Indian Aboriginal Tribes –

Indian aboriginal tribes primarily reside in remote areas of Madhya Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Orissa and West Bengal.

Indian aboriginal tribes are native tribes, who were much less in number during the primitive times, however, with the passing decades, the Indian aboriginal tribes have considerably grown in number. […]

The extent of the tribal population varies considerably from state to state. In the north eastern states of Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Mizoram, and Nagaland, almost 90 percent of the population is tribal. The Gondi tribe is one of the aboriginal tribes of the central India. The Gondi, or Gond Tribe live across the states of Madhya Pradesh, eastern Maharashtra (Vidarbha), Chhattisgarh, northern Andhra Pradesh, and western Orissa. More than four million people, they make up the largest tribe in Central India.

The Kol caste is a generic name for the Munda Tribe, Ho, and Oraon tribes who are the aboriginal groups of India. These tribes live in the states of Jharkhand, Orissa, and West Bengal, and spread over into parts of Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Assam, Tripura, Bangladesh, and Nepal. […]

The Kota tribe, also called Kotas is a community of indigenous peoples who inhabit areas on the slopes of the Nilgiri hills in Tamil Nadu in South India. The Kotas are the experts at the occupation of traditional artisans and arts of pottery and terracotta baking in the Nilgiris and their associated community, the Todas, are the agriculturists of the Nilgiris.

The Santhal Tribes are the largest tribal community in India, found mainly in the states of West Bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand, Assam, and Orissa. These native groups also comprise a significant Santal minority in neighbouring Bangladesh.

The aboriginal tribes of India are the oldest tribal groups of the country.

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