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Amin Uddin Laskar | Assam | 2018

Amin is from Silchar in Cachar district. He completed his post-graduation in Mass Communications from Assam University. During his Fellowship he worked with Farm2Food and WWF, Arunachal Pradesh. He works in the judiciary as a means of supporting his family but remains connected with Green Hub. Amin is a very talented videographer and photographer and has a nice feel for story telling.  

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Bryan Marak | Meghalaya | 2018

Bryan Marak is from the South Garo Hills of Meghalaya and is a Garo. He has  worked with  Samrakshan Trust and with the India Foundation on nature conservation efforts in Baghmara. Post the fellowship Bryan worked with North East Network to document the weavers in the villages of Wagekona, South Garo Hills. Bryan has a great knack for video blogging, as well as anchoring his own stories. For him the camera is an extension of himself, documenting all kinds of moments of his life. 

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Chakseng | Meghalaya | 2018

Chakseng is from the West Garo Hills of Meghalaya. He works with a community based conservation school that functions alongside a Hoolock Gibbon rescue centre. Before joining Green Hub he had worked with a North East Slow Food & Agrobiodiversity Society. Chakseng is very attached to his area and looks at video documentation as a tool for conserving traditional practices from agriculture to music. Chakseng has a very warm personality and makes his subjects very comfortable while filming.

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Chentei Khiamniungan | Nagaland | 2018

Chentei is a film-maker and photographer from Tuensang, Nagaland. He has worked with indigenous communities to revive culture, customs, values and practices through  North East Slow Food Agro Biodiversity Shilling (NESFAS).His film “Strength in Diversity” done during the Fellowship has won several awards and been screened at many festivals in India and  abroad. Since the Fellowship he continues working closely with Indigenous communities on documentation of traditional knowledge and practices. He also works as a freelancer. Chentei has a good sense of storytelling, and is creative in his approach. 

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Dawa Tsangpo Bhutia | Sikkim | 2018

Dawa is a conservation and wildlife filmmaker from Northeast India. Dawa has worked as a tour guide for nature treks in Sikkim. He was also associated with WWF (Zero Waste project) and Himal Raksha before he joined the Green Hub Fellowship program. Post the Fellowship he worked at Hind Kisan, a news channel on agriculture,  as a cameraperson and editor.  In 2019 he got selected for UNESCO  360° VR project wherein the objective was to cover stories based on ‘acts of kindness’.He is also doing  freelance projects with the Govt. of Sikkim. Dawa has a very likeable personality, and is wonderful with animals. He likes thinking about the stories he wants to tell, and is very attached to his roots and traditions. 

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Dechin Pema | Arunachal Pradesh | 2018

Dechin is from Kyalengteng village in Zeminthang circle of Tawang district in Arunachal Pradesh. She worked as an intern with WWF ( Arunachal) before joining. During the Fellowship she interned with UNESCO C2C for World Natural Heritage -WII and filmed in Keoladeo National Park, Rajasthan. Post the fellowship Dechin has been working with a wildlife researcher as a field assistant in Arunachal Pradesh. Dechin has a very grounded and warm personality. She has the ability to think on her feet. She picked up the camera and editing pretty soon into the fellowship. And has steadily grown in capacity over the years.

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Dinnath Daimary | Assam | 2018

Dinanath, ‘Dino’ is from Chirang district, Assam and belongs to the Boro community.
He has been working with ‘The Ant Organisation’ since 2005 on diverse issues of social change. His interest in video and photography made him apply to  Green Hub, with the idea of using it for stories in his community.  During the Fellowship  he made ‘Going Beyond Tradition’  on revival of traditional music by Boro youth & ‘Out of Reach’ on the state of children’s education in his area. Dino gets fully immersed while editing his films  and has a very strong idea of story telling. He likes exploring everything with depth and is a good thinker. He continues to work with ‘The Ant’.

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Moniram Teron | Assam | 2018

Moniram is from Karbi Anglong, Assam . He was working with  the ‘Karbi Project’, a research project on  shifting cultivation, before joining Green Hub. During the fellowship he worked with Child Aid Network. His inclination was to work on social concerns, and with children.  Post Green Hub he got selected for a fellowship  to work with his community and started his own organisation  ‘Goodwill Initiative’.He along with Joyhind continues to work closely with the community. During the COVID 19 he was part of the relief team in Karbi Anglong.  Moniram is also an active member of the Green Hub Alumni. 

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Onam Perme | Arunachal Pradesh | 2018

Onam is from Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh She graduated from St. Edmund’s college in Shillong with a degree in Geography. During her college she was an active advocate for animal rights. She joined Green Hub with the intention of working on animal rights and using video as a tool. During the Fellowship she worked with UNESCO C2C for world Natural Heritage - WII, and filmed in the Great Himalayan National Park. Currently she is working for a news agency in Arunachal Pradesh. She is a strong advocate for conservation and environment issues, and works very hard to bring out the  voices of the youth. Onam loves music and plays the guitar. 

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Peleviso Meyase | Nagaland | 2018

Pelevizo is an Angami and  was born and brought up in Khonoma village of Nagaland. At a very young age he became interested in wildlife and took up photography. He worked with several NGOs in North East India that are working for conservation before he joined the Green Hub Fellowship. Post the Fellowship he received the National Geographic Early career grant  for a film on Khonoma village. He also works with a film and travel company. Pelevizo enjoys the outdoors, trekking into the wilderness. He is extremely hardworking and a talented filmmaker. He is a good learner and does not mind working for hours on improving his films or getting the right shot. 

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Rejoice Gassah | Assam | 2018

Rejoice is from Karimganj district of Assam. He works under the mentorship of  Dr. Vijay Ismail from Makunda Christian Leprosy & General Hospital. He was part of the Eco Club which was started by Dr. Vijay and now is one of the trainers. He joined Green Hub to learn videography for documentation of biodiversity of the Makunda Forest. He is also interested in conservation education and wants to educate the youth and school children in his area about wildlife and the importance of nature. He is a core part of Makunda Nature Club under which he is developing the inventory of wildlife of Makunda. Rejoice is a talented footballer and also loves music. He has a great smile and can light up the room with his laughter.  

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Sherap | Sikkim | 2018

Sherap is from Sikkim, and is an avid birder. During his Fellowship Sherap worked with UNESCO C2C for World Natural Heritage -WII and filmed in Keoladeo National Park, Rajasthan. Sherap has a great passion for wildlife filming and has the patience and talent for it. Whenever at Green Hub , one could find Sherap at one spot, filming a tree that he was documenting  through the year. That spot became Sherap’s spot. Meditative by nature, Sherap has a lovely presence, quiet and calm. He loves cooking and spending time out in nature on his own. Currently he is working as a freelancer. 

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Thangminlal Misao | Manipur | 2018

 “Lalboy” as he is popularly known, was in his high school, helping his parents in Jhoom and paddy cultivation before he joined the Fellowship in the year 2017. While at Green Hub, he made the film “A Journey into the Herder’s Paradise”. Lalboy is currently working with Inside Northeast, an organisation working towards helping young people from Manipur to move
 away from arms and insurgent groups. Their project Gun to Pen is helping these youth understand the value of education and is trying to help them create alternative solutions.
Lalboy worked with the Corbett Foundation during his fellowship. He loves using the camera, and also exploring special effects on the computer. Lalboy can totally disarm you with his wide smile, and magic tricks.

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