Odisha Tribal Museum goes virtual Virtual Tour to Gond House & Painting | Odisha Breaking News | Odisha News | Latest Odisha News

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha State Tribal Museum is going viral as a 5T initiative from the ST&SC development department. During the COVID-19 pandemic, the virtual tour will be the
Audience to visualize the exclusive tribal artifacts, habitats and unique aspects of the tribal museum that is home.

You can visit the Facebook and Twitter pages @scstrti, @stscdev every Sunday. On September 6, visitors can take a virtual tour of the Gond House outdoor exhibit at the Odisha State Tribal Museum. A single room in the Gond House has a veranda on three sides. The walls of the house are painted light with traditional Gond Art. Part of the covered porch is the family
Stove while the other is used for storing fishing tackle. Raised wooden platforms are made within the main living space to place grain bins.

On the same day, you can visit the traditional handicrafts i.e. gond painting. They have a long tradition of wall and floor painting, which in recent years has developed into an income-generating art form for the community.

The Gond is numerically the most dominant tribe in India. They call themselves Gond or Koitur. Culturally, the tribe is dichotomized into the primitive group and the acculturated and Hindu groups. They live mainly in Nowrangapur, Nuapada, Bolangir, Kalahandi, Gondi (Dravidian) and Odia (IndoAryan) are their language. Their main occupations are cultivation, wages and
agricultural work.

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