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Science and Superstition - I

This is in response to the article “The Rationalist Movement against Quack Healing: Critical Questions” by Shubha Ranganathan (EPW, 4 January 2014). The author deserves applause for drawing our attention to the various tribal and traditional medical and psycho-medical practices, including rituals...

Mapping the Heraka Identity

This response to "Cultural Positioning of Tribes in North-east India: Mapping the Evolving Heraka Identity" by Soihiamlung Dangmei (EPW, 5 January 2013) attempts to set the record straight on the Heraka reform movement, the religious practices and how it emerged from traditional Naga animism.
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