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MPYE 012 Tribal Philosophy Solved Assignment 2020-21


MPYE 012 Tribal Philosophy

Solved Assignment 2020-21

Note: i) Give answer of all five questions. ii) All five questions carry equal marks. iii) The answer of questions no. 1 and 2 should be in about 500 words.

1. What are the constituent factors of tribal identity? Discuss some of the factors that threaten Tribal identity?


Explain the concept of soul of Munda Tribe. Compare this concept of soul with the Gita’s concept of soul.

2. Write an essay on the life-cycle of Santhal Tribe? Can we see this life cycle as harmony between society and individual? Give some arguments to support your answer.


What is a folk-lore? Write an essay on the Tribal Art, highlighting the world-view of Tribal as expressed in the Tribal Art.

3. Answer any two questions in about 250 words each.

a) “Do I like my neighbor?” Discuss the social implications of this statement of a tribal man in Kalahari of South Africa in the response of a question asked by a reporter (According to the story that comes in Sacred Tribal Values).  

b) Write an essay on the contribution of Adivasi to Indian Civilization.

c) Compare tribal’s idea of God with the idea of God of some other religions.  

d) Write an essay on the Tribal Aesthetics.

4. Answer any four questions in about 150 words each.  

a) Discuss Tribal music with its social implications.

b) How is tribal consciousness related to sacred?

c) How “closeness to natural resources” affect tribal life today?

d) What was the socio-economic significance of Birsa Movement?

e) What is the tribal philosophy of giving name to stars?

f) What is Totemism? Explain.

5. Write a short note on any five in about 100 words each.

a) Tana Bhagat Movement

b) Karam Dance

c) Storytelling

d) Panrki Bi

e) Jani Shikar

f) Tribal

g) Jagirdar System

h) Sacrifice as a symbolic gift