The Bodos are an ethnic and linguistic community, early settlers of Assam. Historically the great Bodos were known as The Mech or The Meche. Even today the Bodos living in West Bengal, Nagaland and Nepal are called as Mech or Meche. The Bodos living all over the world are proud to call themselves as Bodosa( son of Bodo). Even though Bodos are demographically separated they follow the same culture, tradition, language and religion.
Malis are predominantly found in tribal areas of Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram and Srikakulam districts. They are also called Mahali and Malli. Their population according to 1991 census is 2925. The total literacy rate among Mali is 17.47. The traditional dormitories known as ‘Kuppus’ were once popular in this community. Marriage by negotiations, marriage by mutual love and elopement, marriage by service are different ways of acquiring mates.
The Dimasa are one of the oldest inhabitants of North Eastern India and is one of the many Kachari tribes. The name 'Dimasa' stands for "children of the big river," referring to Brahmaputra river(known as Dilao in Dimasa). Kacharis appear to be one of the earliest indigenous ethnic groups of north eastern India. As Dimasa Kachari have both male clan and female clans their law inheritance is somewhat peculiar in nature. The Dimasa have a patriarchal society. BISHU is an important festival.
Tangsa Tribal Beauties: The Tangsa is a community of several tens of thousands living in Arunachal Pradesh and parts Assam. Many Tangsa tell of migrations from what is now Mongolia, through the South-West China Province of Yunan into Burma. Tangsa traditions suggest that they settled in the existing region from the beginning of 13th century. The term Tangsa is derived from ‘Tang’ (high land) and ‘Sa’ (son) and means 'people of the high land'.