PEOPLE

Tribes
Irular   Paniyar   Muthuvan
Mudukar   Adiyar   Malayarayan
Kumbar   Kurumar   Mannan
Aranadan   Kurichiar   Paliyan
Urali   Ulladan   Malavedan
Malampandaram   Oorali   Ooralikurumar
Mullakurumbar   Eravalan   Karimbalar
Kalanadi   Kadar   Kattunaikkan
Kanikkar   Kudiyan   Kunduvadiyan
Cholanaikkan   Thodar   Nayadi
Mannan            
               
Work related Communities
Asari(carpentry, masonry )   Thattan (Gold smithy)   Kollan(black smithy )
Kanakkan(coconut tree climber)   Velan ( Laundry)   Moosary (foundry)
Arayan (fisherman)   Kubharan( potter)   Pandaran(pappad maker)
Pampatty(snake player)   Pulluvan (singers)   Ambalavasi(Temple works)
Chetti (Traders)   Chemman (shoe repair)   Parayan(bamboo works)
Kaniyan (Astrology)   Vilakkithalanair (Barber)      
 
Social Customs
Shshtipoorthy   Navathy   Kathukuthukalyanam
Thiradukalyanam   Pulakuli   Garbha dheeksha
Anthamcharthal   Mylanchiyidal   Arangattu
Oottu   Aacharam   Kambalamnatti( harvest related)
Kalamkanippu(harvest related) )   Illamnira   Pindamvakkal
Eeyamvaral   Ethamidal     Kidakkakalyanam
Koothuvivaham   Kaliyanattom   Adiyanthiram
Punamkuli   Kulamthudi   Vayarukanal
Adukkalakanal   Peridal   Mannathimattu
Sarwaswadanam   Dhakshina   Gandharvakalyanam
Jathakomkoda   Naamakaranam   Pirannal
Vaikari   Pula     Pulashudham
Udakakriya   Pinda   Sapandi
Sradham            
 
Religious Customs
Upanayanam   Samavarthanam   Choroonu
Vidyarambham   Thalikettu   Segam
Sanchayanam   Thalikettukalyanam   Achukuli
Uzhichil   Ekadashi   Orikkal
Kuthirakettu   Theyyattu   Kuttiyoottu
Kuronthiripattu   Veli     Smarthvicharam
Malayankettu   Murajapam   Vratham
Pudamuri/Pudavakoda   Kanyadanam   Sapthapadi

Caste & Community
  Hinduism – Namboothiri, Nair, Ezhava, Backward Communities
  Islam – Muslim
  Christianity – Catholic and Non-Catholic