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  Gondi people - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Gond society is highly stratified and does not conform to the usual image of egalitarianism among tribals.
Gondwana or "land of the Gonds", is a loosely-defined area of southeastern Madhya Pradesh, eastern Maharashtra, and parts of Chhattisgarh, Orissa, and northern Andhra Pradesh.
The Gonds of Andhra Pradesh effectively lost their only advantage in trying to protect their lands when the Banjaras, a group of nomadic cattle herders that had been settling in Gond territory, were classified as a Scheduled Tribe in 1977.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Gond   (604 words)

 Gond (god) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Gond is the deity of invention: he transforms ideas into form and inspires mortals to create new things.
Gond is friendly with Lathander, Waukeen and Tempus, for his inventions benefit their portfolios.
Gond's faith is the state religion of Lantan.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Gond_(god)   (1057 words)

 Forgotten Kingdoms - Gond   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Gond is also known as The Wonderbringer, the Lord of all Smiths, the Inspiration Divine and the Holy Maker of all Things.
It is said that the followers of Gond strive to prove that artifact is better than magic, given the right smith and the proper tools and materials.
This is also rumored to be the reason Gond is gaining acceptance as a deity among the gnomish communities.
www.forgottenkingdoms.com /deities/gond.shtml   (360 words)

 Tribals Tours of Maharashtra, Nomadic Tribes in Maharashtra, Gond-Madia Tribes, Visit to Mumbai, Worshipped by Tribes, ...
Gond, ethnic group in central India is one of the most famous and creative tribe of India.
Gond kingship is patriarchal and line of descent is traced patrilineally.
The Gond does not marry within their own clans and cross-cousin marriages are preferred as are multiple spouses.
www.indiantravelportal.com /maharashtra/tribes   (1535 words)

 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Gond   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Gond GOND [Gond], ethnic group in central India.
The group is now divided among the states of Andhra Pradesh, Maharshtra, and Madhya Pradesh; in Madhya Pradesh there was a small but powerful Gond kingdom until the 18th cent.
The Gonds, predominantly Hindu, speak a Dravidian language and are mainly
www.encyclopedia.com /SearchResults.aspx?Q=Gond   (281 words)

 Gond   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The South Central Gond live in the forests and hills of India in Maharashatra and Andhra Pradesh, north of the Godavari River.
Gond kindship is patriarchal and line of descent is traced patrilineally.
The Gond do not marry within their own clans and cross-cousin marriages are preferred as are multiple spouses.
www.mnsu.edu /emuseum/cultural/oldworld/middle_east/gond.html   (396 words)

There are over 4 million Gonds, most of whom live in Madhya Pradesh, eastern Maharashtra, and northern Andra Pradesh, although some live in Orissa.
Traditionally, the Gonds practised shifting cultivation; cereal farming and cattle remain the basis of the economy.
The dynasties of one group, the Raj Gonds, rivalled those of neighbouring Hindus until the Muslim conquests of the 16th century.
www.tiscali.co.uk /reference/encyclopaedia/hutchinson/m0022765.html   (320 words)

 Hi Ammas, I came to know about one "Gond ki Laddu", famous in Northern India, esp., Punjab and Gu - Ammas.com Ask ...
Gond ke laddu are eaten AFTER DELIVERY and not during pregnancy.Here I am giving you the recipe for these laddus which is how the Maharashtrians make.
Method: Gond or gum crystals are available in small pieces, clean and white, especially meant for eating after being cooked.
Gond ka laddu is one very nutritious thing to have.it should be eaten in winters and not in summers as it generates heat in the body.
www.ammas.com /ar/home.cfm?r=va&tid=31742&topicid=2   (715 words)

 Ethno-medicinal Plants Used by Gond Tribe of Bhanadehi
Ethnomedicinal surveys on traditional uses of medicinal plants by Gond tribe of Bhanadehi, District Chhindwara were made during 1997 to 1998.
In all 32 plants were reported which were used by Gond tribe and other village people in various ailments.
Gonds are the main inhabitants of the village.
dracharya.tripod.com /journal/id1.html   (2546 words)

 Gond Palace stands on shaky pillars
More importantly, it is one of the relics of the history of Gond Kings and their association with the city.
Sources claim that Virendra Shah, a descendant of the Gond dynasty has already finalised the sale of the palace to a private party in Mumbai and that the structure will be pulled down in a day or two.
The Gond Killa, as the palace is commonly known, figures in the heritage list (of the Indian Heritage Society) issued by the State Government.
www.expressindia.com /ie/daily/19980826/23850094.html   (569 words)

 Vanguard - Arts: Makurdi alive as GOND mark Dance day
Both themes according to GOND were derived from this years dance day message issued by a notable figure in the area of dance.
Shaibu Husseini disclosed that the national secretariat of the dancers’ body moved temporarily to Makurdi, the Benue State capital between April 27 and 29 2005 to observe the celebration with the State branch of the body.
Inyang also explained that commemorating the day in Makurdi afforded the national secretariat the opportunity to formally inaugurate the state chapter of the guild as well as institute a lecture and award scheme in honour of the late sage, Orshio Adake, the famed trumpeter who popularized what is today widely known as ‘Swange Dance’.
www.vanguardngr.com /articles/2002/features/arts/at405052005.html   (588 words)

