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Vol-1 Issue-2
1. Artist in the Forest
2. Tribes knew Iron Smelting
3. Juang Art in Rings and Anklets
4. Youngest of Seven Sons: A Juang Story
5. Birsa Munda: A Hero of Tribal Movement
6. Indian Tribal Folklore: The Biyot Tripathy Collection

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Artist in the Forest

 

    The Juang (also spelt as Juanga) is a tribal community living in the hills and forest covered plains of central Orissa (in Eastern part of India). The word Juanga means "human being" or "man." The Juanga woman is called "Juangadai". They are thin built, short stature, brown complexion people speaking a language of Mundari group confirming to Australoid racial category. They were mentioned by E. T. Dalton in "Descriptive Ethnology of Bengal" (1872). The well known missionary turned anthropologist Verrier Elwin was attracted to these forest living artistic people in the mid-forties of the last century. The Junags were studied by various scholars at different times on various aspects of their existence viz., social, cultural, economy, ecological, physical and health......... more

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Vol-1 Issue-2
1. Artist in the Forest
2. Tribes knew Iron Smelting
3. Juang Art in Rings and Anklets
4. Youngest of Seven Sons: A Juang Story
5. Birsa Munda: A Hero of Tribal Movement
6. Indian Tribal Folklore: The Biyot Tripathy Collection

 

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