Indigenous People of Dambana

Indigenous People of Dambana

The Veddha Community, one of the world whose main livelihood is hunting live in Mahiyangana – Dambana and Bibila- Rathugala regions safeguarding their ethnic identity. By touring in those regions, one can create an opportunity to acquire a thorough knowledge of their traditional dancing ability, their dialect and characteristics of their ethnic identity peculiar to them. Proceeding along Mahiyangana – Ampara highway for 17km and turning to the left at Dambana junction and proceeding for further 02km, one can get to Dambana, the village of (local aborigines) the Veddha Community.


Indigenous people's National Heritage Center, Dambana Road

Distance from Badulla


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