HPA2015  Performance Award

Sirsendu Gayen (India)

Time: October 20, 2013-January 1, 2015

Place: Nilgiri, Tamil Nādu State, India

Nationality: Toda

The Toda’s, primitive tribal people of the Nilgiris, still maintain their traditional semi barrel shaped house and temple architecture made of wood, grass, bamboo planks, spiral of canes and granite stones in their settlements called Mund meaning village. These also have a few circular temples with conical roof, fenced off circular open ground for buffaloes and a rectangular shed for calves.




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