Location: Bangladesh         Length: 32 min

Khumi is the smallest of the indigenous groups in the Chittagong Hill Tracts of southeastern Bangladesh. In today’s age of globalization, changes are occurring in the animist Khumi peoples’ religion, culture, lifestyle and language, raising concern over the gradual disappearance of their unique beliefs and customs. In this documentary, filmmakers spend a year in the lives of the Khumi as they explore the present situation of these people within the context of a rapidly evolving world.

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Produced in 2006 by Hill Film Society

Copyright 2007 by Research Initiatives Bangladesh and Hill Film Society

Culture of Bangladesh (Wikipedia)

The Khumi (Nasir Uddin)

Khumi (Voice of Jummaland)

Living on the margin: the positioning of the 'Khumi' within the sociopolitical and ethnic history of the Chittagong Hill Tracts, by Nasir Uddin (Routledge)

Research Initiatives Bangladesh