Yimchunger is one of the minor Naga tribes of Nagaland. According to the Yimchunger tradition, the tribe emerged at a village called Moru, and then came to the Jure village. The Yimchungers and the Khiamungans are believed to have migrated to the present-day Nagaland from Upper Burma as one group, in one wave. They separated into two groups at the Moru village. The traditional dress of the Yimchungers includes colorful cane-made headgear decorated with hair and bird feathers.
The Limbu tribes and clans are found in Sikkim. Limbu bury their dead and observe for two to three days through practiced death rituals. Weddings, mourning, gift exchanges, and settlement of conflicts involve consumption of liquor, especially the Limbu traditional beer popularly known as Tongba. Dancing parties are arranged for visitors to the village. The traditional dress of the Limbus is mekhli and taga. Dhaka is the traditional fabric of the Limbus.
The Sangtams are a Naga tribe living in the Tuensang and Kiphire districts of Nagaland. Like many other tribal groups in Northeast India, they practice jhum, or shifting cultivation. Unlike other Naga tribes in Nagaland, many of the Sangtam have retained their traditional beliefs in spite of embracing Christianity at the same time. Sangtams celebrate twelve different festivals, in particular Mongmong, all of which are affiliated with their traditional culture and religion.
Gaddi Tribes constitute a sizeable population of tribes inhabiting HP. It is believed that these people migrated to the foothills of Himalayas from Central Asia, Rajasthan and Gujarat. The main occupation is shepherding. They earn their livelihood by rearing and selling sheep, goats, mules and horses. The Gaddi community have also started adopting several other occupations for earning their livelihood.
The Lisu people are a Tibeto-Burman ethnic group who inhabit the mountainous region of Arunachal Pradesh. Lisu people in India are called Yobin. There are about 5,000 Lisu people in India. The Lisu tribe consists of more than 58 different clans. Each family clan has its own name or surname. Lisu history is passed from one generation to the next in the form of songs. Today, this song is so long that it can take a whole night to sing.
The Khasi are an indigenous or tribal people, the majority of whom live in Meghalaya, A substantial minority of the Khasi people follow their tribal religion; called variously, Ka Niam Khasi and Ka Niam Tre in the Jaintia region. Other religions practiced include Presbyterian, Anglican, Unitarian, Roman Catholic and very few are Muslims. The main crops produced by the Khasi people living in the War areas are betel leaf, areca nut and oranges. The Khasis are a matrilineal society.
The Dard people are a group of Indo-European Indo-Iranian-speaking people predominantly found in northern India's Jammu and Kashmir, The community is also known as Brokpa, Drokpa and Shin, and speak Dardic languages. The Dard tribe has around 2,500 members in three small villages of Ladakh - Dhahnu, Darchik and Garkun.