|Scenic beauty of Wancho inhabited hills (freshly fallowed)|
Wancho tribes inhabits the hilly terrains of Longding District, Arunachal Pradesh, India (located between latitude 26 degree 28ºN and 27 degree 30ºN and longitude 95 degree 23'E and 96 degree 26ºE). Bounded by Tissa River in the East, Mon district of Nagaland in the West, Patkai hills in the South and Sibsagar district of Assam in the North. The area is estimated to be 1050.5 sq.km approx. The total population, as per 2001 Census, is around 50,128 Approx. They forefathers are popularly known for headhunting practices. besides, they are also known for excel in inborn wood curving (males) and bead works (females).
|During Oriah celebration|
|Young Wancho girls|
|Wancho man in traditional attire|
(Zapak) etc. whereas, female folk wear fillet (Lik-Kha-dau), ear ring (natu), bangle (Khapsan), necklace(lik), shell(Thuak) and feather (O-Koi) etc. during the festivals.