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Tribal customs, homes and ornaments in South India: Videos and photographs by Vicky Lakshmanan

Videos Cultural traditions of the Halakki people – Karnataka Kota women’s dance: Shivaratri celebrations – Nilgiri mountains of Tamil Nadu Photos The Halakki people of Uttara Kannada district – Karnataka Kota dance and music – Nilgiri mountains of Tamil Nadu Village life … Continue reading

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Sacred groves protected by India’s tribal communities: Fostering a sense of togetherness and harmony

Living in harmony with Nature has been an integral part of Indian culture. This has been abundantly reflected in a variety of traditional practices, religious beliefs, rituals, folklore, arts and crafts, and in the daily lives of the Indian people … Continue reading

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Informatie – algemeen nut beogende instellingen (ANBI)

ANBI statutory registration details (Dutch) Naam Stichting Tribal Cultural Heritage in India Foundation Fiscaal nummer ANBI 820064865 De belastingdienst heeft de Stichting Tribal Cultural Heritage in India Foundation sinds 5 november 2008 aangemerkt als algemeen nut beogende instelling (ANBI). Meer … Continue reading

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Shivaratri celebrations by the Kota community in the Nilgiri mountains – Tamil Nadu

View a video and two slideshows taken during Shivaratri, the main annual festival celebtrated by the Kota community Video | Kota women’s dance Video | Kota dance Slideshow | Kota dance and music Slideshow | Kota game More videos, slideshows and background information provided … Continue reading

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Video | Kota women’s dance: Shivaratri celebrations – Nilgiri mountains of South India

As part of Shivaratri celebrations, Kota women perform a traditional dance known as Gummi Attam. Video by Venkatesh Lakshmanan © 2013 taken in Kunda Kotagiri village on the occasion of Shivaratri (19 March 2013). This is the main annual festival celebrated by the Kota community. More >>

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