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  The Todas - Nilgris : Indiaprofile.com
Todas, an ancient people living in the Nilgiris, are according to anthropologists, an off-shoot of the ‘Lost Tribe’ of Israel.
For the Todas a buffalo is a sacred as is a tree with a forked branch and the Moon God, not Goddess, is the benefactor.
Todas from all the munds are informed by runners over-night and they all come to attend the ceremony.
www.indiaprofile.com /lifestyle/todas.htm   (1574 words)

 dating Toda_ tribe - dating-report.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-01)
In the popular imagination, tribes reflect a way of life that predates, and is more "natural", than that in modern states.
Thus, many believed that tribes organize links between families (including clans and lineages), and provide them with a social and ideological basis for solidarity that is in some way more limited than that of an "ethnic group" or of a "nation".
He concluded that tribes in general are characterized by fluid boundaries and heterogeneity, are not parochial, and are dynamic.
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 Toda   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-01)
Among the five tribal groups of the Nilgiri massif, the 1200 Toda (known by themselves as the Ahl) are the most ancient and unusual.
In the 19th century, with the advancement of the British in the southern Hill Stations, the Toda women were sexually sought after by the foreigners, who transmitted a variety of diseases.
By 1927, according to anthropologist Anthony Walker, “49% of the Toda population was suffering from venereal diseases” (Walker, 1986).
www.mnsu.edu /emuseum/cultural/oldworld/middle_east/toda.html   (545 words)

 Todas Tribe in Tamil Nadu,Ancient Todas Tribe,Tamil Nadu Ancient Tribes
Although in numbers the Todas are by far the least among the native dwellers of the Nilgiris, yet by reason of their antiquity, peculiar features, dwellings, modes of life and livelihood, the greatest interest attaches to them.
The Toda temple in each Mund is similar to these huts, though they may be slightly bigger and have walls of stone slabs instead of wooden planks plastered with dung and clay as in the case of the dwellings.
The Toda culture recognizes only the 'social' father accords the newborn with the sub-caste and caste affiliations of this father who is wedded to a woman on the new moon day of her seventh month of her pregnancy in a quaint ceremony called "Purshutt".
www.indiantravelportal.com /tamil-nadu/tribes/todas.html   (976 words)

 Toda (tribe)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-01)
The Toda (Tudavar) people are a tribe living in the Nilgiri Mountains of Tamil Nadu in southern India.
They are nature worshipers and have a language ("Drawida") and culture separate from that of other ethnic groups in India, (they e.g.
The Toda have a rich art heritage that is highly collectible.
www.wapipedia.org /wikipedia/mobiletopic.aspx?cur_title=Toda_(tribe)   (205 words)

 badagas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-01)
However, they simultaneously consider themselves to be of a higher social status than the neighboring tribes, taking pride in their progressive attitude towards farming techniques, education, occupations, living standards, and the importance placed on literacy in the English language and urban tastes.
The Badagas and the Todas are highest on the social stratum; the Kurumbas are known for fl-magic and witchcraft and are feared by all; the Irulas are forest-dwellers and live at a lower elevation than the others; the Kotas are artisans and traditionally provided music at the ceremonies of Badagas and Todas.
The Todas also have an ancient tradition of oral epic performance, explored by Murray B. Emeneau in his article, “Oral Poets of South India: The Todas,” in which he investigates the verbal and musical texts of songs, prosodic structure, modes of performance, the poetic language, and the aesthetic dimensions of the poetry.
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 Brainboost - what tribe was Sacagawea from
Mossett knew that Sacagawea was part of her Hidatsa tribe, but Sacagaweas story as told by many American authors was incorrect.
Amy Mossett, a member of the Hidatsa and Mandan tribes of North Dakota, believes Sacagaweas story has endured in part because of the mystery surrounding her.
She was kidnapped from her tribe by marauding Hidatsa warriors at the age of 10 or 11, and given the name Sacagawea.
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TODA The Toda are a small pastoral tribe inhabiting the Nilgiris in Tamil Nadu.
Their economy, social status as well as religious practices center round the buffalo in the belief that it will serve the departed soul in the next world.
A polyandrous tribe, the Todas have no equivalent term for marriage in their social vocabulary.
www.indianpost.com /viewstamp.php/Color/Multicoloured/Alpha/T/TODA   (225 words)

Toda women and child in front of a modern house.
Toda women with a child, with non-ceremonial tribal dress.
Toda woman in front of her home, with tribal dress.
www.cbmphoto.co.uk /India/toda.html   (170 words)

 BBC NEWS | South Asia | Toda threatened as women break out
The Toda tribe in India - one of the country's smallest communities - is gradually breaking up as its women marry men from outside.
The Toda are based in the Nilgiri Hills in southern India, and number around 1,700.
But Mutsin, a grandmother within the tribe, said that although her own niece had broken with tradition and chosen not to marry, she would like to "keep the traditions" in some way.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/south_asia/4760282.stm   (480 words)

