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Nepal: Introduction
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Nepal’s Indigenous Groups: A Problematic Classification

The indigenous peoples of Nepal are currently categorized as Ādivāsī-Janajātī, two words that became a commonplace in everyday language at the end of the 20th century, and which are usually translated in English as indigenous n…

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Toffin, Gérard, “Nepal: Introduction”, in: Brill’s Encyclopedia of the Religions of the Indigenous People of South Asia Online, (Editor-in-Chief) Marine Carrin. Consulted online on 26 June 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2665-9093_BERO_COM_032296>
First published online: 2019



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