• PEOPLE CLUSTER: TRIBAL - TANGSA

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People groups: 22

Population: 1,728,800

Unreached people groups: 2

UPG population: 19,300

Unengaged UPGs: 0

UUPG population: 0

Number of countries: 2


Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

Overview: Tangsa (Tangsa Naga) is a cluster of Naga tribes in north-eastern India and Northern Myanmar. The Tangsa are a scheduled tribe under the Indian Constitution. Tangsa traditions suggest they migrated from what is now Mongolia to their current locations in India and Myanmar at the beginning of the 13th century. There are many Tangsa subtribes speaking a variety of related languages.

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Peoples within this cluster: Chakhesang; Kabui; Kahha; Lotha; Maring; Naga; Naga, Kacha; Naga, Khiamniungan; Naga, Konyak; Naga, Monsang; Naga, Pochury; Naga, Tangkhul; Naga, Tangsa; Rengma; Sangtam; Sema; Yimchungra; Zeliang

Countries where they are found: India; Myanmar


People groups: 22

Population: 1,728,800

Unreached people groups: 2

UPG population: 19,300

Unengaged UPGs: 0

UUPG population: 0

Number of countries: 2