Tag Archives: Kolam

Priceless tribal knowledge systems “should become part of the syllabus” – Telangana

S. Harpal Singh, The Hindu, ADILABAD: April 06, 2015  | To read the full article, click here >> The tribal knowledge systems, shared by the Gond, Pardhan, Kolam and Thotti Adivasis in this district, have originated from centuries of observation of … Continue reading

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Silver had precedence over gold to maintain class equality within the tribe: Kolam and Gond Jewellery becoming obsolete – Andhra Pradesh

S. Harpal Singh, The Hindu, ADILABAD, February 14, 2013 The ethnic people of Adilabad no longer wear all their traditional silver even when the occasion calls for it. The continuing change in the lifestyle of the tribal population, especially the one … Continue reading

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