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White as milk and rice: stories of India's isolated tribes

By: Kundalia, Nidhi Dugar.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Gurgaon Ebury Press 2020Description: xviii, 241 p. Includes bibliographical references.ISBN: 9780143429470.Subject(s): Tribes - India | Folklore | Adivasi historyDDC classification: 305.800954 Summary: The Maria girls from Bastar practice sex as an institution before marriage, but with rules-one may not sleep with a partner more than three times; the Hallaki women from the Konkan coast sing throughout the day-in forests, fields, the market, and at protests; the Kanjars have plundered, looted and killed generation after generation, and will show you how to roast a lizard when hungry. The original inhabitants of India, these Adivasis still live in forests and hills, with religious beliefs, traditions, and rituals so far removed from the rest of the country that they represent an anthropological wealth of our heritage. This book weaves together prose, oral narratives, and Adivasi history to tell the stories of six remarkable tribes of India-reckoning with radical changes over the last century as they were pulled apart and thrown together in ways none of them fathomed. https://penguin.co.in/book/white-as-milk-and-rice/
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The Maria girls from Bastar practice sex as an institution before marriage, but with rules-one may not sleep with a partner more than three times; the Hallaki women from the Konkan coast sing throughout the day-in forests, fields, the market, and at protests; the Kanjars have plundered, looted and killed generation after generation, and will show you how to roast a lizard when hungry. The original inhabitants of India, these Adivasis still live in forests and hills, with religious beliefs, traditions, and rituals so far removed from the rest of the country that they represent an anthropological wealth of our heritage.
This book weaves together prose, oral narratives, and Adivasi history to tell the stories of six remarkable tribes of India-reckoning with radical changes over the last century as they were pulled apart and thrown together in ways none of them fathomed.

https://penguin.co.in/book/white-as-milk-and-rice/

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