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Mizo Clans

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Published May 4th 2010
ISBN : 9781155466989
Paperback
48 pages
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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Mizo, Zomi, Ralte, Hmar, Mara People, Halam People, Lusei,MorePurchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Mizo, Zomi, Ralte, Hmar, Mara People, Halam People, Lusei, Chho, Asho, Miu-Khumi, Lai People. Excerpt: Asho people, one of the eleven clans of Mizo tribe are native to Arakan plains, plains of Irrawady and Minbu . They are much influenced by the Burmese in their daily life. They are well educated and having high profile jobs in the Myanmar government . Demography The native speakers of Asho language are around 10,000 . The total population of the Asho people are around 4,00,000 . In ancient Burmese scriptures, they are called Khyeng . They are also known as Plain Chin, as they are living in the plains of Myanmar. Unlike other Mizo clans, their main problem is communications among themselves due to distances between their villages, not the differences in their dialects. Religion Unlike other Mizo clans, many of them are Buddhist. The Christian missionaries also used Burmese script for writing Asho language . Mr. G. Witchead of Anglican Society for the Propagation of the Gospel, introduced Roman script for writing and published Gospel of Mark in 1921. A Bible Society from Rangoon published New Testament in 1954 in Burmese script. Christianity In 1834, one Asho women was baptised by Rev. Francis Mason, but her name was not recorded. References (URLs online) A hyperlinked version of this chapter is at The Chho clans are one of the eleven clans of Mizo tribe, native to Mindat and Kanpalet area in the Chin Hills of Myanmar . They are also known as -- Sho, Kxou, Cho or Yindu . Demography Chho clan includes Chindui, Yindu, Ngayah, Dai, Moun and Makan sub-clans. The total population of Chho people in 1973-74 Census is 41,070. Origin Like other Mizo clans, Chho are migrating from Tibet to Meythe and Tayet, after sometimes they shifted to Pohpa hills and then to Kabaw valley. From Ka...