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TRIBES OF ODISHA

TRIBES OF ODISHA

TRIBES OF ODISHA

Bhuinya

Bhuyan

Region: Keonjhar and Mayurbhanj

Population*: 3,06,129

Language: Odia

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Origin: One of the primitive tribal groups of Odisha, the tribe derives its name from the word, Bhumi meaning earth.

Culture and Crafts: Like the Juang, the Bhuinya also construct youth dormitories called Mandargarh in the each village.

Occupation: Keonjhar and MayurbhanjThe Bhuinya practiced paddy cultivation in the valleys and shifting cultivation in the hill slopes of the region. They also collect minor forest produce like mahua flowers, mango, thatching grass and fibre for rope making.

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

Bhuinya

Bhuyan

Region: Keonjhar and Mayurbhanj

Population*: 3,06,129

Language: Odia

Map: Click Here

Origin: One of the primitive tribal groups of Odisha, the tribe derives its name from the word, Bhumi meaning earth.

Culture and Crafts: Like the Juang, the Bhuinya also construct youth dormitories called Mandargarh in the each village.

Occupation: Keonjhar and MayurbhanjThe Bhuinya practiced paddy cultivation in the valleys and shifting cultivation in the hill slopes of the region. They also collect minor forest produce like mahua flowers, mango, thatching grass and fibre for rope making.

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

Bhuinya

Bhuyan

Region: Keonjhar and Mayurbhanj

Population*: 3,06,129

Language: Odia

Map: Click Here

Origin: One of the primitive tribal groups of Odisha, the tribe derives its name from the word, Bhumi meaning earth.

Culture and Crafts: Like the Juang, the Bhuinya also construct youth dormitories called Mandargarh in the each village.

Occupation: Keonjhar and MayurbhanjThe Bhuinya practiced paddy cultivation in the valleys and shifting cultivation in the hill slopes of the region. They also collect minor forest produce like mahua flowers, mango, thatching grass and fibre for rope making.

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

Bhuinya

Bhuyan

Region: Keonjhar and Mayurbhanj

Population*: 3,06,129

Language: Odia

Map: Click Here

Origin: One of the primitive tribal groups of Odisha, the tribe derives its name from the word, Bhumi meaning earth.

Culture and Crafts: Like the Juang, the Bhuinya also construct youth dormitories called Mandargarh in the each village.

Occupation: Keonjhar and MayurbhanjThe Bhuinya practiced paddy cultivation in the valleys and shifting cultivation in the hill slopes of the region. They also collect minor forest produce like mahua flowers, mango, thatching grass and fibre for rope making.

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

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