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Nomadic Life And Tribal Culture


ISBN: 9788179065518
ISBN 9788179065518
Name of Authors Dr. N.N. Vyas
Edition 1st
Book Type Hard Back
Year 2016
Pages 76
Language English

Nomadism exit in all human societies in different form be it advanced or backward. Nomadic tribes were legacy of unhealthy social environment and wronh methods. If we look in to histories and ways of different nomadic groups. These Nomads may be classified in to the following groups. * Sansi nomads move from place to place and in several states. They were treated thieves and robbers, as such included in criminal tribes. * Nut Professional dancers and acrobat perform from place to place. * Banjara Banjara a well known nomadic communality of India. They were engaged in transport like agriculture, trading in Bullocks and Buffalos. They were peripatetic common carries for generaton but due to the extension of tran sport facilities they lost their jobs and become criminal. For present study we have taken Banjara. * Wild tribes in distress like Kathodi who took to criminal living have precarious condition of their livelihood from forest. We have taken this group passing through stress and strain and wandering from one forest to other, forest. * Santia - A semi- nomadic community know for dubious activities. * Baori - is burglar notorious as criminal community. * Charan- Those who do not get settled they moved place to place singing songs to encourage Rajput warriors. Of the seven illustrated namadic communities we have selected a happy nomadic community like Banjara in contrast to Kathodi main problems in Poverty. As we see environmental situaton has been worsen, with the rapid degradation of forest tribals, have lost future their rights in forest. Threat to tribal resources will deepened the loss of their land. More and more groups like Sansi, Nut, Santia, Baori will be organized; crimilization of these nomadic group will increase. The incidence of alcoholism drug addiction among tribal youth will go up. Outlays on tribal welfare and development of nomadic tribes will go on but development process should provide for self managemeny process should provide for self management. Those who are interested to kown more about there nomads, it is hoped the monograph provides a scientific account, which would be vary much useful for social researchers and development workers and above all social scientists.

Dr. Narendra N. Vyas, a well know expert oof Tribal Ethnography, is the former Director of M.L.V. Tribal Research Institute, Ufaipur which he served for almost 3 decades. He has his teaching in Advanced Sociology under Prof. G.S. Ghury from University of Bombay Prior to it he had teaching of post Graduate Sociology students for four years. Dr. Narendra N. Vyas is the founder editor of Trible, a quarterly research journal of national repute and edited 33 volumes with speical number. Also organized national conferences & workshops. He is one of the editors on the volumes of Rajasthan on the Natonal Projects People of India (1998) Anthropology Survey of India, New Delhi. He is also Associate Editor of Profile of Omdiam Tribes (Four Volumes) 1996. Dr. Narendra N. Vyas wrote authoritatively more than 36 books on tribal problems of Rajasthan and country as a whole and guided 136 research studies. He participated in International and National conferences and organized the same in institute. He served as member of various working- group pf Planning Commission on Tribal Development and Research I.C.S.S.R. and Advisory Council of Anthropological Survey of India, Delhi. He is life member of Indian Sociological Society and Indian Anthropological Association. His recent publications are: Glimpses of Indian Tribes (2012); ?????? ???? ?? ???????? (2012) Tribes Heritage and Museum Development (2014), Nomadic Life and Tribal Culture (2016)


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