The Tusken Raiders, also known as Sand People, are a monsterous tribe of humanoid people living in the desert planet of Tatooine. Tusken Raiders are very dangerous creatures, traveling in groups they are swift and deadly to the people who also live on the planet. The Tusken Raiders are always covered from head to toe in clothing, even their women and children are always kept covered unless, but they remove their clothing when going through rituals.
Attack of the ClonesEdit
In Star Wars: Attack of the Clones, a young Anakin Skywalker goes in search of his mother. When searching, he meets Waldo, who tells him he sold her to a man called Cliegg Lars. He arrives only to be told by Cliegg that she was taken by tuskens. Cliegg tried to stop them but failed and lost a leg in the process. Angrily, Anakin follows their trail before reaching the camp and finding his mother who dies in his arms from exhaustion, fulled with engeance. Anakin killed the entire tribe, including men, women, and children.
A New HopeEdit
After Astromech Droid R2-D2 runs away, Luke and C3-PO go out to search for him in Luke's landspeeder. He finds R2-D2, but is attacked by a tusken. The tuskens then start to steal from the landspeeder, only to drop everything in fear as they flee for their lives believing that they were being chased by a monster when in fact it was just old hermit Obi-wan "ben" Konobi.