Dr. M.C. Behera, Ph.D. (Economics) from Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, is a reputed scholar on Tribal Studies. He has authored/edited/co-edited 25 volumes on socio-cultural and economic life of tribal people. He has to his credit more than fifty research papers published in various national and international journals/periodicals. He has presented about fifty papers in several seminars/conferences in the country and abroad. He is a member of many professional bodies. He was a Professor of Tribal Studies in Arunachal Institute of Tribal Studies, Rajiv Gandhi University, Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh. Presently, he is Professor in the Centre for Indigenous Culture Study, Central University of Jharkhand, Ranchi. Dr. Kamal K. Misra is Professor of Anthropology at the Central University of Hyderabad and is currently on deputation to the Government of India as Director of Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya, Bhopal. He is also holding the additional charge of Director, Anthropological Survey of India, Kolkata. He had his education at Utkal University, Bhubaneswar; Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi; and University of Kent at Canterbury (U.K.). He was the recipient of Utkal University Gold Medal, Commonwealth Academic Staff Fellowship and Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence Award. He was also Visiting Guest Researcher at the University of Bergen in Norway. He had earlier taught at Utkal University, Bhubaneswar and at Austin College, Sherman, Texas (USA). Dr. Misra?s research interests include Environmental Anthropology, Anthropological Linguistics, Theory in Anthropology, and Museum Anthro-pology. He has written/edited/co-edited 9 books and has published more than 50 research papers in journals of repute and anthologies. He is editor of Humankind and Journal of Anthropological Survey of India, and on the editorial advisory boards of several professional journals.