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TRIBES OF ODISHA

TRIBES OF ODISHA

TRIBES OF ODISHA

Kandha

Khond, Kond, Nanguli Kandha, Sitha Kandha, Kondh, Kui, Buda Kondh, Bura Kandha, Desia Kandha, Dungaria Kondh, Kutia Kandha, Kandha Gauda, Muli Kondh, Malua Kondh, Pengo Kandha, Raja Kondh, Raj Khond

Region: Rayagada, Kondhamal, Kalahandi and Koraput

Population*: 16,27,486

Language: Kui and Kuvi

Origin: The word Kandha is derived from the Telugu word Konda meaning hill, and the community are originally hill dwellers.

Culture and Crafts: The Dongria Kondhs are distinctive for their richly embroidered shawls and the care with which both men and women style and decorate their long hair.

Occupation: While the Desia Kondhs living in the plains practice settled agriculture, the Kutia Kondhs are shifting agriculturalists and the Dongria Kondhs have become horticulturalists, famed for their turmeric crops.

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

Kandha

Khond, Kond, Nanguli Kandha, Sitha Kandha, Kondh, Kui, Buda Kondh, Bura Kandha, Desia Kandha, Dungaria Kondh, Kutia Kandha, Kandha Gauda, Muli Kondh, Malua Kondh, Pengo Kandha, Raja Kondh, Raj Khond

Region: Rayagada, Kondhamal, Kalahandi and Koraput

Population*: 16,27,486

Language: Kui and Kuvi

Origin: The word Kandha is derived from the Telugu word Konda meaning hill, and the community are originally hill dwellers.

Culture and Crafts: The Dongria Kondhs are distinctive for their richly embroidered shawls and the care with which both men and women style and decorate their long hair.

Occupation: While the Desia Kondhs living in the plains practice settled agriculture, the Kutia Kondhs are shifting agriculturalists and the Dongria Kondhs have become horticulturalists, famed for their turmeric crops.

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

Kandha

Khond, Kond, Nanguli Kandha, Sitha Kandha, Kondh, Kui, Buda Kondh, Bura Kandha, Desia Kandha, Dungaria Kondh, Kutia Kandha, Kandha Gauda, Muli Kondh, Malua Kondh, Pengo Kandha, Raja Kondh, Raj Khond

Region: Rayagada, Kondhamal, Kalahandi and Koraput

Population*: 16,27,486

Language: Kui and Kuvi

Origin: The word Kandha is derived from the Telugu word Konda meaning hill, and the community are originally hill dwellers.

Culture and Crafts: The Dongria Kondhs are distinctive for their richly embroidered shawls and the care with which both men and women style and decorate their long hair.

Occupation: While the Desia Kondhs living in the plains practice settled agriculture, the Kutia Kondhs are shifting agriculturalists and the Dongria Kondhs have become horticulturalists, famed for their turmeric crops.

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

Kandha

Khond, Kond, Nanguli Kandha, Sitha Kandha, Kondh, Kui, Buda Kondh, Bura Kandha, Desia Kandha, Dungaria Kondh, Kutia Kandha, Kandha Gauda, Muli Kondh, Malua Kondh, Pengo Kandha, Raja Kondh, Raj Khond

Region: Rayagada, Kondhamal, Kalahandi and Koraput

Population*: 16,27,486

Language: Kui and Kuvi

Origin: The word Kandha is derived from the Telugu word Konda meaning hill, and the community are originally hill dwellers.

Culture and Crafts: The Dongria Kondhs are distinctive for their richly embroidered shawls and the care with which both men and women style and decorate their long hair.

Occupation: While the Desia Kondhs living in the plains practice settled agriculture, the Kutia Kondhs are shifting agriculturalists and the Dongria Kondhs have become horticulturalists, famed for their turmeric crops.

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