Tribal Heritage in Western India- With Special Reference to Mavchis of Dangs
|Author:||Raj Ratan Goswami|
|Publisher:||K. N. BOOK HOUSE, DELHI|
|Pages:||224 (Throughout B/w Illustrations)|
|Other Details||11.00x9.00 inch|
The Central Asian Communities, like, Indo-Iranians, Scythians, Turks etc, did come here from West. Therefore here we come across all kind of races. The Negros as Siddis of Junagadh, Kutch and Ratanpur of Bharuch, the Mongoloid Luhanas, Caucasoid Scythians as shepherds like, Rabaris and Ahiras and the Proto Australoids Bhils and other tribal aptly embody the mosaic of earth's all foremost races.
In this museum like land of racial variation, some of the communities for their cultural traditions stand very distinguish. They are the Rabaris of Kutch, Siddis of Junagadh, the Rathva Bhils of the Panch Mahals and the Mavchis of South Gujarat. They present divergent vista of ethnology.
The Tribal Heritage in Western India: with Special Reference to Mavchis of Dangs is an outcome of Dr. Raj Ratna Goswami's vast experience as an ethnologist and cultural enthusiast, being curator in the Dept. of Museums of Government of Gujarat since 1977.
In general, it touches most of the aspects of life of a tribal in Western India and the Mavchis of South Gujarat in particular, by reciting an unhindered saga which starts with prehistory and then taking a complete tour of social enigma, occupational activities, religion, art and literature ends at recreation and amusement. There is no much muddle of reference after references from erudite studies but rather it just interprets only fundamental first hand information collected from the deep forests, terrains of mountains and smoking shanties of the Dangs.
He presented number of papers various national and international gatherings: has published papers and monographs, vernacular and languages has produced documentary films subjects History. Anthropology, Fine Museology, Vedic literature. Ecology and Archaeology. Since 1977 Museum Department Museums, Government of Gujarat.
The first Man In India appeared in Western India who migrated from The Black and Red ware user Neolithic Proto-Australoid Racial who come from south east too. settled in Western India, viz., at Ahad, of Rajasthan. Kutch and Banaskantha of Gujarat and then west up to Deccan Plateau. The Central Asian Communities. Like, Indo-Iranians. Scythians. Turks etc. did come here from west. Therefore here we come across all kind of races. the Negros as Siddis of Junagadh, Kutch and Ratanpur of Bharuch.
the Mongolid Luhanas, Caucasoid Seythinas as Shepherds like. Rabaris and Ahiras and the Proto Australoids Bhils and other tribal aptly embody the mosaic of earth's all foremost races.
In this museum like land of racial variation, some of the communities for their cultural traditions stand very distinguish. They are the Rabaris of Kutch, Siddis of Junagadh, the Rathva Bhils of the Panch Mahal and the Mavchis of South Gujarat. Tribal aptly embody the mosate of earth's all foremost races.
No urban settlement is there in the Dangs. The largest part of population consists of the aboriginal tribes, almost 94%. Among these the Kunabis and the Bhils are two major ethnic groups (45% and 32% respectively), whereas the Warlis and the Mavchis are very meager (14% and 4% respectively). All these four groups are inhabiting the Dangs for centuries.
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