Tusken Raiders, more commonly known as Sand People for the majority of the franchise, are a diverse and interesting people. Of course, you wouldn't know that (or very much at all) about them if you've only watched the theatrical Star Wars films. Over in the expanded universe of video games, comic books, role-playing games, collectible card games, and much more, the Tusken Raiders have been expanded far beyond what the films have shown of these strange beings from Tatooine.
Of course, it took episodes of The Mandalorian and The Book of Boba Fett for the more casual fans to learn more about Tusken Raiders. That said, there are 40+ years of history related to these strange, violent, and enigmatic people, so there are plenty of things you didn't know about Tusken Raiders. This list aims to solve that problem by highlighting many of the interesting and informative facts about the Tusken Raiders that are out there. Take a look at it all down below, and if you see something you didn't already know that you find interesting, be sure to give it an upvote before you go!
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After Numerous Slaughters, The Tuskens Built A Massive Effigy Of Darth VaderPhoto: Marvel Comics
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They Are Related To Jawas
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In Legends, A Jedi Exiled Himself And Became A Tusken WarlordPhoto: Dark Horse Comics
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Killing A Krayt Dragon Is A Major Right Of Passage For The Tuskens
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Tuskens Are Forbidden To Remove Their Clothing Except In Special Circumstances
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Tribes Domesticated Banthas As Mounts, But Never As A Food Source