Report on the Life of Adivasis

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An adivasi can be defined as a member of any of the aboriginal tribal peoples living in India before the arrival of the Aryans in the second millennium BC.but, in precise terms the true definition is that an Adivasi is an umbrella term for a diverse set of ethnic and tribal groups claimed to be the local population of India.

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Report on the life of AdivasisExplanation of the word ADIVASI.An adivasi can be defined as a member of any of the aboriginal tribal peoples living in India before the arrival of the Aryans in the second millennium BC.but, in precise terms the true definition is that an Adivasiis anumbrella termfor a diverse set of ethnic and tribal groups claimed to be the localpopulation ofIndia.They comprise a substantial nativeminority of the population ofIndia. The Constitution of the Republic of India applies in its English version the term scheduled tribes and in the Hindi version anusuchit janjati.Origin and coining of the word ADIVASI. Although terms such asatavika,vanavsi("forest dwellers"), orgirijan("hill people") [6]are also used for the tribes of India,adivsicarries the specific meaning of being the original inhabitants of a given region and was specifically coined for that purpose in the 1930s. During the first decades of the 20thcentury educated and politically active tribals from eastern central India started to use THIS Hindi/Sanskrit term .This word means ADI-earliest/original VASI-inhabitants. HOW THEY LIVED AND THEIR NATURAL ENVIRONMENT.The adivasis happy to live in lives that were uncomplicated by money. Till recently, they were living in harmony with their surroundings.The forest gave them food, clothing, material for housing and medicine.Adivasi used to situate their villages near their food a

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