Garachi
The Garachi (Azerbaijani: Qaraçı; Kurdish: Qereçî); Russian: Карачи), also spelled Karachi or Karaci, are a group of Gypsies living in Azerbaijan. Little research has been done on the Gara...
Habura (caste)
The Habura are a Hindu caste found in the state of Uttar Pradesh in India. They have scheduled caste status in that state.
According to some traditions, the word habura has its roots in the Sansk...
Lyuli
Lyuli (Russian: Люли) are a subgroup of the Dom people living in Central Asia, primarily Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan.Lyuli speak a Lyuli dialect of the Domari language.The Lyuli practice...
Lyuli - Wikipedia
Kan (tribe)
The Kan are a Muslim community found in north east India and Bangladesh. They are also known as Khalifa.
The Kan are a small Muslim community who were traditional involved in the repairing of umb...
Deha
The Deha, sometimes pronounced as Dhaya, Dhea, Daiya and Dheya are a caste found in India, and have scheduled caste status in Haryana.
According to some traditions, the community are a branch of t...
Bangali (caste)
The Bangali may refer to a caste found in India and in today's Bangladesh.They are distinct from the Bengali ethnic group of eastern India mainly in West Bengal and today's Bangladesh. The Bangali ar...
Dharhi
The Dharhi are a Muslim community found in the state of Uttar Pradesh in India.
Their name is a corruption of the Sanskrit word dhrista, which means impudent. The community are traditionally asso...
Zargari people
The Zargari people are a Romani-related ethnic group deriving from Zargar, Iran and neighboring villages. They speak a distinct Zargari dialect of the Romany language, most closely related to those of...
Romani people in Syria
Romani people in Syria speak the Domari language. They immigrated to the territory of the present day Syria from South Asia, particularly from India, in Byzantine times. Romani (Dom or Nawar) people s...
Heri (caste)
The Heri are a Hindu caste found in the states of Haryana and Punjab in India.
The Heri claim to have originated in Rajasthan, and said to have immigrated some four centuries ago. According to tra...
Abdal of Turkey
The Abdal are a socio-cultural group found mainly in central and western Anatolia, who follow an itinerant lifestyle. This lifestyle is closely connected with the activity of music making at weddings....
Nawar people
The Nawar (Gypsie/Roma people) constitute a minor ethnic group in Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq and are also to be found in Jerusalem, Gaza, the West Bank, Egypt, Libya, Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco and S...
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...
Jat of Afghanistan
The Jats or sometimes pronounced Jots are members of an ethnic group of itinerant travelers found in Afghanistan. They are a marginalized and stigmatised group, and considered "as blots on the ethni...
Domari language
Domari is an Indo-Aryan language, spoken by older Dom people scattered across the Middle East. The language is reported to be spoken as far north as Azerbaijan and as far south as central Sudan, in Tu...
Bilal (Lebanese singer)
Bilal (born 1983) is a Gypsy singer from Lebanon, who is notable for singing not only in Arabic, but mainly in Domari, his native language, that of the Doms, the nomadic community he belongs to.
B...
Bilal (Lebanese singer) - Wikipedia
Ghawazi
The Ghawazi (also ghawazee) dancers of Egypt were a group of female traveling dancers of the Nawar people, a subgroup of the Dom people.The ghawazi style gave rise to the Egyptian raqs sharqi by the f...
Ghawazi - 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)
Gandhila
The Gandhila sometimes pronounced as Gandhil and Gandola, are a Hindu caste found in North India. They have scheduled caste status in Punjab and Haryana.
According to the traditions of the commun...
Bazigar
Bazigars (from Persian: بازیگر‎ bazi + gar) are a nomad gipsy-folk of India and Pakistan found throughout North India. They live a life apart from the surrounding Hindu population, and still pre...
Abdal (caste)
The Abdal are Muslim community found in North India. They are a sub-group within the Faqir community. They are unrelated to the Abdal of Turkey, the only thing common between the two groups is an itin...
Mirshikar
The Mirshikar are a Muslim community, found in North India . They are also known as Chirimar.
The word Mirshikar is a combination of two Urdu words, mir meaning lord and shikar meaning a hunt, and...
Lom people
The Lom people (Turkish: Lomlar) also known as Bosha (Armenian: Բոշա; Georgian: ბოშა; Russian: Боша; Turkish and Azeri: Poşa or Boşa) or Armenian Gypsies (Russian: армянские цыгане...
Lom people - Wikipedia
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...
Zott
For the dairy company see Zott (dairy company)Zott (singular Zottī) is the Arabic term for gypsies. The Zott were musicians who migrated in great numbers from Pakistan and India to Middle East about 1...
Dharkar
The Dharkar are a Hindu caste found in North India, and those in Uttar Pradesh have scheduled caste status .
The word dharkar comes from the Hindi words dhar meaning rope and kar meaning manufact...
Dalak people
The Dalak are an ethnic group found mainly in western Afghanistan. Technically, the word dalak is derived from the Arabic word dalaka which means to rub. Their preferred self-designation is now Salman...
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 ...