The Forest And Its People: A Story Dailong Village, Tamenglong

This is a short meaningful story of Dailong Village, Tamenglong district in Manipur.

Dailong has been a pioneer village for conservation work in Tamenglong District. The short documentary is an effort to showcase the cultural history of the Rongmei Nagas, and the problems and sacrifices made by the community to start a first ever community reserve forest back in the late 60s.

The main objective of this project, Asangle Dsong said, is to encourage community to preserve forest not just wildlife sanctuaries under government initiative, but own community reserve owned by the community themselves.

Sponsored by: A Henry Martyn Institute Sponsored Film

Camera & Editing: Mordecai Panmei

Assistant Camera: Asangle Disong

Narration: KC Rathiulung

Script: Precious Kamei

Music: AShamaluev

Acknowledgement: Dailong Village, Phalong Village, Chaengdai Village, Puching Village, Jailoupou Gonmei

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