School in Wokha teaches students art of weaving
Dimapur, July 25 (EMN): Class-12 students of Don Bosco higher secondary school in Wokha took part in a weaving and basket making event on July 25 that was conducted in the school’s premises. Invitees to the event included parents and past pupils, a press release from the organisers informed on Thursday.
According to the updates, the event hoped to ‘preserve’ the rich Naga cultural heritage and the Lotha Naga tribe’s.
“Realising the need to preserve the rich cultural heritage of the Lothas and promoting skill development the event showed light under the initiation of the language teacher Marcus Humtsoe. He lamented that at this fast changing world the students are rooted in their minds with western culture and living the rich cultural heritage is a hard reality,” the press release stated.
The teacher was stated to have urged the students to give importance to the rich cultural heritage of their community and carry it to the generations.
During the event, female students wove while the male students made baskets.
The principal of the school Rev. Fr Manuel said “such an auspicious programme will motive the students to identify the traditional roots and will positively impact the students in their long run.”
“The invitees also appreciated the students for their talent and encouraged the students to bring alive the roots of cultural heritage and even to the extent of promoting their skills in the local markets,” the press release stated.