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Colhuacan (altepetl)

Culhuacan was one of the Nahuatl-speaking pre-Columbian city-states of the Valley of Mexico. According to tradition, Culhuacan was founded by the Toltecs under Mixcoatl and was the first Toltec city. The Nahuatl speakers agreed that Culhuacan was ...

Ecatepec de Morelos

Ecatepec), once officially Ecatepec de Morelos, is a city and municipality in the State of Mexico. Both are usually known simply as "Ecatepec". The city is practically co-extensive with the municipality, with the citys 2005 population of 1.687.54 ...

Texcoco (altepetl)

Texcoco co pronounced) was a major Acolhua altepetl in the central Mexican plateau region of Mesoamerica during the Late Postclassic period of pre-Columbian Mesoamerican chronology. It was situated on the eastern bank of Lake Texcoco in the Valle ...

Tlacopan

Tlacopan, also called Tacuba, was a Pre-Columbian Mesoamerican city-state situated on the western shore of Lake Texcoco on the site of todays neighborhood of Tacuba in Mexico City. Nearby was the city of Tiliuhcan.

Macana

The term macana, of Taino origin, refers to various wooden weapons used by the various native cultures of Central and South America. The earliest meaning attributed to macana is a sword-like weapon made out of wood, but still sharp enough to be d ...

Macuahuitl

A macuahuitl is a weapon, a wooden club with several embedded obsidian blades. The name is derived from the Nahuatl language and means "hand-wood". Its sides are embedded with prismatic blades traditionally made from obsidian. Obsidian is capable ...

Al Balushi

Al Balushi is a tribal surname common in the Arab states of the Persian Gulf, particularly Oman, the United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Qatar and Bahrain. It is a nisba and is Arabized from the term Balochi, denoting someone who has Baloch ancestry, a ...

Baghra

Baghra is a town situated in the Charthawal Legislative Council of Muzaffarnagar District in Uttar Pradesh, India. It is located 11.83 kilometres from the District headquarters at Muzaffarnagar, and is 440 kilometres from the state capital Luckno ...

Baloch Council of North America

Baloch Council of North America is a non-partisan, non-profit advocacy organization in the United States that seeks to "unite all Baloch people and secure Baloch rights, including the right of self-determination, within the Pakistani Federation." ...

Bilochpura

Bilochpura, also known as Balochpura is a hamlet in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It is home to approximately 8.000 people of the Balochi ethnic group.

Jasoi

Jasoi is a village situated in the Baghara Mandal of Muzaffarnagar District in Uttar Pradesh, India. It is 8.140 kilometres from the Mandal headquarters at Baghra, and 19.10 kilometres from the district headquarters at Muzaffarnagar. The current ...

Makrani caste

The Makrani of Gujarat are descendants of Baluchs who were brought to Saurashtra as mercenaries. They are still distributed in the former princely states of Kathiawar. These Baluch soldiers came from the Makran region of Baluchistan. They now spe ...

Baluch (Rajasthan)

The Makrani Baloch of Rajasthan are descendants of Baloch soldiers who were brought as mercenaries. They are still distributed in the former princely states of Marwar, Godwad, and Jodhpur.

Bugti

Bugti is a Baloch tribe found in eastern Balochistan, Pakistan. As of 2008, it was estimated to comprise over 180.000 people, mostly living in the Dera Bugti region of Pakistan. They are in turn divided into the Rahija Bugti, Masori Bugti, Mondra ...

Darzada

The Darzada tribe, also known as Darzadag, this is a tribe of balochs which belongs to the lashari balochs and darzada blochs. They are the sub clan of lashari balochs. Balochistani people call them Durrazai, which means the son of Mir Durra Khan ...

Dehani

Dehani tribe is a sub clan of the Rind Baloch.The people of the Dehani tribe are native to Iran in Dehan and are present in pakistan in the province balochistan. The leader of the Dehani tribe is Sardar Atta Ullah Dehani son of Sardar Rasool baks ...

Jalbani

The Jalbani tribe is very oldest tribe, Jalbani tribes related peoples residence all over Pakistan the book "history of Jalbani" published in 1997 the writer of book Mr Khair Muhammad "Azad"Jalbani and founder of All Pakistan Jalbani tanzeem Jalb ...

