Halbaa
Indigenous Group Halbaa (Also known as: Halba, Halbi)
Location India, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Orissa Raipur, Durg, Bastar districts.
Estimated Population 500,000 (2000, SIL International)
Environment Forest / Plain / Tropical
Lifestyle Sedentary
Subsistence Agriculture / Gatherer
Level of Assimilation Fairly Traditional
Language Family Halbi
Classification: Indo-European, Indo-Iranian, Indo-Aryan, Eastern zone, Bengali-Assamese
Alternate Names: Bastari, Halba, Halvas, Halabi, Halvi, Mahari, Mehari
Dialects: Adkuri, Bastari, Bhunjia, Chandari, Gachikolo, Kawari, Mehari, Muri (Muria), Sundi. Bhunjia, Kawari
Website URLs Ethnologue: Halbi, A Language of India
Halbaa
Halbaa Lifestyle
Halbaa Tribe Maharashtra
Tribal Language Bastar
NGOs Population Foundation of India