Guwahati, 10 May-2014(Indilens web Team): India has the highest number of cultural diversity and these 31 pictures will take you to a journey of the rich heritage of the tribal of our country. [ Report source: viralstories.in]
The Dimasa are one of the oldest inhabitants of North Eastern India and is one of the many Kachari tribes. The name ‘Dimasa’ stands for “children of the big river,” referring to Brahmaputra river(known as Dilao in Dimasa)
Baiga is a tribe found in MP, UP, Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand and is known for its unique culture.After a death in the family, the Baigas just leave the house and build another.
The Biate people are one of the oldest tribes of Mizoram, Assam and Meghalaya. They are also one of the oldest living tribes in the NE.
The Khasi are an indigenous or tribal people, the majority of whom live in Meghalaya. The main crops produced by the Khasi people living in the War areas are betel leaf, areca nut and oranges.
The Bodos are an ethnic and linguistic community, early settlers of Assam.
The Oraon tribes are tribal aborigines inhabiting various states across central and eastern India. They have a rich range of folk songs, dances and tales, as well as traditional musical instruments
The Sangtams are a Naga tribe living in the Tuensang and Kiphire districts of Nagaland.
Bhils are the adivasi people residing mostly in the western Deccan and central regions of India.
The Limbu tribes and clans are found in Sikkim.
The Jats are a Maldhari cattle herding group distributed in Kutch and Saurashtra region.
Gaddi Tribes constitute a sizeable population of tribes inhabiting HP.
A newly married lady from Chhadvara, Gujarat displaying her traditional costume.
Chakhesang is a Naga tribe found in Nagaland, India. The word Chakhesang comprises three tribes: cha – Chakri, Khe – Khezha, Sang – Sangtam.
Chakhesang girls wearing tiza tida. Tiza is the carnelian beads which makes up the central part of a Tida, a necklace worn by the women of most Naga tribes.
Yimchunger is one of the minor Naga tribes of Nagaland. According to the Yimchunger tradition, the tribe emerged at a village called Moru, and then came to the Jure village.
The Brogpa are a small community of Dard people residing in the Dha-Hanu valley about 163 km southwest of Leh in Ladakh.
The Lisu people are a Tibeto-Burman ethnic group who inhabit the mountainous region of Arunachal Pradesh. Lisu people in India are called Yobin.
The Bonda are an ancient tribe of people numbering approximately 12,000 who live in the isolated hill regions of the Malkangiri district of southwestern Odisha, India, near the junction of the states of Odisha, Chhattisgarh, and AP.
The Dard people are a group of Indo-European Indo-Iranian-speaking people predominantly found in northern India’s Jammu and Kashmir.
The Adi, or Bokar Lhoba people is a major collective tribe living in the Himalayan hills of Arunachal Pradesh, and they are found in the temperate and sub-tropical regions within the districts of East Siang, Upper Siang, West Siang and Lower Dibang Valley and Lohit.
Baiga is a tribe found in MP, UP, Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand states of India. The Baiga tribes practice shifting cultivation in forest areas.
The Garos are the second-largest tribe in Meghalaya and comprise about a third of the local population.
The Memba tribe live in Arunachal Pradesh.
The Wancho tribe is found in Arunachal Pradesh. The men, once were successful headhunters. When the enemy was successfully eliminated, the Wancho men were honored and adorned with the THUN HU or facial tattoo.
The Wancho are a tribal in Arunachal Pradesh.
Khonds, or Kandhs are an aboriginal tribe of India, inhabiting Odisha and Andhra Pradesh.
The Gadabas are a designated Scheduled Tribe in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh
The Banjara, also called Lamani are a class of usually described as nomadic people from the Indian state of Rajasthan, North-WestGujarat, and Western Madhya Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka,Maharastra
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