The tribes of Andaman & Nicobar islands are endangered and are considered as missing links with early civilization. Of the six tribes that inhabit these islands Nicobarese are the largest in population (about 30,000). Tsunami has totally wiped out the Car Nicobar island and the Chawra island. The condition of the numerically small Shompen (about 150-200) tribe of Nicobar is yet to be ascertained. The other numerically small tribes are Great Andamanese, Onges, Jarwa, Sentinelesese......... more
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