 Magic Item: Girdle of Gond
Gond, god of invention and artifice, is a deity rarely worshipped by traditional adventurers.
Some thieves, however, revere Gond for his role in the development of locks, traps, and other complex machines.
Many priests of Gond bear no or little magical abilities but are among the best artificers known to the world.
www.dndadventure.com /html/magic_items/mi_girdle_of_gond.html   (205 words)

 Gond had links with Agarwal: CBI- The Times of India   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Mr Gond began investing Rs 92.78 crore in Home Trade soon after it was started in 1998, according to CBI officials.
The sleuths found Mr Gond had five flats in his name and the names of various family members, five bank accounts with balances to the tune of Rs 12.50 lakhs and other assets.
Mr Gond allegedly showed on paper that he had complied with the rules by investing the amount in government securities in the specified amount.
timesofindia.indiatimes.com /cms.dll/articleshow?art_Id=9807233   (480 words)

 Jean-Pascal Gond - Nottingham University Business School
Gond, J.-P.; Mignonac, K.(2002)., "Émotions et hiérarchie sur le marché interne de l'emploi : l'évolution des conditions d'accès au leadership", in Saboly, M.; Cailluet, L. (ed) Marché(s) et Hiérarchie(s), pp.
Acquier, A.; Gond, J.-P., 2005, "Building a constructivist perspective in business and society: insights from the anthropology of markets", in the proceedings of the Sixteenth annual Meeting of the International Association for Business and Society.
Louche, C.; Gond, J.-P.; Ventresca, M., 2005, "Legitimating social rating organizations: on the role of objects in the micro-processes of SRI legitimacy-building in Europe", in the proceedings of the Sixteenth annual Meeting of the International Association for Business and Society.
www.nottingham.ac.uk /business/lizjpg_Publications.html   (704 words)

 Tehelka - The People's Paper   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Symbols are the most important thing in Gond art and every symbol is a story standing in for something else.
His tribe believes in literally surrounding themselves in their art, as for them it is a form of prayer and they believe good luck follows those who see a good image.
Originally, art was integrated with the way of life of the community, but over the past few decades, several Gond artists, like Shyam, have moved to Bhopal, to find a market for their art.
www.tehelka.com /story_main8.asp?filename=hub112704london_gone.asp   (813 words)

 Tribals of Madhya Pradesh, Muria Gonds, Dravidian lifestyle.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The Gonds gave their name to the central region of the State which is called Gondwana.
Two branches of this tribe, the Muria Gonds and the Madias both live in the Bastar district.
This is one of the largest districts in the country, covering a massive 40,000 square kilometres, and in its remote forests and valleys live many of the State’s tribal people.
www.indiaprofile.com /lifestyle/madhyapradeshtribals.htm   (312 words)

 Vanguard - Arts: GOND joins the world to mark Dance Day
THE National Executive Committee of the Dance Guild of Nigeria (GOND) has announced Friday April 28 and Saturday April 29, as days for the official commemoration of the International Dance day celebration marked annually worldwide by dance practitioners and dance enthusiasts alike on every April 29.
This year, GOND has extended invitation to Bakare Ojo Rasaki of the University of Abuja to serve as the guest lecturer.
The leadership of GOND also announced that it would use the occasion of the lecture to announce plans for the staging of the second edition of the Festival of Dances tagged FEDA, the maiden edition which held in September 2005.
www.vanguardngr.com /articles/2002/features/arts/at227042006.html   (1015 words)

 tribal art, gond from Madhya Pradesh,India.
Some are born artists, some have the talent but never get a chance, and some like Nanku Siya Syam, our Gond artist, are chosen by the destiny to come forward and show the world their talent and set an example how a family tradition is carried on even in adverse situations of life.
Her husband Jangan Siya Syam was one of the most remarkable gond artist of the region.
We are sure that with her confidence and talent she will not only be able to take up the job of her husband but also keep on enthralling the art lovers with her artwork.
www.shalincraft-india.com /artisans/gondhist.html   (528 words)

 Deities of the Kitaran Sea - Gond
Specialty clerics of Gond have an aptitude for devices, which includes mechanical locks.
Specialty priests of Gond tend to be southerners.
There are a number of northern branches of the faith, including a budding temple complex in Sauter, though most of the specialty priests of the faith are immigrants from the south.
www.stanford.edu /~frimicc/D&D/gods/gond.html   (276 words)

 rediff.com: CBI on lookout for Ketan Sheth, searches firms of Gond's wife
The Central Bureau of Investigation on Monday carried out searches at two private investment firms in the city allegedly belonging to the wife of A K Gond, former commissioner of Seamen's Provident Fund Organisation, who is under police custody in connection with defrauding of Rs 927.8 million of seamen's provident fund in Maharashtra.
The CBI officials suspect that the provident fund money was allegedly routed through the two firms belonging to Gond's wife for investment in bonds of Maharashtra Krishna Valley Development Corporation and government securities through Home Trade Securities and Gilt Edge.
Gond was arrested yesterday and remanded to police custody till May 17.
www.rediff.com /money/2002/may/13scam.htm   (219 words)

