TRADITIONAL OCCUPATIONS OF NOMADIC RAJGOND TRIBE

Authors

  • Vivek Roy Research Scholar Department of Tribal Studies, Kannada University, Hampi, Karnatak
  • Dr. K.M. Metry Professor, Department of Tribal Studies, Kannada University, Hampi, Karnatak
  • Dr. Kumar Asst. Prof., Social Work Department, Vijayanagar Srikrushan Devraya University, Ballari, Karnataka

Keywords:

Rajgonds, Indian Tribes, Traditional Occupation

Abstract

Nomadic tribes are the primitive tribe across the globe. They are the one who not along have played a vital role in preserving, conserving and predicting natural resource an eco system but also thought subsequent environment to use scientifically and commercially in the earlier days despite lack of facilities educative techniques they made themselves competent enough for transportation, logistics selling and buying their products and produce the medium of trans potation like hand crafts, bull carts, rolling pads are the some of their inventions. In India we can find out many tribes like a Munda, kol Gond, Pardi etc among them Rajgond tribe also one. As the name, once they were the doctors of Royal families (Rajvaidya) and they had strong and historical background of their patronage. Nowadays they are engaged with small occupations like selling Spices (Masala) winding wire, Cleaning Ear, Selling Tea, and Groceries, but traditional occupation of herbal medicines is still continuing, and many of them well versed with Ayurvedic Medicinal knowledge.   They were competent and wise enough in the earlier ancient ages to have there are equally effective medicinal system, even today their medicines are equally effective and relevant and even claimed on to be par with the modern medicine known as allopathic. A lay man, common man to intellectuals such as IAS, IPS and Public servants are regular users of their medicine and has an unbreakable faith in their medicinal knowledge and expertise.

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Published

2021-10-23

How to Cite

Roy, V. ., Metry, K., & Kumar, D. (2021). TRADITIONAL OCCUPATIONS OF NOMADIC RAJGOND TRIBE. AGPE THE ROYAL GONDWANA RESEARCH JOURNAL OF HISTORY, SCIENCE, ECONOMIC, POLITICAL AND SOCIAL SCIENCE, 2(2), 5–10. Retrieved from https://agpegondwanajournal.co.in/index.php/agpe/article/view/40