The Deng are one of the smallest peoples inhabiting inside Chinese borders. Isolated in the southeast border of Tibet, are divided at least in two groups: Darang and Geman, that the experts say are related with the Mishmi-Miju peoples living in Arunachal Pradesh province in India.
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The religion of the Deng People: all things that exist in the world have their own spirit, even the dead. These spirits are everywhere; they can affect the people in diverse ways.
Deng people on the web: Some of the webpages with information about
Scholars Researches available in the Web
The main focus of my survey was the Miju Mishmi community, the dominant tribe in these districts. These communities practice shifting cultivation. Rice, millet and maize are the main crops grown.
Murali Kotal, Pinuma Barua and Sarthak Sengupta.- Genetic Study Among the Digaru Mishmis of Arunachal Pradesh (Anthropologist, 5 (3): 193-195 (2003))
Digaru Mishmi is a scheduled tribe of Arunachal Pradesh, under the greater
fold of the Mishmi group. They are popularly known as Taraon. The community
is concentrated in the Hayuliang, Changlagam and Goiliang circles of the
Lohit district. They are engaged in jhum cultivation.They are adept at
weaving, basketry and cloth embroidery and expert in making bamboo baskets
and cane furniture with beautiful designs.
Basic Bibliography of the Deng: We introduce some books about the Mishmi and reference in general readings about China's minorities.
people Photo exhibitions: one in English language and some others,
more interesting, in Chinese webpages.
Films about the Deng
Deng in the art
to Deng lands
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