Tag Archives: Bharia

Selected writings by anthropologist Verrier Elwin (1902-64)

“Is it eccentric to live in beautiful scenery in the hills among some of the most charming people in the country, even though they may be ignorant and poor?” – Verrier Elwin (quoted on this book’s cover) The Oxford India … Continue reading

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A museum made by members of seven major tribal communities: Showcasing tribal lore, knowledge of the surroundings, nature, seasons, spirituality – Madhya Pradesh

Gowri Ramnarayan, The Hindu, July 13, 2013 | Read the full article >> Madhya Pradesh tribal museum with work by Gond, Bhil, Baiga, Kol, Korku, Sahariya, Bharia tribes. Photo: Gowri Ramnarayan A new museum in Madhya Pradesh showcases the oral narratives … Continue reading

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