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The Muria and their ghotul

  title={The Muria and their ghotul},
  author={Verrier Elwin},
Socio-Cultural changes in Gond Tribal-Culture Brought by Political interventions of Contemporary Bhosle Maratha’s of Nagpur with special reference to Gond kingdoms of Vidarbha (India)
– Gond community is considered to be the one of most ancient tribes of india with counting history of several thousand years. With many upheavals of long drawn political history of india it has
Contemporary Ethnomedicinal Practices among the Gond Tribe of Bilaspur District, Chhattisgarh, India
ABSTRACT The present study examined the Gond tribals for traditional knowledge over ethnomedicinal practices with an emphasis on its documentation, healing practices, and usages. Empirical fieldwork
Conservation of resources by religious and social prohibitions by Santal communities in South West Bengal, India
ABSTRACT Sacred groves are generally considered as socio-culturally preserved patches of plants primarily managed by tribal groups. Such groves are usually believed to be as the abodes of gods,
Why do human and non-human species conceal mating? The cooperation maintenance hypothesis
It is argued that current anthropological hypotheses do not sufficiently explain why habitual concealment of mating evolved in humans but is only seldom exhibited by other social species and the cooperation maintenance hypothesis is introduced, which postulates that humans, and a specific category of non-human species, conceal matings to prevent sexual arousal in witnesses.
The Sympathetic Plot, Its Psychological Origins, and Implications for the Evolution of Fiction
The sympathetic plot—featuring a goal-directed protagonist who confronts obstacles, overcomes them, and wins rewards—is ubiquitous. Here, I propose that it recurs because it entertains, engaging two
Indigenous Knowledge and Value Systems in India: Holistic Analysis of Tribal Education and the Challenge of Decentralising Control
Since Independence, a need was expressed in Nehru’s Panchsheel principles, and in every major policy document since, to allow tribal communities to develop according to their own genius, and in the
Childhood ‘Innocence’ is Not Ideal: Virtue Ethics and Child–Adult Sex
Malón (Arch Sexual Behav 44(4):1071–1083, 2015) concluded that the usual arguments against sexual relationships between adults and prepubertal children are inadequate to rule out the moral
Why Do Societies Abandon Cross‑Cousin Marriage?
Professor Harold Scheffler’s prominence in the anthropology of kinship is well established by virtue of his enormous corpus of written work on the subject, the logical rigour and scholarly care he
Scheduled Tribe Youth in India and Their Institutions: A Study of Dhumkuria
This study tries to connect with the subjugated knowledge practices of indigenous communities of India by attempting to comprehend and disseminate valuable information about one of their significant