The Keepers of Knowledge

Oct 12 2023 | by Niloufer Reporter

The Keepers of Knowledge by Niloufer Reporter.

My fascination for the north-east has only grown ever since my first (very-short) visit to Mizoram a couple of years ago when I was 18. I picked up this book only because I was intrigued by a fact that there are barely any narratives by women in published texts from that state. And the saying Hmeichhe finin tuikhur ral a kai lo (a woman’s wisdom takes her only as far as the village stream). Two nights into the book and nothing could be farther from that