This poem by Naga poet Mimi succinctly expresses what it means to be a person who is rooted and reaching out; crossing an immense bridge with native strength to create new spaces, "a new tribe".
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An Immense Bridge
Tati - an indigenous single-stringed instrument used by Tenyimia folk singers
Tenyimia is considered to be one of the greatest groups among the Naga tribes and comprises the tribes Angami, Chakhesang, Rengma, Zeliang,Pochury, Poumai, Maram, Mao,Thangal and Inpui.