Tag Archives: Kota

Each tribal community retains its distinct rural culture: A small state with 19 sub-tribes – Tripura

Tripura is the 2nd smallest state in terms of area, but the 2nd most populous state in the North Eastern Region. Although the state is small with a population of only over three million, the social composition of the population … Continue reading

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Marketing authentic tribal artefacts in cooperation with tribal craftsmen from every State in India – Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation (TRIFED)

The Hindu, COIMBATORE, March 23, 2012 Handicrafts and tribal arts’ enthusiasts will soon have much to cheer about. Coimbatore will soon get the 30 exclusive ‘Tribes India’ showroom that will offer a variety of tribal arts, crafts, and other products from … Continue reading

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Training Kota, Irula, Toda and Kurumba women of the Nilgiris: Earth Trust preserves ancestral knowledge for health care, education and income generation – Tamil Nadu

Esther Elias, The Hindu, Sunday Magazine, October 20, 2012 Read the full article and view more photos here >>  Vanya Orr walks the villages and forests of the Nilgiris to create self-sufficient communities, says Esther Elias. Shola forests arch over … 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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Interview with Richard K. Wolf on his study titled “The Black Cow’s Footprint: Time, Space, and Music in the Lives of the Kotas of South India”

Excerpt from an interview with Richard K. Wolf, author of an award-winning study of Kota culture: The Black Cow’s Footprint: Time, Space, and Music in the Lives of the Kotas of South India (Permanent Black, Delhi 2005 ISBN 81-7824-126-9) and University of Illinois … Continue reading

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