ostm_logo
ostm_logo

TRIBES OF ODISHA

TRIBES OF ODISHA

TRIBES OF ODISHA

Bhumia

Region: Settled in Koraput, Malkangiri and Nabrangpur, a small number of Bhumia also live in Ganjam, Sambalpur, Sundergarh and Kondhamal.

Population*: 1,25,977

Language: Desia

Map: Click Here

Culture and Crafts: Their houses are brightly painted in red, white, black and ochre and they are very fond of the traditional dance called Dhemsa.

Occupation: Settled agriculturalists who grow gram and oil seeds, the Bhumia supplement their income with the collection of minor forest produce, agricultural labour and basket weaving. They also fish and hunt small game for food.

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

Bhumia

Region: Settled in Koraput, Malkangiri and Nabrangpur, a small number of Bhumia also live in Ganjam, Sambalpur, Sundergarh and Kondhamal.

Population*: 1,25,977

Language: Desia

Map: Click Here

Culture and Crafts: Their houses are brightly painted in red, white, black and ochre and they are very fond of the traditional dance called Dhemsa.

Occupation: Settled agriculturalists who grow gram and oil seeds, the Bhumia supplement their income with the collection of minor forest produce, agricultural labour and basket weaving. They also fish and hunt small game for food.

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

Bhumia

Region: Settled in Koraput, Malkangiri and Nabrangpur, a small number of Bhumia also live in Ganjam, Sambalpur, Sundergarh and Kondhamal.

Population*: 1,25,977

Language: Desia

Map: Click Here

Culture and Crafts: Their houses are brightly painted in red, white, black and ochre and they are very fond of the traditional dance called Dhemsa.

Occupation: Settled agriculturalists who grow gram and oil seeds, the Bhumia supplement their income with the collection of minor forest produce, agricultural labour and basket weaving. They also fish and hunt small game for food.

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

Bhumia

Region: Settled in Koraput, Malkangiri and Nabrangpur, a small number of Bhumia also live in Ganjam, Sambalpur, Sundergarh and Kondhamal.

Population*: 1,25,977

Language: Desia

Map: Click Here

Culture and Crafts: Their houses are brightly painted in red, white, black and ochre and they are very fond of the traditional dance called Dhemsa.

Occupation: Settled agriculturalists who grow gram and oil seeds, the Bhumia supplement their income with the collection of minor forest produce, agricultural labour and basket weaving. They also fish and hunt small game for food.

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

error: Content is protected !!