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Heritage of Nilgiris Tribal Art Converted into Threads

Journal: International Journal of Trend in Scientific Research and Development (Vol.3, No. 6)

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Page : 1330-1333

Keywords : Kurumba Tribes; Paintings;

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Kurumba paintings explains the aspects of the ethnic tribal folk art of the Nilgiri Kurumbas. This ethnic tribal art express folk life and symbolic of harmonious blend of nature and human. Using herbal extracts and fruit juices, the kurumbas paint the walls of their huts with themes from their everyday life. Kurumba painting would reveal a lot about the evolution of tribal art and the elegance of tribal life. The tribal communities being unable to work in institutional settings. This study increase livelihood opportunities through skill training and in the end contributes to local tribal community of Nilgiris.It has taken efforts of develop and improve the livelihoods of tribal's, this traditional art converted into block and screen printing form in to the textiles. It helps to encourage, promote youth to take up the art into the textiles. This is focusing on enhancing the standards of the tribes in the Nilgiris by providing and create awareness of the art and converted into textiles and primarily focusing on building confidence of tribes, imparting knowledge about different career options, training them in employable skills, continuing education. It's dedicated for upliftment of tribes, helpful and believes all these efforts collectively help the tribal community to lift up from extreme poverty. In modern times, these tribes are living a healthy life in the top of nature. The only reason of the miseries is lack of essential infrastructure to provide healthcare, education and employment. Mrs. V. Rajeswari "Heritage of Nilgiris Tribal Art Converted into Threads" Published in International Journal of Trend in Scientific Research and Development (ijtsrd), ISSN: 2456-6470, Volume-3 | Issue-6 , October 2019, URL: Paper URL:

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