Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Kader, a low-caste tribe, Anamally Hills, Coimbatore, South India, one of the purest representatives of the aboriginal Negrito element, nearly black, with wavy hair and frizzly beard, hence quite distinct in type from the Dravidians, although they now speak a Malayalim (Dravidian) dialect. (Emil Schlagintweit, Indien in Wort und Bild.)