Natasha

Natasha

Fell in love with writing at a young age when I came across the novels written by R.N.Tagore and Ruskin Bond. Interest ranging on various topics, I love writing on something that interests me. But there is no restriction as such to creativity. ;-)

The Tribes of Andaman and Nicobar Islands..

Situated in the Indian Ocean, towards the southern side of India, are a group of islands known as the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. This is a part of our country not very well known, and also a part in which one is not interested until one is planning a costly...

LAMBANI – The Afghani “Lavana” Merchants tribe of India

lambani tribe

The Lambani were mainly a tribe of Rajasthan and had alternative names like Lamani, Lambadi and Banjara. “Laman” is a word of Sanskrit origin derived from the word lavana (salt) and by now the Laman Banjaras have spread their roots across the Indian sub continent. They are a nomadic tribe...

The Khasi Tribe-Where women are the rulers…

khasi

Residing in the Meghalaya state of the north east India, and a small number living in Assam and Bangladesh, the Khasi tribe people are thought to be related to the Mon-Khmer. Their alternative name is Ki Hyniew trep (which means “seven huts” in the Khasi language). According to the Khasi...

The Toda Tribe- The cut off people of South India

Toda tribe

The Toda Tribe residing in the southern part of India is a small countrified community who worship buffalos and have dairymen who are priests of the tribe. They are underdeveloped as compared to the other tribes residing around them. The Toda are considered to be a tribe which branched off...

Nagas – The Ancient Warrior Tribes of India

The Nagas are an old warrior tribe, which according to the myths are of Mongoloid origin. They had probably migrated from the border regions of China and settled down at the foothills of the Himalayas. They had kept aloof from rest of the tribes until their lifestyle was disturbed by...

Baigas – An Old Dravidian Tribe

baigas Indian tribe

One of the primary tribes of India, the Baigas, are semi-nomadic Dravidians living in the states of Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Chattisgarh and Jharkhand. A major part of them live in Baiga chuk, in the districts of Madla and Balaghal, in Madhya Pradesh. This tribe is divided into castes known...

The hidden Tribes of India

rabaris

India is a country which has strongly held to its roots. Even in the advancing era, it is a country which has not forgotten its culture. And here, somewhere, in the remote areas of this multicolored country live the various tribes of India which keep reminding everyone of the ancient...

Almora −The abode of the Gods

Jageshwar temple

The mountains have always fantasized me; so when I came to know about the Almora district I found my fantasies take a shape. Almora Uttarakhand is in the Kumaun division, which is where the headquarters of Uttarakhand are situated. Almora is acknowledged for the cultural heritage that it flaunts; the...