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The Kachins of Burma

Ruth M. Armstrong

The Kachins of Burma

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Published by Eastern Press in Bloomington, IN .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Kachin (Asian people)

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRuth M. Armstrong.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS528.2.K3 A76 1997
    The Physical Object
    Pagination194 p. :
    Number of Pages194
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL704692M
    ISBN 100939758377
    LC Control Number97061418
    OCLC/WorldCa38438795


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Detachment of the Office of Strategic Services (formed under the Office of the Coordinator of Information just weeks before it evolved into the OSS) operated in the China-Burma-India Theater of World War 17 Januaryit was awarded a Presidential Distinguished Unit Citation by Dwight Eisenhower, who wrote: "The courage and fighting spirit displayed by its officers and men in.

After Burma's independence inthe Kachins were given their own state, but in the early s they went to war again, this time fighting for autonomy for their homeland. For over thirty years, funded largely by the world-renowned jade mines they control, they maintained their armed insurgency, playing a key role in Burma's internecine Cited by: 4.

The Kachins were % illiterate in and now, years later, all Kachins can read and write in Kachin as well as Burmese, the national language.

A Kachin Bible On JHanson completed the New Testament translation. The Chinese book was on paper; the Burmese book was written on parchment. On their way home from their meeting with God, the Kachins became hungry, so they ate their copy.

The Karens, a neighboring tribal group, had a prophecy stating that one day a foreigner would bring the copy of the book Author: Bible Society, Ola Hanson.

Kachin, tribal peoples occupying parts of northeastern Myanmar (Burma) and contiguous areas of India (Arunachal Pradesh and Nagaland) and China ().The greatest number of Kachin live in Myanmar (roughly ,), but somelive in China and a few thousand in India.

Numbering aboutin the late 20th century, they speak a variety of languages of the Tibeto-Burman group and are. Kachin State (Kachin: Wunpawng Mungdaw (or) Wunpawng Mungdan; Burmese: ကချင်ပြည်နယ်) is the northernmost state of is bordered by China to the north and The Kachins of Burma book (Tibet and Yunnan, specifically and respectively); Shan State to the south; and Sagaing Region and India to the west.

It lies between north latitude 23° 27' and 28° 25' longitude 96° 0' and 98° 44'.Capital: Myitkyina. Kachin Diabetes Solution Review – Does John Gootridge eBook Really Work. This Program worth your time and money?Is It Legit or scam. Product Name: Kachin Diabetes Solution.

Product Author: John Gootridge. Bonuses: Yes. Official Website: CLICK HERE. Kachin Diabetes Solution Reviews. One of the challenging health conditions that many people deal with is high blood sugar.9/ The Kachins are among more than a dozen hill peoples, who for decades have been fighting against Burma’s central government.

The Karens, another people with a strong Baptist component, took up arms inonly a year after Burma had become independent from its former colonial power, Great Britain. The Kachins resorted to armed struggle in Since independence inBurma has suffered from many internal conflicts.

One of the most long-standing of these has been in the Kachin State, in the far north of the country where Burma has borders with India to the west and China to the east.

Kachins (Jinghpaw and other tribes) were allies of Burmese in wars against Assam and British. Many Jingphaw rulers accepted British administration in but in raiding flared up again.

Britain annexed all of Burma but Kachin Triangle region continued to resist for decades, incl. uprising. The Kachin people of Burma and southwestern China are a collection of several tribes with The Kachins of Burma book languages and social structures.

Also known as the Jinghpaw Wunpawng or the Singpho, the Kachin people today number around 1 million in Burma (Myanmar) and aroundin : Kallie Szczepanski. Laytha was the first correspondent to live in a Kachin stronghold and campaign with the Kachin Rangers.) BEHIND JAP LINES IN BURMA - An American liaison plane winged breezily over enemy land.

The Killer was returning to Camphis secret base behind the Japanese lines. He was a long, tall, Texan, with tight lips and steel-blue eyes. supposed to trace the original thought of the Kachins. So, this is what the original thoughts of the Kachins mean the origins of the Kachins.