 Brainboost - toda tribe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-01)
The hut of a Toda Tribe of Nilgiris, India..
Culture and society The hut of a Toda Tribe of Nilgiris, India.(The tribe bears a lot of similarity to the Aborigines in Australia) Note the art at the front wall, and the unusually very small door..
In America, an Indian tribe whose members knew their language was vanishing refused to cooperate because they didnt want to reveal their culture to outsiders..
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 Government Museum Chennai
The Todas are a decadent pastoral tribe tending buffaloes and living on their dairy produces.
The Gadabas are agricultural tribe of Ganjam and Vizagapatnam district.
The Kadar tribe of the Anamalai hills in Coimbatore are the oldest inhabitants of India.
www.chennaimuseum.org /draft/gallery/02/02/ethnolg1.htm   (332 words)

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O palco também estará renovado e agora terá telas de plasma espalhadas por toda sua extensão, que serão utilizadas para projetar as imagens editadas ao vivo pelo VJ Alexis.
O chill out da Tribe estará maior e agora ficará localizado no morro ao lado esquerdo do palco ­ a Tribe acontece novamente na fazenda Lolli, um vale cercado de morros repleto de vegetação ­ o que proporciona uma vista magnífica.
Toda essa renovação faz parte da convicção do núcleo Tribe de que uma boa festa, em comunhão com a música e a natureza, precisa de uma estrutura impecavél.
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 Untitled Document   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-01)
Next, these believers in luck would enlist the support of their friends and families, and presently some form of ceremony would be performed which included the whole clan or tribe.
As an illustration of this, among certain Australian tribes primitive religious prayers antedated their belief in spirits and superhuman personalities.
The Toda tribe of India now observes this practice of praying to no one in particular, just as did the early peoples before the times of religious consciousness.
www.urantiabook.org /newbook/ppr091_0.html   (308 words)

 Nilgiri etymology : Query result
Also Toda mas_ fertility, in: mas_ fōr- (fod-) (child) is delivered (-k, to a woman), mas_ foṛ- (foṭ-) to bring forth (-k, a child)
The Kota form is probably influenced by Tamil/Malayalam (although it is not excluded that the Toda form is borrowed as well).
Toda marɨḷ is irregular (in most similar cases the cluster undergoes contraction, cf.
starling.rinet.ru /cgi-bin/response.cgi?root=config&morpho=0&basename=/data/drav/ktet&first=701   (242 words)

 Taipei Times - archives   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-01)
For centuries, the tiny Toda tribe, now a community of fewer than 1,500 people in a country with population of over one billion, have kept their traditions alive in the high-altitude grasslands of Nilgiris, or the Blue Mountains.
But the twin pressures of one of the world's fastest growing economies, which has brought 700,000 settlers to the area, and the quest among the Todas themselves for education and jobs are threatening the survival of their unique customs and rituals.
The Todas, who had no tradition of crop growing, grazed their buffaloes on the land or leased it out, illegally, to others.
www.taipeitimes.com /News/editorials/archives/2003/11/15/2003075955   (1094 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-01)
After stopping in a place for tea that looked indescribably dirty, but was, we were told, in fact very safe to eat in, we drove around the corner and encountered blissfully clean countryside.
We learnt that the Toda people had some political strength, and managed to maintain the area they lived in as virginal nature.
We spent some time with them, and decided that, even though they were clearly very different from us, and had little education to speak of, and absolutely no modern conveniences, they seemed to live a happy life, and were actually much better off than many of the poor Indian people living in cities.
found.cs.nyu.edu /~meyer/india/ooty.html   (803 words)

 ja #25144 #30000 #24066 Toda Japanese #25144 #30000...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-01)
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ja:戸田市 "Toda" (Japanese: 戸田市; -shi) is a city located in Saitama, Japan.
As of 2003, the city has an estimated population of 111,798 and the density of 6,152.89 persons per km².
www.geodatabase.de /Toda   (89 words)

 Asian Pacific Adventures - Extraordinary Tours of Asia
Meet the intriguing Toda tribe whose language, culture and origin are still debated.
Today, almost 2000 Todas live in the Blue Mountains and are considered an endangered ethnic group.
The Irula tribe lives here and maintains the delicate balance between preservation of the animal habitat and their own livelihood.
www.asianpacificadventures.com /_india_tourE.php4   (315 words)

 Toda (tribe)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-01)
The language they speak is passed on from one generation to the next by sheer practice, as it has no script and sounds oddly melodious to the untrained ear, like mine definitely was.
I could not follow a single word, yet found myself listening attentively as my interpreter did his job." http://www.bharatmatrimony.com/matchmaker/articlefeb14l.html The Toda have a rich art heritage that is highly collectible.
There are some claims that they are the direct descendants of the remnants, of Alexander the Great's Macedonian army, which invaded India about 327 B.C. this article is licensed under the GNU free documentation license
www.33beat.com /Toda_(tribe).html   (607 words)

