Q. 2 A

Answer the following questions:

What is a Tribe?

Answer :

a. The word tribe has originated from the Latin word called Tribus. Greek and Roman's writers used this term for the first time to refer to the tribals of the Latium district. According to the Kannada dictionary, Kittle has defined this term as a family or a Clan.

b. A group of Clans with kinship is called a tribe.


c. According to the Royal Anthropological Institution of London, a tribe is a group which lives in a particular geographic area and has its own social, political and cultural administration.


d. They are are also called as Adivasis, Girijanas, Vanyajathi, and Moolanivasis.


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