Tribal Livelihood

Images Code:Bhil Tribe - MadhyaPradesh - IMG_6968

Bhil Tribe - MadhyaPradesh - Bhil tribal man using gofan . Sling or gofan is a 5-6 feet long hunting weapon. It is made of a thread. It is very common in rural India. It is used by farmer to keep away birds from devastating their farm-produce. It is also used for hunting of birds and small animals of which meat can be consumed. These tribal are ritually sacrifice animals to propitiate the Goddess earth. It is used as to place the stone at the centre and rotate it overhead 3-4 times before throws it at the target. In this the handler has to throw his body with the force which is a appalling act.