The Mishing or Misíng also called Miri, are an ethnic group inhabiting the districts of Dhemaji, North Lakhimpur, Sonitpur, Tinsukia, Dibrugarh, Sibsagar, Jorhat and Golaghat of the Assam state in India. There are about 16,000 Mishing people, divided among three districts: East Siang district, Lower Dibang Valley, and Lohit districts of Arunachal Pradesh. They are the largest tribal group in North-East India, second being the Bodos in Assam. They were earlier called Miris in historical days. However, the Constitution of India still refers them as Miris.
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