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TRIBES OF ODISHA

TRIBES OF ODISHA

TRIBES OF ODISHA

Gandia

Region: Malkangiri and Nabrangpur

Population*: 1,854

Language: Gondi

Origin: The Gandia are believed to have originated as a section of the Koya tribe.

Culture and Crafts: The Gandia are known for marking out their villages with the help of bamboo fencing, and the erection of stone pillar and wooden posts as ancestor memorials outside the settlement.

Occupation: Gathering of forest produce, hunting, animal husbandry and wage labour.

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

Gandia

Region: Malkangiri and Nabrangpur

Population*: 1,854

Language: Gondi

Origin: The Gandia are believed to have originated as a section of the Koya tribe.

Culture and Crafts: The Gandia are known for marking out their villages with the help of bamboo fencing, and the erection of stone pillar and wooden posts as ancestor memorials outside the settlement.

Occupation: Gathering of forest produce, hunting, animal husbandry and wage labour.

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

Gandia

Region: Malkangiri and Nabrangpur

Population*: 1,854

Language: Gondi

Origin: The Gandia are believed to have originated as a section of the Koya tribe.

Culture and Crafts: The Gandia are known for marking out their villages with the help of bamboo fencing, and the erection of stone pillar and wooden posts as ancestor memorials outside the settlement.

Occupation: Gathering of forest produce, hunting, animal husbandry and wage labour.

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

Gandia

Region: Malkangiri and Nabrangpur

Population*: 1,854

Language: Gondi

Origin: The Gandia are believed to have originated as a section of the Koya tribe.

Culture and Crafts: The Gandia are known for marking out their villages with the help of bamboo fencing, and the erection of stone pillar and wooden posts as ancestor memorials outside the settlement.

Occupation: Gathering of forest produce, hunting, animal husbandry and wage labour.

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