 Toda Tribe in India   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-01)
Toda tribe, also known as Dodha tribe, is the most ancient and unusual communities of the Nilgiri Hills of Tamil Nadu.
Todas have their own secretive customs and regulations.
The community is known for its Toda embroidery garments.
www.india9.com /i9show/47381.htm   (92 words)

 TODA (TRIBE)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-01)
The Toda people are a tribe living in the Nilgiri Mountains of Tamil Nadu in southern India.
They are nature worshipers and have a language and culture separate from that of other ethnic groups in India,.
There are some claims that they are the direct descendants of the remnants, of Alexander the Great's Macedonian army, which invaded India about 327 B.C. Mettoy-Corgi Index
www.faktoen.com /wiki/en/to/Toda%20%28tribe%29.htm   (235 words)

 BBC NEWS | World | South Asia | Toda threatened as women break out
While the tribe's men own property and work in agriculture, the women are renowned for their skills and embroidery.
But growing numbers are rejecting their tribal traditions and its highly patriarchal society.
"A lot of turning points in Toda society are because of this revolt of Toda women, who have felt their men have become an obstacle to their advancement."
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/world/south_asia/4760282.stm   (480 words)

 TODA (TRIBù)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-01)
La gente di Toda è una tribù che vive nelle montagne di Nilgiri di tamil Nadu in India del sud.
Giusto come Draupadi, una donna sarebbe sposata fuori a tutti i membri maschii della famiglia e tutte diventano i suoi mariti.
Ci sono alcuni reclami che sono i discendenti diretti dei resti, di Alexander l'esercito macedone grande, che ha invaso l'India circa 327 B.C. English version: Toda (tribe)
www.facteri.com /wiki/it/to/Toda%20%28trib%F9%29.htm   (225 words)

 Urantia Book Paper 91 The Evolution Of Prayer
Only, among the Todas, this represents a regression of their degenerating religion to this primitive level.
The present-day rituals of the dairymen priests of the Todas do not represent a religious ceremony since these impersonal prayers do not contribute anything to the conservation or enhancement of any social, moral, or spiritual values.
The early and primitive form of prayer was much like the semimagical recitations of the present-day Toda tribe, prayers that were not addressed to anyone
oregonstate.edu /instruction/ims101/p91.html   (4079 words)

 TODA (TRIBU)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-01)
Les personnes de Toda sont une tribu vivant dans les montagnes de Nilgiri du tamil Nadu en Inde méridionale.
"en jours de vieux, le Todas a eu une tradition.
Il y a quelques réclamations qu'ils sont les descendants directs des restes, d'Alexandre la grande armée macédonienne, qui a envahi l'Inde environ 327 B.C. English version: Toda (tribe)
www.faktis.com /wiki/fr/to/Toda%20%28tribu%29.htm   (254 words)

 Celebrity Baby Names Blog » Tom and Katie pick “Suri” — Toda tribe shocked
The Toda number less than 1,000 and are an isolated people who speak Toda, a Dravidian language (Dravidian being a group of languages spoken in southern India, Sri Lanka, and parts adjacent).
But no word about why the Todas are so hung up on the pointy nose issue.
There are many other appearances of the word Suri around the world, inlcuding being the name for a Pashtun tribe; a “rose” in Persian; an ethnic group in southwest Ethiopia; “sun” in Sanskrit; a district in West Bengal; a term for a type of alpaca wool, and even, supposedly, “pickpocket” in Japanese.
celebritybabynamesblog.com /2006/04/26/tom-and-katie-pick-suri-toda-tribe-shocked   (354 words)

Emeneau, Murray B. “The Songs of the Todas.” Proceedings of the American Oriental Society, 77
Metz, F. “A Vocabulary of the Dialect spoken by the Todas of the Nilagiri mountains.” Madras Journal of Letters and Science, 1-2
Stevenson, R. “A collection of words from the language of Todas, the chief tribe of the Nilgiri Hills.” Journal of the Bombay Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society, 1/4
www.southasiabibliography.de /Bibliography/Dravidian/Toda/toda.html   (224 words)

 TODA (триба)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-01)
Люди Toda будут трибой живя в горах Nilgiri Tamil Nadu в южной Индии.
Будут некоторые заявки что они будут потомками по прямой линии обмылков, Александра большая македонская армия, которая вторгнулась Индия о 327 B.C. English version: Toda (tribe)
It is licensed under the GNU free documentation license.
www.faktoru.com /wiki/ru/to/Toda%20%28%F2%F0%E8%E1%E0%29.htm   (211 words)

 Find in a Library: A phrenologist amongst the Todas, or, The study of a primitive tribe in south India : history, ...
Find in a Library: A phrenologist amongst the Todas, or, The study of a primitive tribe in south India : history, character, customs, religion, infanticide, polyandry, language
A phrenologist amongst the Todas, or, The study of a primitive tribe in south India : history, character, customs, religion, infanticide, polyandry, language
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