India: Forest Rights Of Indigenous People In India
Yuvraj Dilip Patil, 2012
In India, the indigenous peoples are predominantly composed of the large and diverse tribal populations scattered across several States. In Indian languages, there is no exact equivalent for the “tribe”, but close synonymous are vanavasis (Forest dwellers) or adivasi (Original inhabitants).
Indigenous forest people use their land in many different ways – for ﬁshing, hunting, shifting agriculture,...
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