By Norman Lewis
In the Nineteen Nineties, the fifty-four million participants of India’s tribal colonies accounted for seven percentage of the country’s overall population—yet little or no approximately them was once recorded. Norman Lewis depicts India’s jungles as being endangered by means of “progress,” and his feel of urgency in recording what he can in regards to the country’s targeted tribes ends up in a compelling and interesting narrative. From the poetic Muria humans whose vitamin contains monkeys, purple ants, and crocodiles, to the tranquil mountain tribes who will be concerning the Australian Aborigines, to the bare Mundas those that may perhaps shoot, with bow and arrow, an individual who laughs of their path, Lewis chronicles the original features of the various tribes that locate their lifestyle more and more threatened by way of the encroachment of modernity.
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A Goddess in the Stones: Travels in India by Norman Lewis