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TRIBES OF ODISHA

TRIBES OF ODISHA

TRIBES OF ODISHA

Mankidi

Region: Mayurbhanj and Sundergarh

Population*: 31

Language: Birhor

Occupation: Also known as Birhor, the Mankidi are expert monkey catchers who engage in hunting and forest gathering apart from wage labour and rope making to earn a living. They live a nomadic life constructing cone shaped leaf huts known as kumba in the forest close to sources of siali which they use in rope making.

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

Mankidi

Region: Mayurbhanj and Sundergarh

Population*: 31

Language: Birhor

Occupation: Also known as Birhor, the Mankidi are expert monkey catchers who engage in hunting and forest gathering apart from wage labour and rope making to earn a living. They live a nomadic life constructing cone shaped leaf huts known as kumba in the forest close to sources of siali which they use in rope making.

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

Mankidi

Region: Mayurbhanj and Sundergarh

Population*: 31

Language: Birhor

Occupation: Also known as Birhor, the Mankidi are expert monkey catchers who engage in hunting and forest gathering apart from wage labour and rope making to earn a living. They live a nomadic life constructing cone shaped leaf huts known as kumba in the forest close to sources of siali which they use in rope making.

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

Mankidi

Region: Mayurbhanj and Sundergarh

Population*: 31

Language: Birhor

Occupation: Also known as Birhor, the Mankidi are expert monkey catchers who engage in hunting and forest gathering apart from wage labour and rope making to earn a living. They live a nomadic life constructing cone shaped leaf huts known as kumba in the forest close to sources of siali which they use in rope making.

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