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Life by the River - The Mising People

The Habitats Trust | Dusty Foot Production

2023   |   4mins 14secs

The Mising tribe and its unique relationship with the river Brahmaputra. A river system, sometimes a source of food and other resources, sometimes a source of flood and warnings. The story tells the relationship between the river and this tribe and the histories they traverse together.


This film is a part of ‘Stories from the Ground: Northeast’, a new film series by The Habitats Trust and Dusty Foot Productions. The series travels through the north-eastern states collecting 50 shorts shot by local filmmakers to bring stories rooted in the culture, traditions, and biodiversity of the region.