• Ms. Appun Ngatey Gam Guest faculty, Department of Education, Rangachahi College, Majuli


Food, Culture, Health, Nutrition, Dance


In North-East India different tribal people use natural herbs in preparing different foods. The primary focus of  this study is to identify the nutritional support of food in indigenous community like Mising and their traditional dances. As we know that food  is a nourishing substance and trying to find out the study on food rather than the relationship between food and  human experience. Food is always an essential part of human society and people also experience it in different  ways in everyday. In the study of food from the times of engagement of animals in agriculture; historians have  been exploring the various dimensions of food for its entry into the field of study in social sciences. In Mising  community people like to prefer healthy eating and to effectively promote the growth of people. The present study is  trying to analyse the factors of healthy eating and the symbolic representation of food in Mising community. There are many types of Mising dances, and each has its particular rules. Gumrag is performed five times in circles. Drums and cymbals are the usual musical instruments for the dances. Mibu Dagnam, Selloi, Lereli Ejug Tapung, Sohman, Gumrag Sohman (Gumrag Paksong,) Lotta Sohman are main traditional dance of missing community.


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Ms. Appun Ngatey Gam. (2023). ROLE OF EDUCATION ETHNIC FOOD AND DANCES OF MISING TRIBE. International Education and Research Journal (IERJ), 9(9). Retrieved from