Languages of the NE -> Nocte

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The Noctes are of the Mongoloid stock.

Geographical Location

The Noctes are inhabiting the south-eastern tip of Arunachal Pradesh in Tirap district, on the southern bank of the Brahmaputra. Their inhabitation is in the hills bounded by the Patkoi ranges, beyond Nahar Kotia of the Assam valley.

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H.M. Bareh. “Encyclopedia of North-East India” Mittal Publications. New Delhi