Adivasi

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Adivasi

(ˈɑːdɪˌvɑːsɪ)
n
(Peoples) a member of any of the aboriginal peoples of India
[Sanskrit, from adi beginning + vasi dweller]
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The way indian society behaves towards dalits, to the people residing in north-eastern regions of the country, religious minorities, the poor adivasis (tribes) and Kashmir muslims is terrible.
He made a passing reference to "communalism" along with "casteism" and mentioned Dalits, Adivasis and women in the context of bank loans for the underprivileged.
And the people who were killed have faces and names: the urban poor, Dalits, adivasis, migrant workers, and other subaltern communities.
Roy, Sanjay (2015), "Marginalization, Alienation and Ethnic Identity Formation: The Case of the Adivasis in Dooars and Terai Regions of North Bengal", in Roy and R Mukhopadhyaya (eds), Ethnicity in the East and North-East India, New Delhi: Gyan Books
It comprises those referred to as India's avarnas, or outcastes--those today called Dalits, literally meaning broken, crushed people, as well as the Adivasis, India's original inhabitants, its indigenous communities.
I want to tell you that I have fought for the poor and the adivasis and I had told Jayanthi Natarajan that we should look into concerns pertaining to the environment, poor and the adivasis.
Whether it is the struggle of Adivasis of Niyamgiri against Vedanta, villagers of Plachimada against Coca-Cola, villagers of Jagatsinghpur against POSCO, factory workers against Maruti Suzuki, farmers against Monsanto, and many others.
Description : The district of Koraput in India is troubled by many issues such as acute poverty, food insecurity, illiteracy, displacement of Adivasis, distress migration and exploitation.
Most of the Adivasis, whose ancestors migrated to Assam more than 100 years ago, work on tea plantations.
The rebels have been targeting other communities they consider outsiders -- Adivasis, whose ancestors migrated to Assam more than 100 years ago to work on tea plantations -- as well as Muslims, accusing them and the federal government of exploiting the region's wealth while neglecting the locals.
and Ors [1987] AIR 374, where certain forests were notified as reserved forests, Adivasis were supposed to be relocated.
The Warlis or Varlis are an indigenous tribe or Adivasis, living in the mountainous as well as coastal areas along the Maharashtra-Gujarat border.