 DNA - India - Gond GenNext doesn’t groove to tradition anymore - Daily News & Analysis
It is an integral part of the Gond culture and life, say the villagers.
Scores of adult Gonds gather in their traditional apparel around ‘Medi’, a bar erected at a central location, to perform Dandar, which dates back several centuries.
As Jangubai leads a group of 50-60 Gond women in a dance form with enigmatic Gondi rhythm, which reach a crescendo with every step of the dancers, other villagers minutely observe each performer.
www.dnaindia.com /report.asp?NewsID=9717   (489 words)

 Hellfire Corner - The Great War - Battlefield Guide - Marne 1914
Gond marshes lie between Epernay and Sezanne and are formed by the headwaters of the Petit Morin.
We drove on through Oyes to the priory of St. Gond which lies to the north-west of the village.
This settlement was set up by St. Gond, a hermit monk who came to live in this secluded place in the seventh century.
www.fylde.demon.co.uk /charles20.htm   (2294 words)

 Gond artist bhajju shyam gets award - Deccan Herald - Internet Edition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
For a decade the awards have honoured outstanding authors whose titles make a significant and worthwhile impact on the US book market and who are published by independent companies.
One of the finest artists of the Gond tribe of Madhya Pradesh, Bhajju records his observations during a chance visit to London, using the visual language of his native tradition to re-imagine the city as it has never been seen before.
One of the finest artists of the Gond tribe of Madhya Pradesh, Bhajju’s captivating visuals and easy storytelling style have been applauded internationally.
www.deccanherald.com /deccanherald/aug132006/books1212342006812.asp   (263 words)

 The Hindu : Tribal party woos Gond vote in M.P.
The party is trying to consolidate the tribal vote by organising a `mahasabha' of the tribal people in the coming days where the participants will be asked to vote en masse for the GGP.
Established by a Gond tribal, Hira Singh Markam, the party expects to get a massive chunk of votes in the tribal belt.
Given that it was the tribal vote that helped the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to wrest power from the Congress in the state, the BJP could be at the receiving end in the Lok Sabha elections.
www.hindu.com /2004/03/21/stories/2004032100481300.htm   (620 words)

 Forge's Clamor (Gond)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Given to an industrious young cleric of Gond in 1301 DR, it passed through several hands over the next fifty years and was given an enhancement bonus and its thundering property.
In 1358 DR it was owned by Garin the Left Handed, another cleric of Gond, and when he cast a greater magic weapon spell upon it within a wild magic zone, the spell suffered a wild surge and permanently changed the weapon into a short sword.
Garin couldn't wield a short sword, so he gave it to his cohort Fringart the Less Bloody, and over time Garin replaced the components of the hilt with the pieces it presently bears and had it crafted with its unusual storage property.
www.seankreynolds.com /rpgfiles/blades/html/gondforgesclamor.html   (447 words)

 The Hindu : From Gond's own country
He was the Gond tribal youth from the Narmada valley in Madhya Pradesh, whose brilliant wall paintings caught the eye of the legendary J. Swaminathan (good old Swami for those who knew and loved him), Director of Bharat Bhavan, who brought him to the Roopanker Museum in Bhopal.
As the splotches disappeared from his self-taught paintings, Jangarh was hailed as an original who first painted the Gond tribal gods.
Patangarh, strangely enough, was the village where British anthropologist Verrier Elwin, who adopted India as his home, married a Gond woman and settled down.
www.hindu.com /thehindu/mp/2004/03/18/stories/2004031800120300.htm   (681 words)

 tribal art, gond paintings from ShalinCraft.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Tribal Art, From Gond Tribes Of Gujarat And Madhya Pradesh In Central India, Conveys Life And Philosophy Through Symbolism.
Bold brush strokes and rich texture make this a gorgeous Gond painting of two birds in the tall grass.
A Ferris wheel at a carnival, painted in abstract Gond style.
www.shalincraft-india.com /folkart/tribpith2.html   (259 words)

 "Gond Religion and its Influence upon Gond Institutions" by Herman M. Reynolds, around 1938-1940   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
"Gond Religion and its Influence upon Gond Institutions" by Herman M. Reynolds, around 1938-1940
Gond Religion and its Influence upon Gond Institutions
Physical Measurements of One Hundred Gonds of the Pendra State, CP, India, 1937, Chart in pocket at back for detailed measurements, 302-306
www.lib.virginia.edu /area-studies/SouthAsia/Lib/reynoldsgond.html   (184 words)

 Kamat's Potpourri - Festivals of India - Festivals of Gond Tribe
The Gonds are a tribal community mostly living in the Gond Forests of Central India, and observe festivals throughout the year.
At the time of gathering the crops the Gonds arrange for a village-wide feast with the sacrifice of pigs, fowls and consume large quantities of drinks -- liquors made from Mahua flowers and rice.
Some Gonds observe Hindu customs and festivals wherever they are influenced by Hindu traditions.
www.kamat.com /kalranga/festive/gond_festivals.htm   (215 words)

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