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Akum Longchari

Aküm Longchari

Publisher and Editor, PhD Candidate 2010: In 2005, I began the enormous undertaking of launching a daily newspaper, The Morung Express, a daily publication of the Morung for Indigenous Affairs and JustPeace. This is a non-profit foundation seeking to deliberately and consciously contribute towards social transformation by generating critical consciousness in the region. Besides the foundation, ...More

Co-founder & managing director of daily newspaper in Nagaland

Aküm Longchari, MA ’00 Dimapur, Nagaland (far northeastern India on maps) To have any understanding of Aküm Longchari’s work, one must have some knowledge of his people, the indigenous Nagas, of his homeland, Nagaland. Nagaland is located between Burma, China and Bangladesh. For political and safety reasons, tourist visas are difficult to come by. Blogging ...More

From Self And Community To Systems

Mental health worker – Professor – Schoolteacher – Full-time parent – Mediator – Lawyer – PhD student Administrator – Writer – Consultant – Newspaper editor – Hospital staffer – UN official – Computer engineer – Grandmother – Priest The post-EMU paths followed by CJP’s 36 earliest graduates are as diverse as the 10 countries in ...More

Lingering Impressions

Of CJP’s First Graduates 1. More impact than they foresaw In the booklet When You Are the Peacebuilder, published just nine years ago [2001], the three authors – then all fresh graduates from CJP – wrote: “Most of us – including the authors – will never be famous. We’ll not work at the UN, or ...More