Vol. 1, Issue 3 (2016)
A study of the Major tribes of Chamba District of Himachal Pradesh
Author(s): Sandeep Kumar
Abstract: The Tribes of Himachal Pradesh are scattered in different parts of the state and the tribal communities residing in different parts of Chamba District of Himachal Pradesh are sociable and by their own culture and tradition, they have marked their position in the Indian subcontinent also. Dancing, musical melodies, festivals, fairs etc. bore evidence to it. They are by nature nomadic people and their customs and social structure make them identifiable from each other. As far as the occupations are concerned, the tribes of Chamba have taken up the occupations including rearing of cattle and also raising of wool. Dresses that these tribes of Chamba wear also are quite exquisite to look at. Thus, in this paper, the researcher highlights the tribal people and the culture of Chamba District of Himachal Pradesh.