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These are the Tribal Women in India

These are the Tribal Women in India. Check out my list

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Ladakhi

Ladakhi

A Ladakhi woman is from the state of Jammu and Kashmir.The Ladakhi people are traditional and conservative by nature. The Ladakhi culture is similar to that of the neighbouring country, Tibet. The over sized ornaments add to the beauty of the Ladakhi women. A large number of people gather for a celebration in the Ladak region. Folk music and dance are a part of all festivals.

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Bonda

Bonda

Bonda tribe are generally from hilly regions of Malkangiri, Odisha. The Bonda are an ancient tribe of people numbering approximately 12,000 who live in the isolated hill regions.

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Rabari

Rabari

The Rabari also called the Rewari or Desai, are an indigenous tribal caste of nomadic cattle and camel herders and shepherds that live throughout northwest India, primarily in the states of Gujarat, Punjab and Rajasthan. Traditionally the Rabari followed a highly nomadic way of life, living in tents or under the open skies and raising cattle, camels and goats. The exact origin of Rabari people is unknown.

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Gadaba

Gadaba

A Gadaba Woman are from the tribal areas of Andhra Pradesh wearing traditional jewellery. There are approximately 67,000 Gadabas. They live in permanent villages. They are well known for their tribal dance, the Dhimsa. The Gadabas speak Austroasiatic and Dravidian languages.

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Yimchunger naga

Yimchunger naga

Yimchunger Naga is a small Naga tribe from Nagaland. The Naga speak various distinct Tibeto Burman languages, including Poumai, Sumi, Lotha, Sangtam, Angami, Pochuri, Aomao. The Naga tribe practised headhunting and preserved the heads of enemies as trophies through the 19 century and as late as 1969.

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Dhaneta Jat

Dhaneta Jat

They are hidden tribe in Kutch, Gujarat. They are Sunni Muslims who are thought to have migrated to Kutch via Sindh in Pakistan from Iran as far back as the 5 century ad, continuing to about 16 century ad.

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Limbu

Limbu

Although a primary tribe of Nepal, a significant number of Limbu people can be found in Sikkim,India. They practice many of their own life cycle rituals. They bury their dead and observe for two to three days through practiced death rituals.

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Bodo

Bodo

The Bodo tribe is among the few early settlers of Assam and is one of the largest ethnic group of Assam. They have practiced Hinduidm since millennia and also folk Hinduism called Bathouism.

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Dimasa

Dimasa

The Dhimasa people are a group of people in Assam, in Northeastern India. Dimasa mythology says that they are the children of Bangla Raja and the great divine bird Arikhidima.

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Dongria Kondh

Dongria Kondh

The Kondas are indigenous tribal groups of India. They live in Odisha, a state in eastern India. Their highest concentration is found in the blocks of Rayagada, Kashipur,Bissam Cuttack and Muniguda. The Kondas are believed to be from the Proto Australoid ethnic group. Their native language is Kui, a Dravidian language written with the Oriya script.

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Baiga

Baiga

Baiga is a tribe found in Madhya Pradesh , Uttar Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Jharakhand states of India. The largest number of Baigas are found in Baiga Chuk in Mandla district and Balaghat district of Madhya Pradesh.

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Garo

Garo

Garo is the second largest tribe in Meghalaya after the Khasi tribe. They are mainly Christians, although there are some rural pockets where the traditional animist religion and traditiond are still followed. The common and regular festivals are those connectyed with agricultural operations. Greatest among the Garo festivals is the Wangala, usually celebrated in October or November, is thanksgiving after harvest in which Saljong, the god who provides mankind with natures bounties and ensures their prosperity, is honoured.