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Matia Tribe




Matia is one of the major tribal groups found in Malkangiri, Balangir, Dhenkanal and Kalahandi districts of Orissa. They are treated as an inferior group among other tribes in Malkangiri District. The Matia lead a simple life; their main cultivations are tobacco, maize, and vegetables.



Updated on 7th June, 2005

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