Kurichiyas and Kurumas of Wayanad: Photo Documentation

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Published on: 06 September 2018

Linet Sebastian

Linet Sebastian is assistant professor at the Post Graduate and Research Department of English, St. Joseph’s College, Irinjalakuda, Thrissur, Kerala. She is currently pursuing her PhD at University of Calicut.

The Kurichiyas are the second largest adivasi community in Wayanad district. The Kurumas are a tribal community who are believed to have descended from the Vedars, the ancient rulers of the region. This image gallery explores some of the customs and traditions practiced by both communities.