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Forest Department recruitment drive among forest-dwelling tribes: Protecting inhospitable forest terrain – Kerala

Ignatius Pereira, The Hindu, KOLLAM, May 24, 2013 State to conduct special recruitment drive Chinnappa Raja, chief of the Muduvan tribe in the Malakkapara forest areas of Thrissur district, is elated at the decision of the Forest Department to recruit 700 tribal … Continue reading

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Wikipedia – list of tribal communities in Kerala

Tribals in Kerala (Adivasis of Kerala) are the indigenous population found in the southern Indian state of Kerala. Most of the tribal people of Kerala live in the forests and mountains of Western Ghats, bordering Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. […] Tribals in Kerala are living on … Continue reading

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Kerala’s Scheduled Tribes

In Kerala there are still 37 Scheduled Tribes out of 48 tribal communities; their number is only 1.26% of the state’s population.  What this figure indicates is that the rate of the assimilation of the aboriginals of Kerala has been … Continue reading

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