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TRADITIONAL FOLK BELIEFS AND PRACTICES OF THE DEORI TRIBE OF ASSAM

Tilottama Bhuyan.

Abstract
The state Assam is located in the North Eastern region of India. It is a landscape of indigenous tribes. The Deori
is one of the major tribal communities of Assam. It contributes one of the distinct plains tribe communities of
the state. The people of the tribe are distributed in many districts of the state like Jorhat, Majuli, Sivasagar,
Dibrugarh, Tinisukia, Lakhimpur, Biswanath etc. The Deoris are from the Tibeto-Burman caste from the
Mangoloid race. They speak both Assamese and Tibeto-Burman language called Deori „Chutia‟. The name
Deori derives from the word Deva, which mean God. Like the other tribes of Assam, the Deoris also have their
own custom, folk belief, folk literature etc. the objectives of the study is to explore Folk beliefs of the Deori
Tribes.

Key words: Deori, Assam,Folk belief


 
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Tilottama Bhuyan. TRADITIONAL FOLK BELIEFS AND PRACTICES OF THE DEORI TRIBE OF ASSAM. JCR. 2020; 7(4): 2231-2233. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.04.352


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Tilottama Bhuyan. TRADITIONAL FOLK BELIEFS AND PRACTICES OF THE DEORI TRIBE OF ASSAM. JCR. 2020; 7(4): 2231-2233. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.04.352



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Tilottama Bhuyan. TRADITIONAL FOLK BELIEFS AND PRACTICES OF THE DEORI TRIBE OF ASSAM. JCR. (2020), [cited May 30, 2021]; 7(4): 2231-2233. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.04.352



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Tilottama Bhuyan (2020) TRADITIONAL FOLK BELIEFS AND PRACTICES OF THE DEORI TRIBE OF ASSAM. JCR, 7 (4), 2231-2233. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.04.352



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Tilottama Bhuyan. 2020. TRADITIONAL FOLK BELIEFS AND PRACTICES OF THE DEORI TRIBE OF ASSAM. Journal of Critical Reviews, 7 (4), 2231-2233. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.04.352



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Tilottama Bhuyan. "TRADITIONAL FOLK BELIEFS AND PRACTICES OF THE DEORI TRIBE OF ASSAM." Journal of Critical Reviews 7 (2020), 2231-2233. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.04.352



MLA (The Modern Language Association) Style

Tilottama Bhuyan. "TRADITIONAL FOLK BELIEFS AND PRACTICES OF THE DEORI TRIBE OF ASSAM." Journal of Critical Reviews 7.4 (2020), 2231-2233. Print. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.04.352



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Tilottama Bhuyan (2020) TRADITIONAL FOLK BELIEFS AND PRACTICES OF THE DEORI TRIBE OF ASSAM. Journal of Critical Reviews, 7 (4), 2231-2233. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.04.352