Light skin wavy hair low facial hair and body. Brachycephaly or mizo safely. Platyrrhine. Broad Mongolian face prominent cheekbones. Medium to tall stature.
Agriculture. Domestication. Hunting fishing gathering. Many are teachers carpenters labourers and businessman. Rice and shifting cultivation. Cotton millet
Vilaage or khel on a hill slope.
Cattle beef. Recently with Christianity and modernization cow's milk is food item. Do not like goat meat. Dogs meat is popular. Hunting of leopard tigers also done.
Gathering by women.
Taboo on the man to consume meat of tiger leopard owl. Women Cannot kill frogs monkey goat meat.
Drink tea. Opium.
Clothing defects status. Men wear ornaments made of bear shin goat hair beads ivory.
Weaving done by women. Skillful carpentry.
Each language group has clans and phratries.
Family is husband wife and their unmarried children. Couples do not live with their parents. Monogamy and even cousin marriages prohibited. Bridewealth.
Complicated rules of property. Remarriage is widely practiced.
Chungli moeity. Pongen phratry. Molir clan.
Classificatory kinship. Members of father generation are put in father category and own generation are in brother category women of mothers clan and generation are in mother category.
Do not address father mother grandfather grandmother elder brother and sister by name.
Ownership is private land, clan, morung and common land. Recent changes towards individual ownership.
Earlier headhunting and feuds happened. Village council is empowered to take decisions.
Dormitory age set basis point each dormitory has its own counsel.
Religion. Full of mysterious and malignant spirits. They in first houses fields and forests. Bring diseases route storms. Conduct ceremony to satisfy spirits. Multiple gods lizaba is the chief of Earth and Mazung is the chief of dead World. Sacrifice pics dogs to the gods. No nature worship except sun and the moon. Do not believe in special priesthood. Man his own priest.