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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'If the government really wants development of the Adivasi people, they must protect their languages and ensure education in their mother tongue," says eminent linguist Prof Abul Kalam Manzur Morshed.
Those who are booked under the sedition law point out that "the adivasi communities in India have a rich social and cultural tradition of self-governance." They strongly argue that the Panchayats (Extension to Scheduled Areas) Act, 1996, is in the right direction as it is in consonance with the adivasi tradition.
Ecology, Culture and Human Development: Lessons for Adivasi Education
The report traces the origin of the violence to a land dispute between an Adivasi Salmon Sama and a Naga Ekonthung Lotha in April 2014.
Last year under the banner of INTACK and Adivasi Arts Trust, a Workshop on Illustrations on the folklores of Nagaland was conducted for the students of SHSS at its school conference hall here at Kohima from February 22 to 29, 2012.
Indigenous people in Bangladesh, Adivasi rights in India, and tsunami recovery in Sri Lanka are among the case studies, which are also on the accompanying disk.
Dalits include both lower caste as well as casteless "untouchables" and adivasi, or "tribal" Indians who are outside the Hindu system.
Kubi, 47, is the country's first Adivasi (indigenous) bishop.
A local adivasi (tribal) leader, Shailendra Mahato, had persuaded the company to fund the building's construction, as part of its social welfare policy.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Aug 13 (ANI): Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Tuesday arrived at Umbha village of Sonbhadra district to express solidarity with the kin of Adivasi farmers, who were allegedly killed over a property dispute by the village headman and his associates in Ghorawal on July 17.
Sub-Divisional Officer (Police), Santosh Dehariya told IANS on Sunday that some miscreants attacked Bhura Adivasi (40) and his family -- wife Sapna, 35, and sons Dou, 8 and Suraj, 5, in Hirapur village.