By Norman Lewis
A attention-grabbing portrait of the eclectic tribes of India and the distant areas that they inhabit
In the Nineties, the fifty-four million individuals of India’s tribal colonies accounted for seven percentage of the country’s overall population—yet little or no approximately them was once recorded. Norman Lewis depicts India’s jungles as being endangered via “progress,” and his experience of urgency in recording what he can in regards to the country’s designated tribes ends up in a compelling and interesting narrative. From the poetic Muria humans whose nutrition comprises monkeys, purple ants, and crocodiles, to the tranquil mountain tribes who could be with regards to the Australian Aborigines, to the bare Mundas those who may possibly shoot, with bow and arrow, someone who laughs of their path, Lewis chronicles the original features of the various tribes that locate their lifestyle more and more threatened via the encroachment of modernity.
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A Goddess in the Stones: Travels in India by Norman Lewis