Ch – 7 Tribes, Nomads & Settled Communities

When the society was divided based on varnas, there were still some communities that did not follow the social rules prescribed by the Brahmins. Those communities were often called as Tribes. Tribal Societies: The members were united by kinship bonds. They usually lived in forests, hills, and deserts. They obtained their livelihood from agriculture, hunting-gatheringContinue reading “Ch – 7 Tribes, Nomads & Settled Communities”

Ch – 4 Tribals, Dikus And The Vision Of A Golden Age

Birsa was born in the family of Mundas – a tribal group in Chottanagpur. His movement was aimed at reforming tribal society. He urged the Mundas to give up drinking liquor, clean their village, and stop believing in witchcraft and sorcery. In 1895 Birsa urged his followers to recover their glorious past. He talked ofContinue reading “Ch – 4 Tribals, Dikus And The Vision Of A Golden Age”