Tribes in india

The Khasis are a tribe in India that grow  their own bridges. For generations they  have passed down the art of tree-root  manipulation, forming centuries-old  ‘living bridges’ out of the powerful roots  of the Ficus elastica trees.  Source Source 2 Source 3   Photo:   anselmrogers-wiki cc /   amusingplanet        Photo: amusingplanet / anselmrogers-wiki cc    Photo: amusingplanet

did-you-kno: “The Khasis are a tribe in India that grow their own bridges. For generations they have passed down the art of tree-root manipulation, forming centuries-old ‘living bridges’ out of the powerful roots of the Ficus elastica trees.

India | Portrait of a woman from the Marwada Meghwal Harijan tribe wearing traditional clothing and a large golden wedding ring through her nose in the village of Hodka, located roughly 60km from Bhuj in the Kutch District  | © Kimberley Coole

Portrait of a woman from the Marwada Meghwal Harijan tribe wearing traditional clothing and a large golden wedding ring through her nose in the village of Hodka, located roughly from Bhuj in the Kutch District. By Kimberley Coole

susannacole:  “ The Dongria Kondh, a tribe in India whose sacred land and lives are being threatened by foreigners’ greed. More at Survival International. Photo: Jason Taylor  ”

susannacole: “ The Dongria Kondh, a tribe in India whose sacred land and lives are being threatened by foreigners’ greed. More at Survival International. Photo: Jason Taylor ”

Gond Painting in India is an ancient tribal art dating back several hundred years. The Gond tribe painted the walls of their mud homes with pictures to mark important occasions such as weddings, birth and the harvest. For Instruction and more on Gond Painting visit Colormehappy .

Featured in Times Republican. Featured on cool stuff art gallery Gond Painting in India is an ancient tribal art dating back several hund.

The Drokpa tribe indulge in music, dance and barley wine.

Incredible photos of the world’s rarest tribes

Drokpa woman - (tribe lives in three small villages between India and Pakistan) by photographer Jimmy Nelson

Young Women from 'Lost' Bnei Menashe Tribes in India Describe Journeys to Israel (Tablet Mag)

Young Women from 'Lost' Bnei Menashe Tribes in India Describe Journeys to Israel (Tablet Mag)

"For almost 1,000 years, the Rabari have roamed the deserts and plains of what is today western India. It is believed that this tribe, with a peculiar Persian physiognomy, migrated from the Iranian plateau more than a millennium ago. The Rabari are now found largely in Gujarat and Rajasthan.”

indiaincredible: “ “ Women of the Rabari tribe in Rajasthan, India, posing in traditional finery for a photograph by Jimmy Nelson ” ”

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Siddi boys in Gujarat.

Siddis are one of the few racial minorities living in India. They are of African origin and came as slaves from Africa more than 500 years ago.

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