Tribal People
Tribal people constitute 8.6% of the nation's total population, over 104 million people according to the 2011 census.
Adivasi
The term Adivasi in fact is a modern Sanskrit word specifically coined for to give a differentiated indigenous identity to tribals by alleging that Indo European and Dravidian speaking are not indigenous in the 1930s by political activists
Medieval India
The historiography of relationships between the Adivasis and the rest of Indian society is patchy. There are references to alliances between Ahom Kings of Brahmaputra valley and the hill Nagas
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Chieft Justice Sabharwal

According to Chief Justice Sabharwal India as one of the “oldest and most extensive” in the world. He ended by suggesting other countries could learn from the Indian experience.  According to CJ Sabharwal claimed that UN agenda about Indigenous people didn’t apply on India.

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Let us go forward in this battle fortified by conviction that those who labour in the service of a great and good cause will never fail.

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Indigenous People of India

In India, 461 ethnic groups are recognized as Scheduled Tribes and these are considered to be India’s indigenous peoples.  Indigenous people’s population is 84.3 million, they comprise 8.2% of the total population.

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Indigenous Aliens In India!

In India, 461 ethnic groups are recognized as Scheduled Tribes and these are considered to be India’s indigenous peoples.  Indigenous people’s population is 84.3 million, they comprise 8.2% of the total population.

Featuring Adivasi/Indigenous Studies

The possibilities and impossibilities of carving out a separate Adivasi/indigenous studies field within Indian academia are foregrounded. Counterposing the existing modernist and integrationist studies which

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