Sogiang Manyu, Miju Mishmi shaman, with the traditional mithun heads (domesticated guars) in the back, Anjaw district, Arunachal Pradesh, India. The Mishmi of Arunachal Pradesh are an ethnic group comprising mainly three tribes: Idu Mishmi, Digaro Mishmi and Miju Mishmi. The Mishmis occupy the northeastern tip of Arunachal Pradesh and also live in parts of Tibet.
Credit: Pierre-Arnaud Chouvy
Sogiang Manyu, Miju Mishmi shaman, with the traditional mithun heads (domesticated guars) in the back, Anjaw district, Arunachal Pradesh, India. The Mishmi of Arunachal Pradesh are an ethnic group comprising mainly three tribes: Idu Mishmi, Digaro Mishmi and Miju Mishmi. The Mishmis occupy the northeastern tip of Arunachal Pradesh and also live in parts of Tibet.
Credit: Pierre-Arnaud Chouvy
Smoking an opium pipe by a Digaru Mishmi man. Anjaw district, Arunachal Pradesh, India.
Credit: Pierre-Arnaud Chouvy
Preparation of an opium pipe

Preparation of an opium pipe by a Digaru Mishmi man: mixing opium cloth (either made of Hessian /burlap or tree bark) and banana leaves. Anjaw district, Arunachal Pradesh, India.

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Pierre-Arnaud Chouvy

Opium poppy field tended by a Digaru Mishmi woman, Anjaw district, Arunachal Pradesh, India.
Credit: Pierre-Arnaud Chouvy
Old Digaru Mishmi woman in Anjaw district, Arunachal Pradesh, India. Her headgear is composed of a phorong (forehead silver band) and a shoa-ool (antique silver coins, here showing a 1947 half-rupee Indian coin).
Credit: Pierre-Arnaud Chouvy
Digaru Mishmi children. Anjaw district, Arunachal Pradesh, India.
Credit: Pierre-Arnaud Chouvy

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