Catching fish in a waterhole in Dhemaji district.
A Mising woman tends to silkworms feeding on mulberry leaves, in Dhemaji district.
The Misings have a rich tradition of weaving. Seen here, preparing yarn for the loom, in Bokakhat district. Living in flood-prone areas of Assam with no other sustenance options, the Mising women have upgraded their traditional weaving skills and adapted to the needs of the market.
A WOMAN sifts crushed rice to prepare Apong, the traditional elixir of the Mising.
dried chillies are smoked in a traditional Mising kitchen.
Pounding paddy in a ‘kipar’, or wooden grinder.
Displaced Mising villagers construct a house with strips of bamboo on the banks of the Brahmaputra in Majuli district.
A villager in Bokakhat district indicates the level to which floodwaters rose in 2021. The Mising live in houses built on stilts, to cope with frequent floods.
T he catch of the day. A Mising fisherman shows off an Ari, or long-whiskered catfish.