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Gangte

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Gangte is a tribe from northeast India with a population of 15,100 (as of 2001), primarily in Manipur's southern districts, Meghalaya, and Assam. Though nationally "Indian," this tribe displays Mongoloid-type features. [1] (http://dialogue.adventist.org/graphics/profile_gangte.jpg) They are considered part of the Chin-Kuki-Mizo group of tribes. Other tribes in this group are the Thadou (Kuki), Hmar, Lushai (Mizo), Paite, Simte, Vaiphei, and Zou.

Gangte is also the name of the language spoken by the Gangte tribe of northeast India. Classification: Sino-Tibetan, Tibeto-Burman, Kuki-Chin-Naga, Kuki-Chin, Northern.

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External links

  • Kukiforum.com (http://kukiforum.com/news_features/gangte.htm)
  • Ethnologue (http://www.ethnologue.com/show_language.asp?code=GNB)
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