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Indigenous peoples

LC control 85090174
LC classificationGN380 Ethnology
JV305 Colonization
Topical headingIndigenous peoples
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Variant(s)Aboriginal peoples
Indigenous populations
Native peoples
Native races
See alsoEthnology
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Scope noteHere are entered works on the aboriginal inhabitants either of colonial areas or of modern states where the aboriginal peoples are not in control of the government. General works on the ethnological composition of specific places are entered under Ethnology with local subdivision. Works on a specific indigenous people or group of peoples are entered under the ethnic group, e.g. Navajo Indians.
Subject example tracingNote under Navajo Indians
Found inHennepin (native peoples, indigenous peoples)
LC database, Feb. 1, 1989 (indigenous peoples, indigenous people, indigenous populations, native peoples - used in Canada esp. for Indians and Innuit, native races)
ERIC (Indigenous populations, Natives)
LC database, April 2, 1998 (aboriginal peoples)
Work cat: Statistical profile of scheduled tribes in India 2013: (Tribal population of the country as per 2011 census is 10.43 crore; the name of SC or ST was recorded in generic terms like 'Harijan', 'Adivasi')
The Adivasis of India, 2003: (term adivasis literally meaning 'indigenous people' or 'original inhabitants')
Email from P. Tran, cataloger at LC, July 17, 2018: (Adivasis is just the Hindi term for Indigenous peoples. So for example, a Hindi author will use the term Adivasis to refer to Indigenous peoples in Australia, Brazil, Japan, etc.)
Not found inAnthro. gloss.; Acad. Amer. encyc.; Britannica Micro.; Dict. of human geog.; LIV; Random House; Web. 3; Winick. Dict. of anthro.
Invalid LCCNsh 85000887