Kanjar
Kanjar is a traditionally nomadic ethnic group found in North India and Pakistan. The community is also known by the names of Nath, Marwari Kumar and Banchra .
The word kanjar has been derived fr...
Nat caste
The Nat are a Hindu caste found in North India.
The Nat are a nomadic community found in North India. They are one of number of communities that are said to be of Dom origin, and have traditions s...
Orh
The Orh are a Hindu caste found in the states of Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand in India. They have been granted Scheduled Caste status in both these states, and are also known as Mistri and Raj.
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Sapera caste
The Sapera are a Hindu caste found in North India. They are also known as Barwa Sampheriya in West Bengal, Sapela in Punjab and Sparera in Madhya Pradesh.
Very little is known about the origin of ...
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Mirasi
The Mirasi are a Hindu, Muslim or Sikh caste, found in Northern India . They are also known as Pakhwaji, Kalawart and Qawwal. The Mirasi community are the genealogists of a number of communities in ...
Narikurava
The Narikuravar (Tamil: நரிக்குறவர் Narikkuṟavar) is an indigenous community from Indian state of Tamil Nadu.The main occupation of the people who originally belong to the indigenous tribes, is h...
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Madari
The Madari are a Muslim community found in North India. They are a community of Muslim Faqirs.
Bakho
The Bakho are a Muslim community, found in the state of Bihar in India .
The Bakho are a nomadic community, who are a traditionally associated with singing folk songs. They visit their patrons fro...
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Silambam
Silambam is a weapon-based Indian martial art from Tamil Nadu, but also traditionally practised by the Tamil community of Sri Lanka and Malaysia. It is closely related to Keralan kalaripayat and Sri L...
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Perna caste
The Perna are a Hindu caste found mainly in the states of Haryana and Punjab in India.
The Perna were a nomadic tribe, referred to as vagrant by British ethnographers, similar in background to the...
Bansphor
The Bansphor are a Hindu caste found in the state of Uttar Pradesh in India. They are also known as Banbasi, and have scheduled caste status.
The community get their name from the Hindi words ba...
Hurkiya
The Hurkiya are a caste found in the states of Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand in India. They have been granted Scheduled Caste status in both these states. In fact, there are two distinct communities ...
Names of the Romani people
The Romani people are also known by a variety of other names, in English as Gypsies and Roma, in Greek as γύφτοι (gýftoi) or τσιγγάνοι (tsinganoi), in Central and Eastern Europe as Tsigani (and varian...
Names of the Romani people - Wikipedia
Origin of the Romani people
The Romani people, also referred to depending on the sub-group as Roma, Sinti or Sindhi, Kale, or Romani , are an Indo-Aryan ethnic group, who live primarily in Europe. They originated in northwest re...
Origin of the Romani people - Wikipedia
Kuravar
The Kuravar is an ethnic Tamil community native to the Kurinji mountain region of southern India.
The Kuravar name derives from the kundru and avan word "Tamil" ("hill man" in English)
Nomads of India
Nomads are known as a group of communities who travel from place to place for their livelihood. Some are salt traders, fortune-tellers, conjurers, ayurvedic healers, jugglers, acrobatss, story tellers...
Domba
The Domba or Dom (Sanskrit ḍoma, dialectally also Domaki, Dombo, Domra, Domaka, Dombar, Dombari and variants) are an ethnic or social group, or groups, scattered across India. In North India, the pre...
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