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Photos | Some portraits of Adivasi people – Wikipedia

To read the full Wikipedia article and view the photos in full size, click here Search tips | Names of tribal communities, regions and states of India Young  Baiga women Saharia [Sahariya] tribe Bhil tribe Bhil tribe Gondi tribe [Gond] Gondi tribe [Gond] Gondi … Continue reading

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More than a question of terminology: ‘Adivasi’, ‘Indigenous Peoples of India’, ‘Vanvasi’, ‘Vanyajati’, and the administration of constitutional privileges for ‘Scheduled Tribes’ (ST)

Adivasis are not a homogeneous group; there are over 200 distinct peoples speaking more than 100 languages, and varying greatly in ethnicity and culture. – Source: World Directory of Minorities and Indigenous Peoples – India | Read more >> ‘Adivasi’ – A … Continue reading

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The term ‘Adivasi’: neither an equivalent to ‘Tribe’ nor used in the Indian Constitution – Mainstream Weekly

By J.J. Roy Burman, Mainstream, Vol XLVII, No 32, July 25, 2009 In India the term ‘Adivasi’ has gained immense popularity in the last few decades to identify the tribes. This term is more commonly brought to use by the NGO … Continue reading

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Constructive action is our only future – Prof. Ganesh Devy on the “adivasiness of the tribals” in Gujarat

By Prof. Ganesh Devy […] For about a decade now the Sangh Parivar has been active in the tribal areas in every state. Through one of its sister organizations, the Vanavasi Seva Sangh (VSS), it has been spreading the message of … Continue reading

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Tribal groups

What’s in a name? India’s tribal population is as diverse as the country itself. The English word “tribe” appears to be appropriate here. Some of the local Indian terms, on the other hand, may have connotations that are hard to gauge for … Continue reading

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