23rd Feb 2021 11:02:PM State
Eastern Sentinel Arunachal News

ITANAGAR, Feb 23: The Anthropology Department of capital’s Dera Natung Government College as part of its academic curriculum conducted a 14-day ethnographic fieldwork at Jote Village in Papum Pare district which concluded today.
The team consisted of 16 BA (Anthropology) 5th semester students led by Assistant Professor and Head, Department of Anthropology Dr Ratna Tayeng. As part of field work, studies on various aspects of the village and the community like socio-economic profile of villagers, customary laws, folklores, birth and death rituals, marriage, indigenous knowledge systems, daily chores, economic life, role of women, health status, religion, village development, folk medicine etc. were conducted. The DNGC team received thorough assistance from the villagers in its survey works. An outreach programme was also conducted at Government Secondary School, Jote on February 18 on the occasion of World Anthropology Day marked with events like career counselling, drawing competition, prize distribution and distribution of study materials to the students.
The team organized a farewell and campfire on February 22 which was attended by the school’s Headmaster Nabam Chaeng, PRI members and GBs among others. DNGC PR

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