides Other Social Scientists; Planners, Policy Makers And Indeed Anyone With A Concern About The Tribal People Of North Eastern India., About The Author: Sarthak Sengupta (B) Received His () And Ph.D.

() Degrees In Anthropology From Dibrugarh University. Lepchas have profound knowledge about the plants and animals in their surroundings and are reputed for their age-long traditions in herbal medicine. The present work brings into light 34 plant species from the ethno botanical survey among Lepcha people in Darjeeling district, West Bengal, India, which have multifarious Size: KB.

Among the famous monasteries in Sikkim some are: Rumtek Monastery: This is the most enshrined monastery located in East Sikkim. The monastery is a reservoir for the relics (the possessions of the 16th Karmapa), Retreat Center, 'Shedra' (monastic college), Nunnery, Stupas (protector's shrine).

modifications among a group of adolescent girls in Sikkim shows that girls from families with higher income and higher economic status are about two times more likely to report dissatisfaction with their body weight and girls are five times more likely report the need for dieting The fiMeasurement of Human Resource has put Sikkim among the top of all the small States in order to reflect the status of human development, gender development, empowerment of women The predominant communities are the Lepchas, Bhutias and Nepalese, Women attributes high.

Women's diagnosis of HIV status and its relationship to intimate partner violence. Annual Program Meeting of Council of Social Work Education (CSWE), Washington, D.C., WA.

Woody, D., Madden, E., & Sharma, Y. (January ).Premature termination from a substance abuse/parenting program among postpartum women and men. Annual Conference of Society. The changing status of women in West Bengal, – the challenge ahead.

New Delhi: Sage Publications. ISBN Retrieved 10 February ^ Masks of West Bengal_Publisher:Indian Museum_kolkata_Author: Sabita Ranjan Sarkar ^ Masks of West Bengal.

^ Roy, Tasmayee Laha (5 February ). A tribe is a social division in a traditional society consisting of families linked by social, economic, religious, or blood ties, with a common culture and dialect.

A tribe possesses certain qualities and characteristics that make it a unique cultural, social, and political entity. This post is. The local Lepchas believe that the upcoming Hydel Projects on Teesta River are causing harm to their natural habitat and disintegrating the fragile ecosystem of the place.

This has led to a few skirmishes between the locals and the authorities. The Lepchas value and respect nature and do not want any compromise in the natural ecology of the place.

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