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Onukudelli


Onukudelli Tribal Lady, OrissaOnukudelli is another paradise with exquisite picturesque landscape, located on the Eastern Ghats. It is an isolated village with an enormous hydroelectric power plant. Apart from the tribal communities, people categorized as ‘lower caste or scheduled caste’ also live here since their last few generations. The place takes pride in its natural panoramic view – lush green woods, cluster of hills, tranquil surroundings with a rich endowment of flora and fauna and above all, the tribal societies dwelling in this area. The novelty of the state is truly retained by its tribal population. They continue to lead a rustic lifestyle in the lap of nature. These tribal societies embrace the faction of people who understand the meaning of living together and join hands to work together to achieve any shared interest to cater to the benefits of their society. Every society has its own set of rules with respect to business and trade. These enhance and strengthen their unity to live and toil collectively as one. The tribal groups although have undertaken various forms of odd jobs at present, yet their basic livelihood depend on hunting and cultivation. These tribal people are believed to be proficient huntsmen and run an unfettered way of life. The rituals and festivals practiced by the tribal groups are still being followed, respected and nurtured since the distant past to the present day. Although the art of performing the songs and dances differ from one clan to another, yet certain features are generally familiar to all. Their social life revolves around their deep-seated religious practices and viewpoints. They also celebrate a number of festivals.  The personal or domestic affairs include occasions concerning marriage, death or birth of an infant whereas the whole village get together to observe events like rich harvest and mellow fruitfulness. Another very important aspect of their religious side is the practice of various forms of rituals and sacrifices. As they consider every step taken by them is according to the whims and fancies of Gods, even for the simplest activity they first try to mollify the supreme authority. Sacrifices are carried out in the form of cattle forfeiting accompanied by the rites and ceremonies. These religious functions are generally presided over and guided by the religious priests. They hardly ignore a prophecy before undertaking any project.


The adhivasis or the aborigines dwelling in this area adorn themselves with heavy metal ornaments which beautify  their wrists and necks, especially the women folk.

 

 

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