The Ganda, a scheduled caste weaver community of western Orissa
N. Patnaik, Sarat Chandra Mohanty, Tribal and Harijan Research-cum-Training Institute (Bhubaneswar, India)
Tribal & Harijan Research-cum-Training Institute - Ganda (Indic people) - 256 pages
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
agricultural labour ancestral spirits animal Balangir Balangir district bangles barga Barpali Bhulia Brahman bride price brothers called caste council caste panchayat cattle cent ceremony child birth Choukidar clothes cooked food customary death deceased deities Devta dhoti districts Dussera earthen economic evil exogamy feast festival Ganda community Ganda families Ganda house Ganda households Ganda population Ganda society Ganda weavers Ganda women Gandas believe Gauntia ghar girl girl's goddess Gond groom Guti harvest Hindu household deities income groups Kalahandi Kandhria Kandhs kind land living Lord Shiva lower castes Madhya Pradesh male Mangala marriage married month mother neighbours observed occasions occupations organisation ornaments paddy parents parties payment persons pollution Puja purificatory Rairakhol relatives respect rice rites ritual Sambalpur Sambalpur district saree Scheduled Caste Sethia shrines social sometimes Tabooed temple tenants tion traditional turmeric unclean various wage weaving Western Orissa widow woman worship Zamindars