Thursday, May 15, 2014

Baiga: The Ancient Tribe of India

The  Baiga  belong to the Gondwana Land that existed as one region before the tectonic plate movement started. The tribe is found in Madhya Pradesh in Central India including Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand and some parts of Uttar Pradesh. 

Their lifestyle is an intrigue and of anthropological interest. Their culture, rites and rituals are part of interesting studies.A good population of the forest dwellers Baiga tribal are found near Kanha National Park. 

Here is a photographic representation of Baiga Adivasis by Neeraj Vegad Photographer based in Jabalpur.  
Baiga Women With Kids

Baiga Priest

Tattooed Tribal

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Tattooed Tribal Women

Cloth Washing

Tribal

Baiga Women by the River

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Baiga Child

Baiga Lady Bathing

Tribal Fair 

Baiga Tribeswomen

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