The dances, performed by the tribes of Arunachal Pradesh, have been broadly divided into four groups.
Ritual dances form the first group, which may again be divided into five sub-groups.
The second group is the Festive-dances which forms the recreational part of
Then there are the Recreational dances which neither form part of any particular festival
nor ritual. The fourth group is the Pantomimes and
Dance-dramas which narrate a mythical story or illustrate