Citizens of both India and Myanmar are represented in this community

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both India and Myanmar at the same time

The people of Longwa village hold dual citizenship with Myanmar and India.

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Nagaland's remote village

There is a little town called Longwa in the Mon district of Nagaland.

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Natural beauty

The town is surrounded by four rivers—two from India and two from Myanmar—creating an extraordinary quantity of natural beauty.

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Leader

The Angh, or village chief, is in command here.

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Authority of the village chief

The Anghs are in charge of a number of minor villages, some of which are in Mon, Arunachal Pradesh, and Myanmar.

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The liberty

The freedom of movement enjoyed by Longwa village residents in both India and Myanmar,

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as well as the fact that the international border separating the two countries runs directly across the Anghs' residence.

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Headhunter tribe

The people of the Longwa hamlet are members of the Konyak Naga tribe, the final headhunters in India.

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Headhunting custom 

The winning tribe would send the heads of their adversaries back home after a battle as a symbol of power, might, wealth, and fertility.

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In the 1960s, this practise was abandoned.

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Tourist permit

Indian (domestic) visitors must have an Inner Line Permit (ILP) in order to enter Nagaland.

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