Garo people

Garo people

About Garo people

The Garos are a tribal people in Meghalaya, India and neighboring areas of Bangladesh, who call themselves A_chik Mande or simply A_chik or Mande. They are the second-largest tribe in Meghalaya after the Khasi and comprise about a third of the local population. The Garos are one of the few remaining matrilineal societies in the world. According to some anthropologist the Garos are originated from the greater Mongoloid Nation.