Posts Tagged ‘tribes of Nilgiris’

Kurumbas & Tribal Medicine

Kurumbas & Tribal Medicine

Challenging projects for our students – Tribal art & folklore medicine One Earth Foundation organized a one day excursion with the DP students from EMWS – Mumbai to the Kurumba village of Vellari kombai  – off Mamaram village in ilgiris. Located at […]

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Kotas: the artisan tribe of Nilgiris

Kotas: the artisan tribe of Nilgiris

Kotas have been living in the Nilgiri mountains for ages alongwith other tribes like the Todas, Kurumbas, Irulas, etc. From where and when they came to these mountains is little known, though numerous legends are recorded by foreign travellers starting from the […]

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Toda Embroidery – a poem in black and red written with needle and thread

Toda Embroidery – a poem in black and red written with needle and thread

The skill and craft of the Toda Embroidery is experiencing a slow but sure death. What can we do to keep this alive? Embroidery is an absorbing form of cultural expression and many a times tells the story of civilization itself.  The vast […]

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