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The Adivasis of India -A History of Discrimination, Conflict, and Resistance

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The 67.7 million people belonging to "Scheduled Tribes" in India are generally considered to be 'Adivasis', literally meaning 'indigenous people' or 'original inhabitants', though the term 'Scheduled Tribes' (STs) is not coterminous with the term 'Adivasis'. Scheduled Tribes is an administrative term used for purposes of 'administering' certain sp

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Truth about Adivasis caught in the crossfire

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Truth about Adivasis caught in the crossfire Special Report “Physical beating is a very common thing.” Social activist and researcher Bela Bhatia’s face was pinched with pain as she spoke about the violence that is a reality in the lives of people in Bastar, Chhattisgarh. She spoke about how people can readily show you their bruises a

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The Forgotten - WHILE Mainstream America Goes Through the Frenzy

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WHILE mainstream America goes through the frenzy of the November elections speculating and forecasting among co-workers, debating and fighting among friends and family, glued to social media, waiting for the first presidential general election debate thousands of Native Americans from all over the country have travelled to and gathered in North Dakota to put up a strong fight for their rights t

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The Adivasis of India

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The Adivasis of India A History of Discrimination, Conflict, and Resistance By C.R. Bijoy, Core Committee of the All India Coordinating Forum of Adivasis/Indigenous Peoples   The 67.7 million people belonging to "Scheduled Tribes" in India are generally considered to be 'Adivasis', literal

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