Tribes in the Himalayas mainly follows the religion of Buddha, Islam, and Hinduism. There are many myths and legends to be heard in Himalayas. The most popular is YETI. The Himalaya ranges consist of tribes predominant in Northeast India, Nepal, Bhutan, and many parts of West Bengal. There are more than 80 tribes and sub-tribes from the Arunachal Pradesh only. Tribes, there mainly rely on plants and yaks. Most of the meat production is from Yak. The Yak also gives milk, cheese, and butter. The main plantation provides vegetables and other daily stuff for the tribes living in the Himalayas.
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Hunting is one of the most popular daily activities of the people living in the Himalayas and surrounding areas. There are places in the Himalayas region where indoor and outdoor hunting is permitted to the locals and far-residents. Having said that, the Himalayas region is a wonderful site with loads of endangered species and there are many animals that people cannot hunt. Most tourists spend their time in the Himalayas hunting animals. Some of the major issues of this culture are, the Locals and the tourists (most of them) have turned into poachers, killing musks and other important animals and selling their skins and other valuable parts.
There are many people living in the Himalayas. The tribe differs from sherpas of Nepal to Kashmiris. The Himalayas region is remote. There is no development or to say the least development. People rely on herbs for their medicines. In case of any diseases, people rely on the roots of different plants. The abundant plant is Rhododendron. Juices of Rhododendronare extracted which is used for cuts and wounds. The juice is also used for drinking.
Tribes in the Himalayas mainly follows the religion of Buddha, Islam, and Hinduism. There are many myths and legends to be heard in the Himalayas. The most popular is YETI. We have already discussed the Ape-faced Snow Giant in our previous blog. It is believed that the people have seen YETI. The costumes in the Himalayas are very much different from the people in the Hilly region. The lifestyle and dressing style is totally different from all the regions in the World. People in the Himalayas speak Tibetan the most. Sherpa people have their own distinct language. The languages from Nepal, India, Kashmir are mostly used here. Some of the major languages are Baram, Black Mountain Monpa, Bumthang, Yampu, Zaiwa, and much more. It is always fascinating to know about the culture which is totally strange to us. The way people live in the Himalayas is certainly astonishing for all the tourists. We will be able to learn about the cultures, facts, lifestyles, customs about them once we visit the Himalayas. Certainly, the coldest region to live in but is Worth it!!