Makury Naga
Total population
Myanmar (NA), India (10[1]), Nagaland
Makury language
Related ethnic groups
Yimkhiung Naga, Para Naga, Other Naga people

The Makury tribe (sometimes spelt Makuri, Makware) is one of the Naga tribes[2] that mostly resides in Naga Self-Administered Zone in Myanmar and some in Nagaland, India. They are one of the major Naga tribes of Myanmar and mostly inhabits around Lay Shi Township in Myanmar.[3] However, in India due to lack of official recognition from Government of Nagaland are considered sub-tribe of Yimkhiung Nagas.


  1. ^ "Census of India 2011". MHA, Govt of India.
  2. ^ S. R. Tohring (2010). Violence and identity in North-east India: Naga-Kuki conflict. Mittal Publications. pp. xv–xvii. ISBN 978-81-8324-344-5.
  3. ^ "Nagaland making peace in a divided land". Frontier Myanmar. 7 August 2019.