Due to historical development, like other groups around the world, also, the Kachin society had been gradually developed based on two influential vehicles: culture and religion which are alwaysFile Size: 2MB.

Kachin History WHO ARE THE KACHINS. Comprising six ethnic sub-groups (Jinghpaw, Lawngwaw, Lashi, Zaiwa, Rawang, Lisu) are called Kachin. These six groups are the same traditions, customs, dialects and practices live mainly in northern Burma, as well as parts of China and India. The Kachin in Burma are estimated to number between 1 - million.

K achin State lies in northern Burma on the border with China and India, with one of the only areas in the country that has snow-capped mountains in the far north.

Although most Kachin people live in the Kachin State, there are also some Kachin populations in China and India. While there are no reliable statistics on the Kachin population, estimates suggest there are over 1 million.

Like it or not, many Kachins in Burma as well as in the diaspora, have already and will continue to enter mixed marriage. Not all, but many of the non­-Kachin spouses and 8. Kachin Diabetes Solution diabetes cure diabetes cure found diabetes diet diabetes foods Diabetes Information Diabetes Recipes Diabetes Book.

Category People &. KACHIN HILLS, a mountainous tract in Upper Burma, inhabited by the Kachin or Chingpaw, whoare known on the Assam frontier as Singphos.

Owing to the great number of tribes, sub-tribes and clans of the Kachins, the part of the Kachin hills which has been taken under administration in the Myitkyina and Bhamo districts was divided into 40 Kachin hill tracts (recently reduced to five). After Burma's independence inthe Kachins were given their own state, but in the early s they went to war again, this time fighting for autonomy for their homeland.

For over thirty years, funded largely by the world-renowned jade mines they control, they maintained their armed insurgency, playing a key role in Burma's internecine.

Behind Japanese lines is a really good detailed account of what happened during WWII in Burma. Richard Dunlop went into great detail about initial forming of the OSS and he provided a lot of insight into its early history.

I was excited to read this book because my grandfather served during this period and he was part of this effort/5. Y-wa, the only god of the Karens resemble Yahweh-Jehovah of the ancient Israelites. The golden lost book of the Karens is obviously the lost book of the Chinkukis, the Kachin, the Lahu, the Wa, the Shan, the Palaung, the Kui, the Lisu, the Naga, the Mizo, the Hani, the Akha (Kaw), the Hkamoks of Siam, the Miao, the Hmong, the Qiangs & even the Golden Plates of the Mormons that derived into the.

A Kachin couple. Kachins are one of Burma's tribes who live in the far Northern Burma. Myanmar Business News is under construction Kachin men wear shirts, traditional jackets, sarong-like longyis or slacks.

They also wear turbans or headdresses with tassels, han ging loose one end on the right of pins. Kachins (self-designation, Jingphaw, or Chingpaw), a people inhabiting the forested mountain regions of northern Burma (the national states of Kachin and Shan).

Population, about(, estimate). AboutKachins also live in southwestern China, and there are small groups in northeastern India, Thailand, and Laos.

The Kachins are divided. The Karen sided with the British as the lesser of two evils. So, yes divisions existed and the British did take advantage of them. If you look at the colonial army in Burma it was almost exclusively composed of Karens and Kachins. There were very few ethnic Burmans in the armed forces under the British.

The Sassans, referred to at page of the Upper Burma Gazetteer, are a branch of the Marip tribe of Kachins. Inthe total of persons who were returned as Kachins in the enumerated of areas and it is probable that the great bulk of these were actually Kachins, though some of them must have been Marus, Szis and Lashis.

This book title of From Burma With Love is an understatement. Irv Reiss served in the US Army from J until Septem for a total of 4 years, 2 months, and 20 days. Foreign service in India and Burma (Myanmar) was 1 year, 1 month, and 23 :   Long after Burma's government made peace with other ethnic minorities that fought against its former military junta, the mostly Christian Kachin community remains at war with the Burmese army.

