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TRIBES OF ODISHA

TRIBES OF ODISHA

TRIBES OF ODISHA

Baiga

Region: Sundergarh and Balasore

Population*: 338

Language: Chhatishgarhi and Odia

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Origin: The Baiga are believed to be an offshoot of the Bhuiyans of Chotanagpur.

Culture and Crafts: Baiga women sport a number of tattoos covering their limbs and the Karma is their most colourful dance.

Occupation: The Baiga originally lived a semi-nomadic life practicing slash and burn cultivation and are also engaged in hunting, fishing and collection of forest produce like roots, tubers and honey to satisfy their own needs.

*Scheduled Tribes Population as per Census 2011 data.
 PVTGs Population as per Micro Project Survey Data, 2010

Baiga

Region: Sundergarh and Balasore

Population*: 338

Language: Chhatishgarhi and Odia

Map: Click Here

Origin: The Baiga are believed to be an offshoot of the Bhuiyans of Chotanagpur.

Culture and Crafts: Baiga women sport a number of tattoos covering their limbs and the Karma is their most colourful dance.

Occupation: The Baiga originally lived a semi-nomadic life practicing slash and burn cultivation and are also engaged in hunting, fishing and collection of forest produce like roots, tubers and honey to satisfy their own needs.

*Scheduled Tribes Population as per Census 2011 data.
 PVTGs Population as per Micro Project Survey Data, 2010

Baiga

Region: Sundergarh and Balasore

Population*: 338

Language: Chhatishgarhi and Odia

Map: Click Here

Origin: The Baiga are believed to be an offshoot of the Bhuiyans of Chotanagpur.

Culture and Crafts: Baiga women sport a number of tattoos covering their limbs and the Karma is their most colourful dance.

Occupation: The Baiga originally lived a semi-nomadic life practicing slash and burn cultivation and are also engaged in hunting, fishing and collection of forest produce like roots, tubers and honey to satisfy their own needs.

*Scheduled Tribes Population as per Census 2011 data.
 PVTGs Population as per Micro Project Survey Data, 2010

Baiga

Region: Sundergarh and Balasore

Population*: 338

Language: Chhatishgarhi and Odia

Map: Click Here

Origin: The Baiga are believed to be an offshoot of the Bhuiyans of Chotanagpur.

Culture and Crafts: Baiga women sport a number of tattoos covering their limbs and the Karma is their most colourful dance.

Occupation: The Baiga originally lived a semi-nomadic life practicing slash and burn cultivation and are also engaged in hunting, fishing and collection of forest produce like roots, tubers and honey to satisfy their own needs.

*Scheduled Tribes Population as per Census 2011 data.
 PVTGs Population as per Micro Project Survey Data, 2010

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