Phek is the home district of the Chakhesang and the Pochuries. The Chakhesang consists of three sub-tribes, the Chakhru, the Kheza and the Sangtam. The people here are known for their wrestling prowess and robust health. They live off agriculture and are known for their adeptness in terrace cultivation. The carved fields for such cultivation provide a sight to behold and admire is this region.