Wednesday, February 9, 2011

The People of Kerala ,'Malayalees' ,Negritos,Australoids,Dravidians ,Aryans, and other tribes ,Negritos

The People of Kerala

The people of Kerala, known as 'Malayalees' (People speaking Malayalam), is polygenetic and belong to different ethnic groups and religions. Negritos,Australoids,Dravidians ,Aryans, and other tribes and races are some of the groups came gradually in to Kerala.


The earliest known inhabitants of Kerala were the Negritos (People of the Negroid race). Members of this race lived by hunting and by gathering plants and fruits. These people have dark skin and tightly curled brown hair . Descendants of this race still inhabit the mountain regions of the state. They have a good knowledge of herbal medicine .

No comments:

Post a Comment