The zomi identity issues was officially submitted to the british and india governments in the historical document called mizo memorandum by the mizo union which was founded in april 9, 1946 in fact, lushai was officially replaced when mizoram was granted statehood on february 20, 1987. We can see our forefathers were calling themselves zomi when they founded the zo dynasty ie ‘the zomi kingdom, zomi nation, zomi district and zomi country, at the blistering-hot ‘simgam’ ( not zolei), central region of burma, called “the dry belt. Zo people tend to speculate as to where they came from some suggest that they are the descendents of the chinese of the chin dynasty because they are called “chin” by the burman. Traditional political system the zomi had efficient system of administration and discipline as a distinct group governed by their traditional laws, customs and organizations. On the meaning of the term zo, there are intellectuals who translate zo as highland this translation of zo as highland or cold region and subsequently mizo or zomi as highlanders or people of the hills is too simplistic and misleading, because the people called themselves zomi when they lived in the plains of the chindwin valley and elsewhere.
The local people call it ‘chin god’ (falam centenary magazine page 232) also a neighbourhood near sagaing is called ‘chin suh ywa’, ‘chin village’ also a neighbourhood near sagaing is called ‘chin suh ywa’, ‘chin village. Zo people are called by names such as chin people, k’cho, lusei (later mizo), kuki and others based on the names they were designated by burmese people in the surrounding areas and the british recently, some people have accepted zomi nomenclature, which means the people of zo (mountain) or highlanders. From time immemorial, we call ourselves zomi (zo + people) two british administrators, bertram s carey and hn tuck correctly said, ‘those of the kuki tribes which we designate as chin do not recognise that name, they call themselves yo/zoand zo is the general name by which the chins call their race. They are called the “hill people” the name chin is the burmese name for the residents of chin state internally, they call themselves regional names — the northern chins called themselves zomi the southern chin called themselves khumi or khami and the chin from the central part of chin state call themselves laimi.
Pu k zawla believes that the zo people had called themselves 'zomi' around the 14th century ad whereas 'mizo' became the official name of the people of mizoram in 1954 only when the lushai hills was changed to 'mizo hills. Zogam leh zomi tangthu tom zomi namte gam and like others, the people do not accept the name given to them by the burmese and ourselves they do not call themselves chins and they equally flout the name of kuki which their assamese and bengali neighbours use but the people call themselves by the name of zo (yo)” ci-in na ciamteh uh. Zomi or zo people is fine, but zomi tribe or people is meaningless if there is a zomi tribe, it will be a created one to best suit to the taste of those folks who purposefully invent this new tribal name. Zogam (or land of zomi) known as chin state, lushai hills, kuki hills, lies in the northwest corner of the mainland southeast asia landmassthis is the traditional homeland of the zo people or zomi who lived in this area before the colonial period under british rulership. The socio-political gospel called zomi written by lian samte, columnist zogamcom jesus said to them, “truly, truly, i say to you, before abraham was, i am” (john 8:58) his bold claims never endeared jesus to his own tribesmen.
Local tradition has it that the ancestors of some of the people forming the principal tribes ascended the zolands from the kale-kabaw and myitta river valleys there is a great deal of social intercourse between the zomi and the burmese. Our ancestors ruled over our land, and governed a nation called the zo national and people called the zomi after centuries without a kingdom/chiefdom, and without a unified authority it is natural consequence that, the once, one people, were scattered and appended to these independent nations without the people being physically transported and. Zomi people harvest beecomb which contain babybees in the comb they take these beecombs as a means to determine fortune for the new year if babybees in the comb are in sound health they interpret it that the new year will bring health and prosperity. Mizoram (india) last modified: 2017-05-18 by ian macdonald keywords: he also added that the people were also called the zomi and the country would be called zozam, were it to gain independence this flag is, certainly now, the flag of zale'n-gam, the supranational flag of kuki people from mizoram, manipur, chin state of myanmar and.
We also find that the term 'zomi' is used to connote the word 'zou people' as evident in the terminology used by the main political organization of the zou people in manipur, which is called united zomi organisation (uzo. Pu k zawla believes that the zo people had called themselves ‘zomi’ around the 14th century ad whereas ‘mizo’ became the official name of the people of mizoram in 1954 only when the lushai hills was changed to ‘mizo hills. Zomi people from tiddim, tonzang, kalemyo and tamu township joined the party to be their national party and it was the strongest ever among its people the party has been able to educate the people about democracy and human rights during the campaign for election.
The zo people or zomi means hill people, also known as the mizo, the kuki, the chin, the zomi and a number of other names, are a large group of related tibeto-burman hill people spread throughout the northeastern states of india, northwestern myanmar (burma), and the chittagong hill tracts of bangladesh. The zou language (also known as zoum, zomi, zome, zau, yote, yos, yo, kuki chin and jou) is spoken by 81,900 people worldwide zou is a tibeto-burman language that is reportedly similar to tedim, paite chin, vaiphei, and simte. I am zo mi or zo people, i love zo peoples ,now they call themself we are tedim people ,if the govermant of myanmar they exccept tedimpeople to be zomipeople ,they are be civil war in chinstate ,,,be going to fighting zo peoples and tedim people ,,,,,zo mi vs zomi tedim people.
Zomi people in chin state in myanmar work on a road leading to tedim workers haul rocks by hand in metal trays bill sherman/tulsa world we call tulsa the zomi capital of the usa most. Zo flags based on the zomi momno association home page, 17 february 2006 the zomi momno association home page shows two flags, one listed as the zo flag (chin state) it is a blue-red-green horizontal tricolour, with a central disk showing perching hornbills on a flowering bush around the disk are 9 white stars. Zomi is the correct original historical name of our people, from the naga hill to the bay of bengal to the north of tedim, the thadous and other tribes call themselves yo in falam, laizo.