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Maria Tribe

Maria Tribe is one among the subcastes of Gond Tribe. About 230 villages of Chhattisgarh are inhabited by the people of Maria tribe. They are mainly found in Kanker District, following unhurried routines and customs. The Marias are mainly illiterate and they follow hunting and primitive farming for their livelihood. In Maria Tribe, Gods are represented by two parallel placed logos of wood, lashed together with a rope made of bamboo skin and a third piece of wood secured between the woods, projecting above the other.

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Updated on 7th June, 2005


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