Jats of Kutch

The Jats of Kutch are a cattle breeding nomadic Muslim community, found in the Kutch region of Gujarat in India. They are one of a number of communities of Maldhari pastoral nomads found in the Banni region of Kutch.

Leghari tribe

The Leghari tribe is a Baloch tribe. The Leghari tribe mainly resides in Pakistan, followed by Iran. Descendants of the Laghari family mainly speak the languages of Balochi, and/or Saraiki, based on locality. Legharis living in Sindh mostly speak ...

List of Baloch tribes

This is a list of Baloch tribes and clans. The Baloch are an Iranian people of the Western Iranian group and Northwestern subgroup that mainly lives in three countries: Pakistan, Iran and Afghanistan. More specifically they live in Southwestern P ...

Malghani Balouch

Malgani tribe is one of a major sub-tribe of Nutkani Baloch tribe and descendant of Mir Malgh Khan Nutkani, who was the son of Mir Notak Khan Rind. As a result, Malganis are some times called as "Fakhar e Notak".Sardar Allah Yar Malghani was the ...

Mazari tribe

Mazari is one of the biggest tribe of Baloch mostly they live in Pakistan. Mazari is derived from the Balochi word mazar, which means "Tiger" in the Balochi language. Rojhan-Mazari, a town in the Rajanpur District of the Punjab near the inter-pro ...

Mollazehi

Mollazehi is a Baloch tribe found in Hiduj and Northern Sarbaz. They are known as in the Sarbaz County. They are Descendants of Mir Pordel Khan, who they claim to have migrated in the early 19th Century from Mand in the Kech District of todays Ba ...

Mullazai tribe

Mullazai is a Baloch tribe found in Panjgur District of Balochistan, Pakistan. They are known as Mullas and are descendants of Mir Mulla Shehsawar, who they claim to have migrated from Iran Sarbaz in 1513AD. The Mullazai tribe numbers in Panjgur ...

Raisani

Raisani is one of many tribe that resides in Balochistan. They speak the Brahui and Pashto language. The Raisani tribal chief is called the Chief of Sarawan from the princely state of Balochistan. The present Chief of Sarawan is Nawab Muhammad As ...

Sarmastani

Sarmastani is a Baloch tribe settled in Balochistan, Pakistan. The tribe came to Balochistan from the Caspian region of Sarmastan, Iran, and under this name they were one of the allies of Ameer Bijjar Mirwani, in Brahao Jadgal War, and later they ...

Wahocha

Wahocha is a Jatt tribe descended of Arabic Muslims which came into India with Muhammad Bin Qasim in 712 A.D. Their history is not clear but they are actually a Jatt tribe according to revenue records. Sheikh Mahmood Wahocha was the father of thi ...

Yarahmadzai tribe

The Yarahmadzai is a Baloch tribe from the Iranian Balochistan. The main population of the tribe is settled in an area called Sarhad in the city of Khash. The population of the Yarahmadzais are about 30.000 and they are divided into three big fac ...

Adi Dravida

Adi Dravida is term used by the state of Tamil Nadu in India to denote Paraiyars since 1914. Paraiyars are about 59% of the total Scheduled Caste population in Tamil Nadu. As they compromise most of that group the Tamil Nadu Government decided to ...

Agraharam

An Agraharam or Agrahara was a grant of land and royal income from it, typically by a king or a noble family in India, for religious purposes, particularly to Brahmins to maintain temples in that land or a pilgrimage site and to sustain their fam ...

Demographics of Madras Presidency

The first census of the Madras Presidency was taken in the year 1822. It returned a population of 13.476.923. The second census conducted in 1836-37 returned a population of 13.967.395, an increase of only 490.472 in 15 years. The first quinquenn ...

Desikar

Desikar or Desigar or Pandaram is a Tamil-speaking Veerasaiva community from the Indian states of Tamil Nadu and Kerala. They are particularly priests land owners.

Elur Chetty

Elur Chetty is a speaking Hindu community in South India. They are said to have migrated from Kaveripoompattanam in Thanjavur District and settled in Kanyakumari District. They come under the common name of Chetty which includes other communities ...

