Forgotten Faces - Tribes of India

by Nithin Kumar October. 31, 2018 232 views
The tribal communities in India are the most neglected societies since several years, as back from the post independent era. The history of tribal land seizures began during the British colonialism, when they exploited tribals for natural resources.

The tribal communities in India are the most neglected societies since several years, as back from the post independent era. The history of tribal land seizures began during the British colonialism, when they exploited tribals for natural resources.

Majority of tribes live under poverty line. They are backward particularly in the areas of health, education and ofcourse economically.

Majority of tribes live under poverty line. They are backward particularly in the areas of health, education and ofcourse economically.

The tribes does not belong to any formal religion, as they believe in spirits and supernatural forces. However, their interactions with modern world have influenced their beliefs. A number of tribes have converted to formal religions.

The tribes does not belong to any formal religion, as they believe in spirits and supernatural forces. However, their interactions with modern world have influenced their beliefs. A number of tribes have converted to formal religions.

Each tribe use their own language to communicate among themselves.

Each tribe use their own language to communicate among themselves.

Most of the tribal women wear various colourful ornaments. The women have cloth hairbands wrapped around their foreheads. They have numerous piercings on their ears and nose.

Most of the tribal women wear various colourful ornaments. The women have cloth hairbands wrapped around their foreheads. They have numerous piercings on their ears and nose.

Most of the tribal communities still prefers to be away from the urban settlements. They usually inhabit dense forest areas.

Most of the tribal communities still prefers to be away from the urban settlements. They usually inhabit dense forest areas.

Every nation should strive to conserve the rights of the tribal communities, and their survival depends on the land they have lived in harmony for generations, yet they are exploited and ill treated in the name of development and technology.

Every nation should strive to conserve the rights of the tribal communities, and their survival depends on the land they have lived in harmony for generations, yet they are exploited and ill treated in the name of development and technology.

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Bethany Plonski 2 years, 5 months ago

Beautiful portraits!

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Nithin Kumar Replied to Bethany Plonski 2 years, 5 months ago

Thank you Bethany 😊 Valuable feedback 🙏

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