Tuesday, December 23, 2008

Lepchas Vow to Die for Their Community


InterContinental Cry
Lepchas Vow to Die for Their Community
Posted: 23 Dec 2008 10:35 AM CST
More than 20,000 Lepchas have vowed to die for their community and to ensure that their culture survives for coming generations. A peaceful and nomadic people in the Sikkim region of West Bengal, the Lepchas gathered this past weekend in Kalimpong to celebrate the 227th birthday of their King Gyabu Achok. The event was organized by the [...]


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