Lashi (La Chid)

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Hkahku

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Taron

Taron tribes are inhabited at the foot hill of the Mt. Khakaborazi. in the Himalaya mountain ranges. Ages ago Taron people of average 110 cm height were seen here. Unfortunately today there remains only one genuine Taron-blood man and the tribe is almost vanishing. Village of Taphungdan has no genuine Taron anymore yet there live many Tarons married to other tribes. who grows taller and show no physical sign of Tarons.The people in this area practice shifting cultivation of paddy. wheat. beans. maize. millet. mustard and yams. and any extra produce is taken to market. together with medicinal herbs and tubers foraged in the jungle. in the district headquarters town of Putao. Trade in hides. antlers. bones and other parts of animals not listed as endangered flourishes across the Myanmar-China border.

Myanmar People

Myanmar is a union of 135 ethnic groups with their own languages and dialects. The major races are the Kachin. the Kayah. the Kayin. the Chin. the Mon. the Bamar. the Rakhine. and the Shan. The name Myanmar embraces all the ethnic groups.

Composition of the Different Ethnic Groups under the 8 Major National Ethnic Races in Myanmar.

Kachin comprises 12 different ethnic groups

(1) Kachin

(2) Taron

(3) Dalaung

(4) Jinghpaw

(5) Guari

(6) Hkahku

(7) Duleng

(8) Maru (Lawgore)

(9) Rawang

(10) Lashi (La Chid)

(11) Atsi

(12) Lisu


Kayah comprises 9 different ethnic groups.

(13) Kayah

(14) Zayein

(15) Ka-Yun (Padaung)

(16) Gheko

(17) Kebar

(18) Bre (Ka-Yaw)

(19) Manu Manaw

(20) Yin Talai

(21) Yin Baw


Kayin comprises 11 different ethnic groups.

(22) Kayin

(23) Kayinpyu

(24) Pa-Le-Chi

(25) Mon Kayin (Sarpyu)

(26) Sgaw

(27) Ta-Lay-Pwa

(28) Paku

(29) Bwe

(30) Monnepwa

(31) Monpwa

(32) Shu (Pwo)


Chin comprises 53 different ethnic groups.

(33) Chin

(34) Meithei (Kathe)

(35) Saline

(36) Ka-Lin-Kaw (Lushay)

(37) Khami

(38) Awa Khami

(39) Khawno

(40) Kaungso

(41) Kaung Saing Chin

(42) Kwelshin

(43) Kwangli (Sim)

(44) Gunte (Lyente)

(45) Gwete

(46) Ngorn

(47) Zizan

(48) Sentang

(49) Saing Zan

(50) Za-How

(51) Zotung

(52) Zo-Pe

(53) Zo

(54) Zahnyet (Zanniet)

(55) Tapong

(56) Tiddim (Hai-Dim)

(57) Tay-Zan

(58) Taishon

(59) Thado

(60) Torr

(61) Dim

(62) Dai (Yindu)

(63) Naga

(64) Tanghkul

(65) Malin

(66) Panun

(67) Magun

(68) Matu

(69) Miram (Mara)

(70) Mi-er

(71) Mgan

(72) Lushei (Lushay)

(73) Laymyo

(74) Lyente

(75) Lawhtu

(76) Lai

(77) Laizao

(78) Wakim (Mro)

(79) Haulngo

(80) Anu

(81) Anun

(82) Oo-Pu

(83) Lhinbu

(84) Asho (Plain)

(85) Rongtu


Bamar comprises 9 ethnic groups.

(86) Bamar

(87) Dawei

(88) Beik

(89) Yaw

(90) Yabein

(91) Kadu

(92) Ganan

(93) Salon

(94) Hpon


Mon comprises 1 ethnic groups.

(95) Mon


Rakhine comprises 7 ethnic groups.

(96) Rakhine

(97) Kamein

(98) Kwe Myi

(99) Daingnet

(100) Maramagyi

(101) Mro

(102) Thet


Shan comprises 33 ethnic groups.

(103) Shan

(104) Yun (Lao)

(105) Kwi

(106) Pyin

(107) Yao

(108) Danaw

(109) Pale

(110) Eng

(111) Son

(112) Khamu

(113) Kaw (Akha-E-Kaw)

(114) Kokant

(115) Khamti Shan

(116) Hkun

(117) Taungyo

(118) Danu

(119) Palaung

(120) Man Zi

(121) Yin Kya

(122) Yin Net

(123) Shan Gale

(124) Shan Gyi

(125) Lahu

(126) Intha

(127) Eik-swair

(128) Pa-O

(129) Tai-Loi

(130) Tai-Lem

(131) Tai-Lon

(132) Tai-Lay

(133) Maingtha

(134) Maw Shan

(135) Wa

Jinghpaw

The original name of the race known as Kachin is Jinghpaw. Jinghpaw is the racial name for the tribes known as the Hkahkus. Gauris. Lashis. Marus. Atsis and Nungs as well as for the Jinghpaw proper. Most of the Kachin inhabited in the Kachin State which has common boundaries with the People's Republic of China in the east and the north east and India on the west. It adjoins Sagaing Division on the west and Shan State on the south. It was inhabited by Kachin. Shan. Burmar. Chin and Naga. In 1983 its population was 933.800 and in 1996 it has 1.2 million. 57.8 per cent of the Kachin State's population are Buddhists. 36.4 are Christians and there are some Muslims and Hindus. Myanmar language is widely spoken and racial group languages such as Jainphaw . Rawan and Lisu are also spoken.
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