Dharamsing Teron


Dharamsing Teron is an independent researcher (graduated in History from Diphu Government College, Gauhati University) from Diphu, Karbi Anglong, who is engaged in documenting Karbi folklore. He is editor of the Karbi Studies series, the first volume of which appeared in 2008 under the banner of Karbi Young Writers’ Guild, as a result of combined efforts of activists and new writers. Since then, he has edited Memories, Myths, Metaphors (2nd Edition, April 2012), as well as Reclaiming the Ancestors’ Voices (Vol. 2, 2011), co-edited with Sikari Tisso, and Folktales from the Fringe (Vol. 3, collection of popular Karbi folktales/2012), also with Kabeen Teronpi, Kache Teronpi and Valentina Teronpi In Search of the Drongo and Other Stories (Vol. 4) all under the banner of ‘Karbi Studies’. He is currently working on ‘Karbi Oral History.’ He lives in Rongmili, Diphu.