Narikuravas are people from a nomadic tribe indigenous to Tamil Nadu.Their main occupation was hunting. With forests and game no longer accessible, they have lost one source of livelihood. In the cities and towns, they eke out a livelihood by making and selling beaded articles. In Pallavaram, there is a permanent colony of Narikuravas.
Recently, there was a heart-warming tale of the achievement of Swetha, the first woman from the Narikurava community to get an engineering degree. Click here for the full story from The Hindu.