AKA's The Land and it's People
Dr Gibji Nimasow and Anu Radha
  • ISBN : 9789391045777
  • year : 2022
  • language : English
  • binding : Hardbound
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The Akas are one of the major tribes of Arunachal Pradesh. They inhabit the south-eastern parts of West kameng and western parts of East kameng district. According to a myth Dzuw Buslou Aou (Hrusso) / Saslon (Koro) was their ancestor who is said to have originated from the union of the sky and the earth. The total population was about 5000 in the year 2006. They have no script of their own and speak their own dialect, which is grouped under the Tibeto-Burman family of language. The name Aka has been given by the people of the plains in Assa, which means