Tribal Population in Wayanad

Wayanad is said to be the home of over half of the 4 lakh strong tribal population of God's Own Country. While they were the original inhabitants of the area, the coming of the British led to them moving to their current settlements. This rate of migration would get severe in 1940s and many communities were displaced. The native Adivasis (tribals) of the district belong to various sects like Paniyas, Kurumas, Adiyars, Kurichyas, Ooralis, Kattunaikkans and UraaliKurumas. Their houses are easily identifiable with thatched roofs, mud, bamboo and brick houses, which are usually set in swampy valleys and plateaus.


Religion
Tribal Medicine
Various tribal sects
Tribal arts
Tribal Dances


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