Karma song by Pahadi Korwa adivasi in Surguja Chhattisgarh...

Omprakash Baghel from Surguja district in Chhattisgarh is helping us listen to a Karma song by a Pahadi Korwa adivasi Magru Ram who tells him that they sing this song when they go to collect bamboo which is their main livelihood. Husband and wife both go to forest in search and also collect vegetable on the way and they cook it and eat. For more Baghel Ji can be reached at 07354865276

Posted on: Dec 24, 2013. Tags: CHHATTISGARH OMPRAKASH BAGHEL

Pahadi Korwa Adivasi song from Surguja, Chhattisgarh...

Omprakash Baghel from Surguja district in Chhattisgarh is helping us listen to a song by Pandri Bai a Pahari Korwa Adivasi woman. The song says there is lots of water in the river and there are no boats and how will I go to see my friends and relatives. For more on the song Omprakash Ji can be reached at 9479598133

Posted on: Dec 02, 2013. Tags: CHHATTISGARH OMPRAKASH BAGHEL

Karma song by Pahadi Korwa adivasi from Jashpur district Chhattisgarh...

Omprakash Baghel from Patthalgaon in Jashpur district in Chhattisgarh is helping us listen a Karma song in Pahadi Korwa language. At the time of Karma festival Pahadi Korwa primitive tribals invite their guests and sing this song collectively. For more on the song please contact Omprakash Ji at 07354865276

Posted on: Aug 31, 2013. Tags: CHHATTISGARH JASHPUR OMPRAKASH BAGHEL

Beej Virasat Abhiyan distributing extinct seeds to Pahadi Korwa adivasis...

Omprakash Baghel from Lakhanpur block of Surguja district in Chhattisgarh is telling us that on behalf of Beej Virasat abhiyan they are distributing traditional seeds to Pahadi Korwa adivasis so that they can become self dependent and do their traditional Bewar farming and do not remain dependent on hybrid seeds.The seeds they are distributing include madia, kang, bede, kokda and sikar which have become extinct in the area. For more Baghel Ji can be reached at 07354865276

Posted on: Jun 14, 2013. Tags: Omprakash Baghel

Pahari Korwa tribals in Surguja vows to restart traditional shifting cultivation

Omprakash Baghel is telling us that Pahadi Korwa tribals of Surguja district in Chhattisgarh has taken a decision to restart their traditional Bewar (Jhoom) cultivation. The tradition had stopped but in a recent meeting they have collected old seeds and learnt the process from Pahadi Korwas in Raigarh. And Govt says there are no Pahadi Korwas in Raigarh district. That also needs investigation. For more Baghel Ji can be reached at 07354633983

Posted on: May 19, 2013. Tags: Omprakash Baghel

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