Tag Archives: Manipur

Loktak Lake: Snapshot of a Lifestyle on the Verge of Vanishing

“Why don’t you come with us to Loktak Lake for World Environment Day?” We received the invitation from Ram Wangkheirakpam and the others at Indigenous Perspectives, the Imphal-based NGO that coordinates the Manipur Cycle Club, the members of which became … Continue reading

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Finally in India, Finally Fooding! (June Edition)

!ncredible !ndia Aga!n!  The one country (among the ones I’ve visited so far) where when you ask for a vegetarian meal you can be sure that nobody will say something like “Why would you want that?”  or “But it’ll taste … Continue reading

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India’s Northeast: Scenes and Scenery, June Edition

I’ve got this problem nowadays where I’m so far behind on sharing my pictures and stories that I don’t even carry my camera around anymore.  This is a terrible shame, since in India one is guaranteed to experience the grotesque, … Continue reading

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These Are (not?) Indians: Manipur, Nagaland, Assam, Meghalaya

I grew up believing that America was the most diverse place in the world.  My high school had whites, blacks, Latinos, Chinese, Vietnamese, Koreans, Indians, Iranians, Turks, and almost certainly more that I didn’t know about, and I was just … Continue reading

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