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Ritual and decorative wall paintings of the Alu Kurumba community: An art traced back to prehistory – Tamil Nadu

Traditional Craftsmanship The Alu Kurumbas of Tribal Nilgiris , apart from decorating the walls of their dwelling huts with their indigenous peintings, are observed to draw caricature sketches of human beings over the rock outcrops in and around their indigenous … Continue reading

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Video | Deepor Beel: A wetland protected by Karbi customs or rituals that give importance to the environment – Assam

Deepor Beel is a wetland situated in Assam inhabited mostly by tribal people along with their distinct folklore and practices. One thousand and two hundred families of 14 indigenous villages around Deepor Beel depend directly or indirectly on the wetland’s … Continue reading

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Narmada: “The lifeline of Central India” – Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra & Gujarat

Narmada Parikrama is the circumambulation around holy river Narmada undertaken by its pilgrims. Narmada river is considered to be the lifeline of Central India and is worshipped as Narmada maiyyaor Ma Rewa. The journey covers the route passing from the … Continue reading

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Bhagoriya Dance: Bhil celebrations that link prospective brides with bridegrooms – Madhya Pradesh

Bhagoriya is a well known dance of the Bhils, a large tribe of Jhabua district in Madhya Pradesh. The dance is associated with a festival known as `bhagoria’ and a fair called bhagoriya haat. The tribal unwed boys and girls … Continue reading

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Video | Colourful “Rignai and Risa”: Garments woven by women from all tribal communities – Tripura

During the month of Karthik and Agrahayana, when the crop is harvested tribal women use to spent their leisure hours by making handloom cloths. The very colourful attires of Tribal women are Rignai and Risa. The women wear Rignai at … Continue reading

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