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Zangskari
Indigenous Group Zangskari (Also known as: Zanskari, Zaskari)
Location India, Jammu-Kashmir, Ladakh District, Zanskar Tahsil, Zaskar Mountains.
Estimated Population 12,006 (2000, SIL International)
Environment Highland / Harsh / Mountain / Arid
Lifestyle Sedentary
Subsistence Agriculture / Animal Husbandry
Level of Assimilation Traditional
Language Family Zangskari
Classification: Sino-Tibetan, Tibeto-Burman, Himalayish, Tibeto-Kanauri, Tibetic, Tibetan, Western
Alternative Names: Zanskari, Zaskari
Website URLs Zangskar
Zangskar Nunneries
Ethnologue: Zangskari, A Language of India
Express India, Article: Kargilís Vibrant Culture
NGOs Jammu & Kashmir Jigyansu Tribal Research Centre
Gaden Relief Projects - Zangskar Project
A & Z Association : Lamdon Model School
Zamyang Foundation

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