Photographer Diana Markosian portrays a wide scope of Kachin life—from military duty to religious observance to family strife—in these striking images from Burma's besieged north.

Photius Coutsoukis provides a country profile of Burma, which is also called Myanmar. The profile includes information about the geography, population, economy, government, leaders, military, transportation, communications, and international issues of the country.

This information was obtained from the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency's (CIA) World Factbook. By 17 Januaryadvance patrols of Kachins and task force personnel were clashing with Japanese outposts along the legendary Burma Road.

Hoping to encourage the Chinese to greater efforts while avoiding heavy casualties in his own unit, Brig. Gen. John P. Willey, commander of the task force, avoided the main road, instead placing his men on. The title of this book is definitely a misnomer.

The fighting in Burma between the Allies and the Japanese Imperial Army can hardly be described as "forgotten." Only two years ago, the Imperial War Museum in London published a detailed, page volume on the Burma Campaign written by military historian Julian Thompson.

The Growth of Christianity in the Kachin People. The early western missionaries contact to the Kachin people. From the time Judson landed in Rangoon to the meeting of the first Kachins by an American Baptist. In that intrepid missionary traveler, Eugenio Kaincaid, went as far as Mogaung, the northernmost city in Burma at that time, where he met and talked with several Kachins through a.

Adoniram Judson, (born Aug. 9,Malden, Mass., U.S.—died Apat sea, Indian Ocean), American linguist and Baptist missionary in Myanmar (Burma), who translated the Bible into Burmese and wrote a now standard Burmese dictionary.

At Andover Theological Seminary, Massachusetts, Judson acquired a zeal for six seminary students, with a petition drafted by. Kachin students from Rangoon University were the first among Kachins who recognize injustice and inequality among Burma’s ethnic nationalities. Kachin university students regularly met to discuss Kachin political affairs.

The students felt that Burmese government and Bamar majority treated Kachin as an inferior race and colonized Kachin region. Being and Becoming Kachin: Histories Beyond the State in the Borderworlds of Burma. By Mandy Sadan. Book Reviews, Burma, NM-TLC Reviews. Kachins are Author: Ken Maclean.

ent ideal systems, the book does much more than build up a case against the equilibrium theory. Having established that there is no clear-cut cultural boundary between Kachins and Shans, Leach sets out to prove that such a unit as a tribe in the conventional sense does not really exist, at least in so far as Highland Burma and Assam are.

The finest novel written on the English in Burma. It is set during the British invasion ofwhen a poor boy is lifted up on the tides of political and social chaos that shaped Burma and India. The aim of this page is to provide a list of all SOE operations into Burma, with some brief details about them.

Operations launched by SOE’s India Mission but not into Burma, eg the Andaman Islands (Operation Baldhead) or the attack on Axis shipping in Goa (Operation Longshanks) will not be listed. A ‘(B)’ indicates that the operation is included in my book. Ethnic conflict has troubled the Kachin region of Burma since The area is of increasing contemporary interest because it borders India and China and it has the potential to affect Burma's reintegration into mainstream geopolitics.

The book examines the conflict within a historical context of marginalisation in the region. The agreement contained nothing about the future status of the frontier areas: political talks would have to wait until Burma had a Constitution and elected government, the Kachins were told.

The KIO subsequently participated in the deeply flawed National Convention,which was set up to draft a new Constitution. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hanson, O. (Ola), Kachins, their customs and traditions. Rangoon, American Baptist Mission Press.

This book, conceived in Rangoon, nourished and delivered at the Yale Law School, attempts to study the customary laws of Burma in the context of the country's legal system. Customary laws govern the affairs of the family mainly while codes and precedents designed and developed on the importedBrand: Springer Netherlands.I love reading history books and when this book become available to read, it gave me a great opportunity to read about a subject I know nothing about and I was not disappointed the book is well researched and well written.

and gives a very detailed look at the Burma campaign of WW2. The photographer Diana Markosian recently travelled to Kachin State, a remote region in northern Burma that has played host to an anti-government insurgency for the .