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Scheduled Tribes – Kerala

Tribals in Kerala (known in Malayalam as the Adivasis) are the tribal population found in the Indian state of Kerala. Most of the tribals of Kerala live in the forests and mountains of Western Ghats, bordering Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. … Continue reading

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Learn more about tribal communities in Tamil Nadu

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Schools were a distant dream – Tamil Nadu Nomads Federation

It was nothing short of making the impossible possible. The bringing together of various groups of nomadic tribes like the Nari Koravars, Paliyars, Kaatu Naickers, Sholigars, astrologers, palmists, whip dancers, leather puppet showmen circus performers and many itinerant occupational category people … Continue reading

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Revival of interest in traditional folk medicine: Medicinal plants reported with the help of the Paliyar community (Theni district) – Tamil Nadu

Ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants used by Paliyar tribals in Theni district of Tamil Nadu, India.[My paper] S Ignacimuthu, M Ayyanar, K SankarasivaramanEntomology Research Institute, Loyola College, Chennai-600 034, Tamil Nadu, India. An ethnobotanical survey was carried out among the Paliyar tribals … Continue reading

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