Volume : IV, Issue : II, February - 2015

An Outline Clan Of The Boros In Assam

Asha Basumatary

Abstract :

The clan is defined as the composition of a number of families, often beå a common designation. In Assam, the Boros have several clans called as aris or maharis, which appear to be a sign of some sort of kinship. But their clan being a sociofamily group usually derived from their traditional beliefs. The clan system of the Boros however, experienced both the continuity and change in their works in the social and religious spheres. Earlier, this system indicated their social hierarchy in accordance with the allotted works in the society. But in the recent past, the eroding of its significance is noticed

Keywords :

Clan   Derivation   Works   Boros  

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Asha Basumatary An Outline Clan Of The Boros In Assam Paripex‾Indian Journal Of Research, Vol: 4, Issue : 2 February 2015

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