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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.
The main festivals of Lohorung are Nwagi and Ikksammang.
|Themaa||Aunt elder to dad|
|Thebaa||Uncle Elder to Dad|
|Babbang||Uncle younger to Dad|
|Yessa / Yessama||Brothers children Son/ Daughter|
|Thiee||locally brew wine|
The different branch of Lohorung people
- Chang-kha me
List of Lohorung villages
- Tallo Dhupu
- Dharampur, Jhapa
- Darjeeling india
This essay is also found in the spoken version of
- Other Worlds: Notions of Self and Emotion among the Lohorung Rai a non-fiction social sciences book by Charlotte Hardman about the Lohorung people