Submitted by: Bishawjit Saha [10.01.06.060]Nur a Alam Shiddique [10.0.06.068] Aminur Rahman [10.01.06.076] Kaushik Azad [10.01.06.080]Mohammed Waliullah [08.02.06.063]
What is Fashion? Fashion is the prevailing mode or style, especially of dress; custom or conventional usage in respect of dress, behavior, etiquette, etc.; particularly, the mode or style usual among persons of good breeding; as, to dress, dance, sing, ride, etc., in the fashion.
What is Tribe? Tribe is a unit of sociopolitical organization consisting of a number of families, clans, or other groups who share a common ancestry and culture and among whom leadership is typically neither formalized nor permanent.
Statistics and Current State of Tribes in Bangladesh Bangladeshs tribal population consisted of 897,828 persons, just over 1 percent of the total population, at the time of the 1981 census. The majority of the tribal population (778,425) lived in rural settings, where many practiced shifting cultivation. The main tribal groups of Bangladesh are- The Chakmas The Tripuras The Murongs The Garos The Manipuris The Santals The Khasias The tribes tended to intermingle and could be distinguished from one another more by differences in their dialect, dress, and customs than by tribal cohesion.
Origin Manipuri people are of Mongolian. They fled from their homeland in the northeastern Indian kingdom of Manipur to settle in East Bengal, which was then ruled by Britain.
Geographical Position:The Manipuri people live in the district of Sylhet ofnortheastern Bangladesh.
Women Dress:The costumes of Manipur carry their own unique characteristics. Stressed onits functionality. In general they wear- Innaphi Both Innaphi and Phanek are shawl like cloth put on the upper Phanek portion of their body. Sarong A wrap around skirt.
A Manipuri women wearing Innaphi and Sarong Innaphi Sarong
Men Dress:Traditionally Manipuris men like to wear - Dhuti Jacket White pagri or Tubran
Wedding Dress:Traditionally Manipuris men like to wear -Bride wears raslilaskirt in themarriageceremony. The bridegroom’s dress is white dhoti, kurta & turban. Manipuri Couple Traditional Wedding Dress
Origin The Tripuri people are considered part of the Tibetan-Burmese ethnic group. Originally they migrated from Western China. They had left China long before the Sui dynasty came to power. At the time of migration they were animists.
Dressing Pattern: Traditionally Garo women wear- Gena unstitched piece of cloth like lungi that covers the body from the waist to the knee Dakmunda Same as gena but it extends below the knee Gamchha Sari Specially educated women prefer to wear sariTraditionally Garo men prefer to wear- Shirt Lungi
The MurongsOrigin: Murongs are one of the famous aborigines of Arakan.Geographical Position: Murongs now live in Lama,Ruma, Alikadom and Thanchi upazilas near ChimbukMountain of Bandarban district.
Dressing Pattern: Traditionally Murongi women wear- Wanglai Risa The wanglai is 9 to 11 inches in a piece of cloth like risa to coverbreadth and while wearing it they their chest when they go to thekeep 4 to 6 inches on the left side marketnear the waist empty as a matter of custom Traditionally Murongi men prefer to wear- Shirt Lungi
Woman in Wanglai and Risa Aged Murongs in Lungi and Shirt
Dressing Pattern: Traditionally Khasi women wear- Ka-jimpin Nimakti Jamapo ChusutThe blouse like dress Sleeveless long Scarf like cloth Worn lower part of their body dress Traditionally Murongi men prefer to wear- Fung marung LungiPocketless fatua like dress
Woman in Ka-jimpin & Nimakti Men in traditional dress
Conclusion Aboriginals are the ancient group having their own cultures & traditions these people are not belong to modern era. They consume their own fashion & tradition. Their tradition sometime seems to be very different to the people of modern age. we should have to pay enough respect to them because of preserving their tradition means we are struggling for our own ancient tradition to survive.