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Noun1.Kolam - a member of a formerly tribal people now living in south central India
Dravidian - a member of one of the aboriginal races of India (pushed south by Caucasians and now mixed with them)
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Seremban, Kg Chenderam, Kg Kolam Air, Taman Rasa Sayang, Taman Ametis, Taman Jaya, Taman Suria, Taman Bunga Raya, Taman Regent, Taman Gemencheh Baru, Taman Bukit Gemencheh, Taman Batang Melaka and Batang Melaka town.
Summary: Rameswaram (Tamil Nadu) [India], Dec 19 (ANI): The month of Margazhi has started, and people are marking the auspicious occasion by drawing Kolam (rangoli) outside their homes to begin the month-long celebrations.
Among her topics are visual and visceral encounters with kolam in South India, art making as third space across India and Sweden, engagements in the ethnographic museum and contemporary art galleries, sharing practices with British Tamil artists, and new platforms and future possibilities.
The Pathum Danansooriya Cultural Ensemble who were flown in from Sri Lanka for the celebrations performed many items such as the pooja dance, raban dance, folk dance, kolam dance, a dance depicting an elephant, mask dance, kandyan dance, wadigapatuna, nagaskanya, pandampaliya, gajaga natuma, drum orchestra performance, magul bera and ending with the theme hastha padha nadha featuring the cultural troupe performing on stage to live music and the beating of drums.
A common feature, in addition to the offerings, is the kolam, the auspicious design which is traditionally traced in white lime powder before the house early in the morning on the day.
Kami lalu berjalan sepanjang galengan besar di areal persawahan beberapa puluh meter setelah melewati kebun dan kolam gurami di belakang rumahnya.
Typical examples of the particularly vulnerable tribal groups are the Greater Andamanese, Onge, and Sentinelese living in Andaman and Nicobar islands, Irulas and Todas of Tamil Nadu, the Kadar and Kurumbas of Kerala, and the Chenchus, Kolam, and Thoti of Andhra Pradesh.
Like their rangoli (decorations on the ground with coloured powder), we make kolam inside and outside our house," he explained.
The gender-egalitarian reform of Western societies after WWII began as a set of policies addressing labor market participation and education, and became the basis for the Nordic gender regime "characterized by the ideal that men and women both should be breadwinners and responsible for the upbringing of children" (Gunnel Gustafsson and Kerstin Kolam, 2008: 28).
Both sides of the river were accommodated with royal hall and a beautiful lake full with flower blooms named Kolam Jentera Hati.