A jhum hut known as a ‘thlam’.

‘While the rice (and weeds) were growing the men often had to stay overnight

in comfortless temporary bamboo sheds called ‘thlam’ to protect their crop

from wild pigs, monkeys, bears, jungle rats and other hungry marauders’.

Reproduced with the kind permission of azara ralte.

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