About RAVA Tribal


The rava society is matriarchal. The females of this tribe is very industrious. They wear dresses made by themselves. The original dresses are : Lukun, Kambang and Phakchek. Rountuk Bai, the combined Laxmi-Parvati goddess is worshipped as the main deity. Arrangement of Rountuk is done by the ladies. The notable dance are: Hangai Sani— the dance of sowing paddy seeds and Nakcheng Reni— dance of catching shrimps and prawns in rivers. Another famous dance is Handabaru—a battle dance with shield and sword.


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