The Oraons are not the natives of the soil or autochthones, as it called of Bangladesh. They originally hailed from the hilly regions of Orissa,Chhoto Nagpur & Rajmahal of India. It is not known for certain when they migrated to Bangladesh. Some anti-Muslim historians state that they were expelled by the Muslim rulers of Mughal period from India and they took refuge in Bengal.A good number of Oraons have settled in RANGPUR, DINAJPUR, BOGRA & RAJSHAHI districts.

The Oraons reveal their cultural life is a clear & vivid outline. Many tribal pockets have been existing in Bangladesh from time immemorial. Their culture steams have even infiltrated into the Hindu society. some features of tribal culture have in filtrated into Hinduism.

The Oraons speak Dravidian Oraon Language. They live on cultivation ,hunting.