Showcasing the lifestyle of the Koya community: Tribal museum and Sammakka–Saralakka Jatara festival at Medaram village – Telangana

With the exclusive tribal museum becoming operational on Tuesday, devotees thronging to the historic Medaram village for the Sammakka–Saralakka jatara can now get an insight into the life and culture …

eBook | Demographic Status of Scheduled Tribe Population of India (Census figures 2011): Government of India

Read or download the complete backup document (PDF, 1,7 MB)For information on the “Population of Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups (PTGs) in India from 1961 to 2001”, please refer to p. …

The Nehru Centenary Tribal Museum in Hyderabad – Andhra Pradesh

The museum brings together culture, lifestyle, customs and beliefs of the various tribes hailing from different districts of Andhra Pradesh. Some of the tribes represented here are Kondareddi, Bagata and …

Adivasi societies – a heterogeneous set of ethnic and tribal groups in South Asia

Adivasi (a Hindi word that literally means the original inhabitants) is a term for a heterogeneous set of ethnic and tribal groups believed to be the aboriginal population of India. …

The Tribal Research & Development Institute Bhopal / List of scheduled tribes by the Commissioner of Tribal Development – Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh has the largest Tribal population of all the states. […] Due to the varied socio-cultural and geographical environment and its parameters, the diverse tribal world of Madhya Pradesh …

A state shaped by tribal civilization: “Look how deep into time these manifestations of culture go” – Jharkhand

The cultural mosaic of Jharkhand was dreamt about, shaped and polished by generations of communities, which have inhabited this land since time immemorial. From the legendary Asurs and Santhals, to …

Celebrating the contribution by Asur, Birhor, Munda, Santal and other tribal communities: State Museum Ranchi – Jharkhand

The State Museum at present has several galleries which display different aspects of cultural heritage, especially those related to the state of Jharkhand. We have galleries separately classified in order …

Video | Life of the Samantha: An Ethnographic film by Sathya Mohan – Andhra Pradesh

Watch on Vimeo: THE SAMANTHAS >> This ethnographic film made by Sathya Mohan is a visual study of the socio-economic and the religious life of the Samanthas. The Samanthas or the Khonds …

Advantage of Podu (slash-and-burn) cultivation: Almost all varieties of cereals and vegetables grow in one plot – Odisha & Andhra Pradesh

A HORTICULTURE technique, some 10,000 years old and forerunner to the systematic cultivation of food crops, is still practised by tribal societies living on hills and mountains the world over …