March 13th, 2013

NAGA-KACHIN RELATIONS AT A GLANCE - By Ke Jung



A bout 40 Naga villages are located in Kachin State, in the Tanai Township & Shinbwiyang Sub-township.

More than 100 households are based in Myitkyina.
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The Singpho (India)/Jangpho (Burma) are the same people. The Singpho and the Naga in Arunachal are living together.

The Kachin, as delegates have been participating in the Naga New Year Festival every year.

Until recently (2010), though the Nagas were under the Sagaing Division, the actual administration was under the Kachin State Govt.

The Baptist specially among the Tangshang Nagas were brought about by the Kachin Missionaries.

The Catholic among the Nagas are influenced by the Kachin Catholic church. Till today, the Naga Catholic uses Jangpho Bible and Hymn books.

The Naga Church of Christ were influenced by the Lisu and Rawang tribes of Kachin. For a long time, they use Lisu and Rawang language. At the present, they have started using the Bible and hymn in Tangshang Naga language through the Tangshang Naga tribe in Arunachal.

Photo: NAGA-KACHIN RELATIONS AT A GLANCEBy Ke JungAbout 40 Naga villages are located in Kachin State, in the Tanai Township & Shinbwiyang Sub-township.More than 100 households are based in Myitkyina.The Singpho (India)/Jangpho (Burma) are the same people. The Singpho and the Naga in Arunachal are living together.The Kachin, as delegates have been participating in the Naga New Year Festival every year.Until recently (2010), though the Nagas were under the Sagaing Division, the actual administration was under the Kachin State Govt.The Baptist specially among the Tangshang Nagas were brought about by the Kachin Missionaries.The Catholic among the Nagas are influenced by the Kachin Catholic church. Till today, the Naga Catholic uses Jangpho Bible and Hymn books. The Naga Church of Christ were influenced by the Lisu and Rawang tribes of Kachin. For a long time, they use Lisu and Rawang language. At the present, they have started using the Bible and hymn in Tangshang Naga language through the Tangshang Naga tribe in Arunachal.Photo: Welcoming Kachin delegates to Naga New Year Festival in Nanyun.

Photo: Welcoming Kachin delegates to Naga New Year Festival in Nanyun.