Bodo
Indigenous Group Bodo (Also known as: Boro, Bodi, Bara, Boroni, Mechi, Meche, Mech, Meci, Kachari )
Location India, Assam, South Bank; West Bengal, Darjeeling, Jalpaiguri, Coch-Behar districts; Manipur, Chandel (Tengnoupal) District; Meghalaya, West Garo Hills District.
Estimated Population 600,000 (1997, SIL International)
Environment Plains
Lifestyle Sedentary
Subsistence Agriculture / Weaving
Level of Assimilation Fairly Traditional
Language Family Bodo
Classification: Sino-Tibetan, Tibeto-Burman, Jingpho-Konyak-Bodo, Konyak-Bodo-Garo, Bodo-Garo, Bodo
Alternate Names: Boro, Bodi, Bara, Boroni, Mechi, Meche, Mech, Meci, Kachari
Dialects: Chote, Mech
Website URLs Ethnologue: Bodo , a language of India
Tribes of North Darrang - Bodos
Wikipedia – Bodo Kachari
Bodoland
The Boro People
Minorities at Risk (MAR), Assessment for Bodos in India
Language in India, Language News This Month: Bodo Land
NGOs NGOs in Bongaigaon
Minorities at Risk (MAR)