The Siddis of Gujarat: Africans lost in Translation
The research focused on understadning the origin and beliefs of Siddis. Through a cultural analysis (dance, music, rituals, and ceremonies) was conducted in order to understand the tribe. Themes of untouchability and discrimination were also discovered with reference to the tribe along with their precarious future in terms of survival.
Faculty MentorProf. Swati Nalawade
Group MembersAishwarya Sastry, Dhrouv Pujari, Ishan Banerjee, Kritika Patel, Madhav Warawdekar, Malvika Jhaveri, Niqat Patel, Nivedita Dhammi, Rishi Jain, Sakina Lokhandwala, Swayam Doshi