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Vaiphei
Indigenous Group Vaiphei (Also Known As: Bhaipei, Vaipei, Veiphei) sub group of Kuki (Zo)
Location India, Northeastern States, south Manipur, Assam, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Tripura, Churachandpur District, North Cachar Hills District,. Also in Burma (Maynmar), and Bangladesh
Estimated Population 39,673 (2001, Census of India)
Environment Rainforest / Mountain / Interfluvial
Lifestyle Sedentary
Subsistence Agriculture / Handicraft Sales / Tourism (limited)
Level of Assimilation Fairly Traditional
Language Family Vaiphei
Classification: Sino-Tibetan, Tibeto-Burman, Kuki-Chin-Naga, Kuki-Chin, Northern
Alternate Names: Bhaipei, Vaipei, Veiphei
Website URLs Wikipedia: Kuki Peoples
Vaiphei General Overview
Traditional knowledge and Status of some Rare Medicinal Plants (Sajem, A.L. et al)
An Introduction to the Zo People of Bangladesh, Burma, and India (Dal, T.Z.)
Ethnologue: Vaiphei, A Language of India
The Vaipheis: Kiki International Forum
E-Pao: Vaiphei
NGOs None found

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