CONTENTS:- Preface; Ethno-History; Cultural Matrix; Cultural Constituents; Thadou; Vaiphei; Aimol; Tarao; Anal; Monsang; Moyon; Chiru; Koireng; Chothe; Tidimchin; Hmar; Plates;
Manipur is a land of many tribes (more than 30) who have different languages, cultures and traditions. For political purposes, some are included along with the Naga generic term in the north and Kuki-Chins in the South. The Kuki tribes in habit in all districts of Manipur The Linguistic Survey of India, Vol. III Part III, carried out by G.A. Grieson, and published in 1904 by Govt. of India, provides a general idea of the geographical spread of Kukis; living space. According the this Survey the territory inhabited by the Kuki tribes extends from the Naga Hills in the North down into the Sandoway district of Mayanmar in the South; from the Myattha River in the east, almost to the Bay of Bengal in the West.