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Introduction / History
The Idu Mishmi (Yidu Lhoba) is a minority tribe in the state of Arunachal Pradesh in the Indian sector.
Where are they Located?
They live in the Lower Dibang Valley, the Dibang Valley, Lohit and East Siang in Arunachal Pradesh of India.
What are Their Lives Like?
They have a rich culture, tradition, costumes and customs. They mainly have an oral tradition and no script. However, recently they formed a script of Roman origin.
What are Their Beliefs?
They are animistic and believe in the existence of spirits that govern the rule of nature. They do believe in the existence of ghosts (evil spirits). They pray to "almighty sun" and the divine spirit that governs the universe to look into their needs and that no curse be upon them.
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