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A new Anthropological study on Khasis Released

Archbishop Dominic Jala releasing the book. Fr. Sylvanus Sngi is also seen
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Shillong, Mar. 21. A new book entitled ''From Maternal Uncle to Father: An Anthropological Study on Changing Patriarchy among the Khasis'' authored by Dr. Barnes Mawrie sdb, was released on 20 March 2015, at Don Bosco Youth Centre, Shillong. Archbishop Dominic Jala was the Chief Guest at the book release which took place in the presence of a large gathering.
Fr. Sylvanus Sngi Lyngdoh introduced the book to the audience. He commended its rich and valuable content and confessed that he had read the book thrice and found it to be very factual and insightful. He described the book as timely and historic.

The book is the outcome of a PhD research done by the author in the Department of Anthropology, North Eastern Hill University, Shillong.

Archbishop Jala lauded the efforts of Fr. Mawrie at showcasing the rich culture of the Khasis.

The Minister of Urban Affairs Smt Ampareen Lyngdoh who had agreed to be the Chief Guest for the function, was conspicuous by her absence.



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