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Video | Creation Myths of six tribal groups: Sahitya Akademi’s Annual Festival of Letters (February 2017) – New Delhi

The Sahitya Akademi (India’s National Academy of Letters) had its Annual Festival of Letters in February 2017, during which the Creation Myth of six tribal groups were narrated and presented in the original languages (Kurukh/ Oraon, Munda, Santali, Kharia, Ho … Continue reading

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Adivasi societies – a heterogeneous set of ethnic and tribal groups in South Asia

Adivasi (a Hindi word that literally means the original inhabitants) is a term for a heterogeneous set of ethnic and tribal groups believed to be the aboriginal population of India. Adivasi societies are present in India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan and … Continue reading

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eJournal | Folklore and Folkloristics: Special issue on Capacity Building of Students in Higher Education with special reference to Tribal students in Tripura

Poor Economic Condition Socio-CulturalFactor Non- Contextual Curriculum Inadequate Infrastructural Facilities Medium of Instruction Absences of Teachers 2. Scenario of West Bengal [..] The major tribal communities of Medinipur district are Santal, Bhumij [Bhumij], Munda, Lodha, Kora and Mahali. Among them the … Continue reading

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Spreading benefits evenly across Rajasthan’s tribes: On differences within a state having an above-average tribal population – Rajasthan

Rights for forgotten tribes Predictably, public discourse on the Gujjar-state-Mina  (as the census spells them) standoff in Rajasthan has centred on two, or, at best, three issues […] It is easy to forget, in the midst of all this noise, that … Continue reading

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eBook | Demographic Status of Scheduled Tribe Population of India (Census figures 2011): Government of India

Table 1.1 State wise Scheduled Tribe population and decadal change by residence : 2011 (TOTAL) – see PDF for details Table 1.2 All India Population and Total ST Population – Male&Female (Census 2011) – see PDF for details Table 1.3 All India Population and Total … Continue reading

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