List of Nayakars

Nayakar or Naicker is the title mostly used in south India by Telugu,Tamil and Kannada people.This title was given to army leader/commander during early eighth century. Notable people with surname Naicker or Nayakar include: Pemmasani Nayaks Dama ...

Manipur Tamil community

The northeastern Indian state of Manipur has a small population of Tamils, largely concentrated near the border of Myanmar. The town of Moreh in particular has an estimated 17.000 Tamils. Tamils in Manipur have relatives and business contacts in ...

Nattar

Nattars were an administrative body in the Tamil kingdoms of Chola, Pandya and Pallava, who had the right to sell and purchase land, and make them tax-free whenever such a request was made. Nattar generally meant an official of an area called nad ...

Pallar

The Pallar, who prefer to be called Mallar, is a Tamil sub-caste of Devendrakula Velalar found in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. They are found chiefly in the Pandya country and these people were involved in agriculture and were soldiers. The Pa ...

Periyar E. V. Ramasamy and womens rights

Periyar E. V. Ramasamy, also known as Ramaswami, EVR, Thanthai Periyar, or Periyar, was a Dravidian social reformer and politician from India, who founded the Self-Respect Movement and Dravidar Kazhagam. He advocated for the rights of women and w ...

Raja of Chettinad

The Raja of Chettinad was an honorary title bestowed on the head of the S. Rm. M. family of Kanadukathan in the Chettinad region by the government of the Madras Presidency during the British Raj era in India. The title was first bestowed upon Sir ...

Tamil Muslim

Tamil Muslims?, or Tamil: முஸ்லிம் தமிழர்கள், muslim tamizharkal?) are Tamils who practise Islam. The community is at least 4.2 million people in India, primarily in the state of Tamil Nadu. In Tamilnadu Muslims consider themselves as "Tamils". T ...

Valluvar (caste)

Valluvar is a caste belonging to the Hindu community in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. They are the hereditary priests preaching and practicing Astrology, Astromomy and Medicine in Tamil Nadu.

Violence against women in Tamil Nadu

Violence against women in Tamil Nadu includes molestation, abduction, dowry-related violence, and domestic violence. The police recorded 1.130 cases during the first seven months in 2013, compared to 860 for the corresponding period in 2012. In U ...

List of Telugu castes

Forward castes do not qualify for government reservations. Those present in Andhra Pradesh are: Velama Balija Reddy Kapu Kshatriya Telaga Brahmin Komati Kamma Some communities within these groups are instead classified under other categories, as ...

Bonda people

The Bonda are a Munda ethnic group approximately 12.000 who live in the isolated hill regions of the Malkangiri district of southwestern Odisha, India, near the junction of the three states of Odisha, Chhattisgarh, and Andhra Pradesh.

Kamma (caste)

Kamma is a caste from South India. The community of Kammas is that of agricultural families originating from the Kammanadu region of the Guntur and Prakasam districts in Andhra Pradesh. Propelled by their military activity in the Vijayanagara Emp ...

Konda Reddis

The Konda Reddis or Hill Reddis are a designated Scheduled Tribe in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh and neighboring states of Odisha, Tamil Nadu. They are entirely unrelated to the Hindu caste also known by the name Reddi. They live predominan ...

Koya (tribe)

Koya was a scheduled tribal community habituated southern part of India. Koyas are commonly referred to as Koi, Koyalu, Koyollu, KoyaDoralu, Dorala Sattam, etc. Koya tribes can be further divided into Koya, Doli Koya, Gutta Koya or Gotti Koya, Ka ...

Kuruba

Kuruba gowda is a Hindu caste native to the Indian state of Karnataka, where it is the second largest caste group. Like Dhangar, the community, Traditional occupation warrior shepherds, farming.

Madiga

Madiga is artisan caste.Also known as Maadiga, Maatangi, Makkalu, and Mahadiga. They are found in the Indian states of Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Maharastra, Odisha, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Chhattisgarh and Karnataka. Madiga caste people were histori ...

Andhra Muslims

Andhra Muslims or Telugu Muslims is a name given to the Muslims hailing from Andhra Pradesh, India. Andhra Muslims have a different culture and traditions and speak a distinct dialect of Urdu, hereafter hypothetically referred to as Dakhini for e ...