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Water World Orissa

Wild Orissa
Monuments Orissa
  Festivals Orissa  
  Arts & Crafts Orissa  
  Tribal Culture Orissa  
 
 
State Orissa
Capital Bhubaneshwar
Main Language Oriya
Roads Surfaced: 19,279 Kms, Unsurfaced: 1,54,357 Kms
Railways 2,178 Kms
Airports Bhubaneshwar, Raurkela
Climate Summer: 49 C to 27 C   Winter: 16 C to 5 C  Monsoon: July to October

Tribal Culture :

Orissa has the largest variety of tribal communities, which are at various stages of socio-economic development. At one extreme are the group which lead a relatively secluded and archaic mode of life, keeping their core culture intact, while at the other extreme there are communities which are indistinguishable from the general agricultural communities. The tribal people express their cultural identity and distinctiveness in their social organization, language, rituals and festivals and also in their dress, ornaments, art and craft.

TRIBES OF ORISSA

  • Habitat,

  • Economy,

  • Classification,

  • Society & Kinship,

  • Marriage,

  • religion,

  • Crisis Rites,

  • Rituals,

  • Norms & Customs

TRIBAL CULTURE

Cultural Identity, Belief in supernatural forces, Festivities, Music & Entertainment, Dance, Art & Craft, Handloom & Handicrafts

HANDICRAFTS :

  • Pottery

  • Grasses & Wood

  • Plaster & Papier Mache

  • Stone & Theatre Craft

  • Lacquer

  • Metal

  • Santhal & Saora Paintings

HANDLOOMS

Tribal Handlooms


 

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