This book is about the different tribes of Himalayan regions. In this book, the author has described about many Himalayan tribes and their lifestyle and culture in detail, their daily activities and their habitat also. He has also explained about the occupation and the source of income of these people. Besides all these, he has even mentioned about the rituals and social customs of the people belonging to these tribes. This is a very informative and interesting book to read.
The two main groups of tribes covered in this book are the aboriginal tribes of Andhra Pradesh such as Chenchus, Hill reddis and Gonds, and the tribes of Arunachal Pradesh.
Christoph Von Furer-Haimendorf