Tribal arts

Adivasis have a different lifestyle compared to others and they have a rich legacy of arts and crafts –be it music, dance, ornamentation or handicrafts. Their arts are inspired by the natural themes, motifs and materials. They have separate music instruments made of bamboo and wood.  The Kurichiya community have a great tradition of martial arts and their skill in archery is well known.  There are a variety of tribal arts belonging to various communities and the major one among them are Vattakali and Koodiyattam using thudi and kuzhal by Paniyas, Gadhika by Adiyas, Kolkali by Kurumas and Nellukuthu pattu by Kurichiyas.


  Various tribal sectsTribal Dances  


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