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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)

A Contentious Term to denote Tribes as Indigenous Peoples of India | Full article >> 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 … Continue reading

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Folklore and songs of the Toto community: The Anthropological Survey of India supports efforts to keep a rare Tibeto-Burman language alive – West Bengal

Shiv Sahay Singh, The Hindu, 1 August 2014 | Read the full article here >> When scientists of the Anthropological Survey of India (AnSI) set out to conduct a study on language of the primitive Toto tribe, whose population has … Continue reading

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