land of tribes and about 70% of the total population of Bastar comprises
tribals, which is 26.76% of the total tribal population of Chhattisgarh. The
major tribes of the Narayanpur region are the Gond, Abhuj Maria, Bhatra Bhatra
are divided into Sub Cast San Bhatra ,Pit Bhatra, Amnit Bhatra Amnit Hold
Highest Status, Halbaa, Dhurvaa, Muria and Bison Horn Maria. The Gonds of
Bastar are one of the most famous tribes in India, known for their unique
Ghotul system of marriages. Gonds are also the largest tribal group of
central India in terms of population.
of Bastar region are known for their unique and distinctive tribal culture
and heritage in all over the world. Each tribal group in Bastar has their
own distinct culture and enjoys their own unique traditional living styles.
Each tribe has developed its own dialects and differs from each other in
their costume, eating habits, customs, traditions and even worships
different form of god and goddess.
number of Bastar tribals are still living in deep forests and avoid mixing
with outsiders in order to protect their own unique culture. The tribes of
Bastar are also known for their colorful festivals and arts and crafts. The
Bastar Dussehra is the most famous festival of the region. The tribals of
Bastar were also amongst the earliest to work with metal and have expertise
in making beautiful figurines of tribal gods, votive animals, oil lamps,
carts and animals.