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Lohorung are a janajati or ethnic native people of eastern Nepal. The Lohorung homeland is Sankhuwasabha district in the northern part of the Arun watershed, a tributary to the Koshi. At present they are found in eight other districts of Nepal: Ilam, Jhapa, Sunsari, Morang, Dhankuta, Terhathum, Lalitpur and Kathmandu. They also live in northeastern states of India: Darjeeling and Kalimpong in West Bengal, Sikkim and Assam, and even Bhutan, Australia, United Kingdom and United States.
The Lohorung language belongs to the Kiranti group of Sino-Tibetan languages. Lohorung Yakhkhaba Yuyong is a non-profit organization advocating for the Lohorung community. It is based in Kathmandu, Nepal.
1. Cham Food/rice 2. Khen Curry 3. Yap-me People 4. Bop-pa Grandfather 5. Mapma Grandmother 6. sag-chang Money 7. Chang-chera Cloths 8. yomma Water 9. may Fire
List of Lohorung villages
- Tallo Dhupu
- Other Worlds: Notions of Self and Emotion among the Lohorung Rai a non-fiction social sciences book by Charlotte Hardman about the Lohorung people