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Chukwa
Indigenous Group Chukwa (Also known as : Cukwa Ring, Pohing, Pohing Kha)
Location Nepal, Koshi Zone, Bhojpur District, Kulung Panchayat
Estimated Population 100 (1991, SIL International)
Environment Forest / Mountain / Temperate
Lifestyle Sedentary
Subsistence Agriculture
Level of Assimilation Not Found
Language Family Chukwa
Classification: Sino-Tibetan, Tibeto-Burman, Himalayish, Mahakiranti, Eastern
Alternative Names: Cukwa Ring, Pohing, Pohing Kha

Comments: Speakers also use Nepali. Linguistically between Kulung-Nachering-Sangpang and Meohang-Saam. Nearly Extinct

Website URLs Ethnologue: Chukwa, A language of Nepal
NGOs Forum for Rural Welfare and Agricultural Reform for Development (FORWARD)
Rural Reconstruction Nepal (RRN)
NGO Federation of Nepal (NFN)
Nepal-US Indigenous Peoples Forum (NIP)

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