Identity Does N NN Nature who you are? or N NN Nurture decide
Identity Lets dissect the question of identity what it is to beand not to be a tribal - an adivasi
How is a tribal identified? a tribal surname carries a totem Do you know your totem?
How is a tribe identified? Festivals Rituals Language Food Music Dance :: C u l t u r e :: Do we perform our rituals during birth, naming ceremony, marriage, death, etc., Do we know our mother tongue, i.e, mundari, kurukh, kharia, santhli, ho, etc., Do we eat or relish jungle food, do we play the tribal musical instruments and participate in the tribal dances Do we celebrate our festivals like sarhul, sohrai, karam, maage, navakhani, etc., ?
Identity We are identified by our tribal values. Hold on to your culture, Culture Society Tribal culture is the basis of our society. for if your culture dies, you are a society which nature can’t nurture.