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B. Acculturation

  Religion
        
1.  Number of Pujas and festivals practised by the people. Traditional story of origin/oaths and ordeals/pregnancy/child birth and name giving  ceremony/marriage/disposal of dead/priesthood etc.
          2.  Religious institutions.
          3.  Attitude towards the maintenance of purity.
          4.  Changes in religious practice.
          5.  Sources of influence of neighbouring Hindus.
  Food Habits
          1.  Main diet of the people.
          2.  No. of daily meal.
          3.  Nature of diet related to religious performance.
          4.  Habit in using flesh, milk, fish, egg, oil as their diet.
          5.  Importance of rice beer among the people.
  Language
          1.  Language of the people.
          2.  Other languages known by the people : Assamese/English/Hindi/Bengali.
          3.  Sources of knowing these languages : Communication/marketing  centres/education/medium of instruction/students/leaders.
  House
         1.  Housing pattern.
         2.  Attitude towards the traditional housing pattern.
         3.  Room for sleep/kitchen/household goods/guests etc.
         4.  Type of construction of the youth club, religious institution.
         5.  No.of  modern type(pucca) houses in the village. Sources for the        construction -sound economic condition/education/influence of the  neighbouring non-tribal people/changes in attitude.
  Dress

        1.  Dress pattern of the men and women.
        2.  Any typical dress in festival/religious performances.
        3.  Dresses are generally of own production/machinemade.
        4.  Attitude towards the machinemade cloth.
  Tools and Implements
       
1.  Number and name of the tools and implements used in household activities/ agriculture/fishing.
       2.  Tools are of their own production/machine-made.
       3.  Attitude towards the machine- made tools and implements.
 
Clan Organization/Kinship Terminology/Inheritance among the people         Elements of Hindu Customs that are found among the people

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