Surajkund Artisans

Tana Jeri – Arunachal Pradesh

Textiles and bamboo are the two most prominent and visible crafts of most of the tribes in Arunahchal. Weaving is done exclusively by women who make traditional textiles for the entire family. Many villages like Aaholi, Mongkhu, Balek Roing, Rani and Rottung are rich in weaving traditions.

Mrs.Tana Jeri is the chair person of Jenier Weaver Co Operative Society based in Naharlagun, who aims to come together and work for mutual benefit of the weavers of different tribes of Arunachal. Mrs.Jeri herself is an excellent loinloom weaver and contributing well in enlistment of the other loinloom weavers of her community.



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