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1. Nature Talk
2. News Items
3. Juanga Food
4. Knowing the Tribes
5. The Spirit of the Tribal Women
6. The Story of Ramaraja of Athara Deula
7. Perspectives on Religious Syncretism in India

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Knowing the Tribes
Devi, Elsoma

 

    Although the English term "tribe" (derived from Latin "tribus") designates a homogenous kind of social and political organization existing in the society, in the Indian context it refers to the indigenous 'Janas'. They are commonly designated as 'Adivasi' (original settlers), 'Girijan' (hill-dwellers), 'Vanyajati' (forest community), 'Adimjati' (primitive communities), 'Janjati' (folk communities), etc. In Orissa the term Adivasi is commonly used for the tribes. All tribes are not mentioned in the Schedule. In common parlance the tribes enlisted as schedule are mentioned as ST......... more

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Vol-1 Issue-8
1. Nature Talk
2. News Items
3. Juanga Food
4. Knowing the Tribes
5. The Spirit of the Tribal Women
6. The Story of Ramaraja of Athara Deula
7. Perspectives on Religious Syncretism in India

 

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