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5113 Background Toto is a primitive Indo-Bhutanese tribe residing in a small enclave called Totopara in the Jalpaiguri district of West Bengal, India. Toto culture and language is totally unique to the tribe, and is clearly distinguished from the neighboring Rajbongshis, Koch or the Bhutanese Sharchop tribes. Totos use to do consanguineous marriag...

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... According to anthropologists, the Toto's language and culture are very unique and totally distinguished from the neighbouring tribes like Koch and Bhutanese Sharchop (Singh, 2014). Totos live in an elevated bamboo huts, identifying themselves as Hindu and practice kindred marriage, whereby they stay in the same neighborhood even after the marriage (Basak et al. 2009). They worship nature like river, canal, animal, forest, Kholanala (Khola-river, Nala-small canal) and their pghosallace of worship is called as Gohati (Gupta, 2013). ...