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IJSTR >> Volume 9 - Issue 2, February 2020 Edition



International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research

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Problems And Prospects Of Mising Handloom Weavers: A Micro Level Study In Majuli District, Assam

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AUTHOR(S)

Priyambee Swargiary, Dinesh Pegu

 

KEYWORDS

Handloom-Weaver, Mising-Community, Woman empowerment, Self-sufficiency, Livelihood, sustainable development etc

 

ABSTRACT

Assam’s indigenous tribal community Mising has a rich tradition of weaving. A Mising woman, despite being engaged in myriad household activities through the day, is likely to spend some time on her loom every day. The women make garments, mainly for everyday use, on handlooms. They also weave classy products for special occasions. But now a day’s Mising women weave for business purpose too. The traditional throw shuttle loom is built under the traditional stilt house. Through a tedious process, the weavers produce wraps like mekhela chador and gero, stoles like gamosa, besides some utilitarian items. However the handloom sector has still unable to provide fulltime employment opportunities to the Mising artisian hence the Weaving is not a viable livelihood for them due to certain problems.

 

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