Adi Padam
 
Indigenous Group Adi Padam (Also known as: Padam, Miri, Abor, Arbor, Abor-Miri)
Location India, Arunachal Pradesh West, East, and Upper Siang, Upper Subansiri and Dibang Valley districts; Assam, north hills of Assam Valley
Estimated Population 8,348 (1991, The North East Portal)
Environment Forest / Valley / Temperate
Lifestyle Sedentary
Subsistence Agriculture / Hunter
Level of Assimilation Fairly Traditional
Language Family Adi
Classification:
Sino-Tibetan, Tibeto-Burman, North Assam, Tani
Alternate names: Abhor, Abor, Boga'er Luoba, Lhoba, Luoba
Dialects: Ashing, Bokar (Boga'er Luoba), Bori, Karko, Komkar, Milang, Minyong, Padam (Standard Adi), Pailibo, Pangi, Pasi, Ramo, Shimong, Tangam
Website URLs Ethnologue: Adi a language of India
Tribal Transitions An ESRC Project on Cultural Change in Arunachal Pradesh, India
Wikipedia - Padam
Indian Tourism People of Arunachal Pradesh
The North East Portal - Institute for Conflict Management
UNDP, Arunachal Pradesh Human Development Report 2005
NGOs Indian NGOs (available by region subscription necessary)
United Nations Development Program (UNDP)