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eBook | Online resource: “Tribes of India: The Struggle for Survival” by Christoph Fürer-Haimendorf

This book tells of observations among Indian tribal populations spanning the period from 1940 to 1980. Ever since 1936, when a study of the Konyak Nagas marked the beginning of my career as an anthropological field-worker, I have maintained contacts with Indian … Continue reading

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Tip | Brill’s Encyclopedia of the Religions of the Indigenous People of South Asia

This encyclopedia addresses the religions of a category of South Asians known as tribals, Ādivāsīs (“First Inhabitants”; or Janajātis, lit. “Class of People”; see also below), and, more recently, indigenous peoples. The three terms, “tribal,” “Ādivāsī,” and “indigenous peoples” are … Continue reading

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India’s tribal cultural heritage – Arunachal Pradesh

Arunachal Pradesh, recognized as one of the hotspots of biodiversity is home to a range of economically important plants. Some of these plant species have found use in the preparation of natural dyes. Natural dyes are colourants having several applications … Continue reading

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India’s first Chief Minister from a tribe with many members living in China: The Kaman Mishmi community – Arunachal Pradesh

Kalikho Pul, the eighth chief minister of Arunachal Pradesh, has a few firsts. He is the first Congress CM in India to be installed with support from arch rivals BJP, and the first from south-eastern Arunachal Pradesh belonging to one … Continue reading

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