Tag Archives: Kisan

The social significance of an individual’s name : The Oram community – Jharkhand

Name of the Individual […] The selection of individual’s name bears relevant social significance in the Oram community. Generally the main purpose of name selection for an individual is to point out the particular person who is being granted specific … Continue reading

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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. Adivasi societies are present in India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan and … Continue reading

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Tribal Museum Bhubaneswar: Founded as a “Museum of Man” to promote tribal development – Odisha

Pravukalyan Mohapatra, Orissa Review * September – October – 2005 | Read the full article >> Museum of tribal arts and artifacts in Bhubaneswar has opened up a new vista into the future direction of Orissa’s tribal economy and culture. It … Continue reading

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