World's Indigenous Peoples

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Basque Nation

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Gaelic Peoples
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Russia

(40 Indigenous Groups)

1. Aleuts
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31. Taz
32. Telengits
33. Teleuts
34. Tofalar
35. Tubalar Peoples
36. Tuvinian-Todzhins
37. Udege
38. Ulchi
39. Veps
40. Yukagirs

Saami of Scandanavia
(Norway, Sweden, Finland, and Russia)

Indigenous Peoples of Africa

African Folk Tales

Authentic African Art

Ba-Benjelle Pygmies
(Central Africa)


Bantu Languages
Berbers (French)
Bororo (Niger)
Bushmen (Botswana)
Copts (Egypt)
Danakils (Ethiopia)
El molo (Kenya)
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Himba (Namibia)
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Maasai (Sopa! Habarino!)

africa
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Wodaabe

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Indigenous Peoples of Asia/Middle East

Asian Folk Tales

Ainu (Japan)

Maori

Arabic Literature

Azerbaijani (Azerbaijan)
Bajau (Philippines)
Bakhtiari (Iran)
Bedouin

Kafir/Nuristanis (Pakistan)
Kazakhs (Mongolia)
Kurds (Kurdistan)
Labakhis (Tibet/Bhutan)


Kalash Literature

"Brargini, doy tazim"


Mons (Burma/Thailand)

Highland Tribes
of Thailand



Karens

(Thailand)

Lua (Thailand)

Newar (Nepal)
Pashtun (Afghanistan)

Hmong (Burma)
Igorots/Ifugao (Philippines)

Origins of the Kazaks and the Ozbeks

Persian Literature

Qashqai (Iran)
Sabah/Dusum (Kadazan)
Turkmen (Turkmenistan)
Tuvans
Veddas (Sri Lanka)
Yoruk (Turkey)


Indigenous Peoples of Taiwan

Malayo-Polynesian

Indigenous Peoples of China

(56 Indigenous Groups
67 million people
7% of population)

Minorities Shown Left to Right Descending by Population

List of ethnic groups in China

Minority Population Minority Population Minority Population Minority Population
Han 1,136,703,824 Zhuang 15,555,800 Manchu 8,846,800 Hui 8,612,000
Miao 7,383,600 Uygur 7,207,000 Yi 6,578,500 Tujia 5,725,000
Mongolian 4,802,400 Tibetan 4,593,100 Bouyei 2,548,300 Dong 2,506,800
Yao 2,137,000 Korean 1,923,400 Bai 1,598,100 Hani 1,254,800
Li 1,112,500 Kazakh 1,110,800 Dai 1,025,400 She 634,700
Lisu 574,600 Gelao 438,200 Lahu 411,500 Dongxiang 373,700
Wa 352,000 Shui 347,100 Naxi 277,800 Qiang 198,600
Tu 192,600 Xibe 172,900 Mulam 160,600 Kirgiz 143,500
Daur 121,500 Jingpo 119,300 Salar 87,500 Bulang 82,400
Maonan 72,400 Tajik 33,200 Pumi 29,700 Achang 27,700
Nu 27,200 Ewenki 26,400 Jing 18,700 Jino 18,000
De'ang 15,500 Uzbek 14,800 Russian 13,500 Yugur 12,300
Bonan 11,700 Menba 7,500 Oroqin 7,000 Drung 5,800
Tatar 5,100 Hezhen 4,300 Gaoshan 2.900 Lhoba 2,300

Indigenous Peoples of Tibet

Indigenous Peoples of India

Folk Tales of India

(53 Indigenous Groups)

Banjara
Bondo
Gaduliya Lohars
Naga
Nilgiri
Toda

Other Asian Sites

Asian Studies
Central Asia
Southeast Asia

Samoa

Indigenous Peoples of Oceania

Aborigines (Australia)

Aga (Bali)
Asmat (New Guinea)
Batak (Sumatra)


Banaba

Dani (Indonesia)
Kanaka (New Caledonia)
Iban (Sarawak)
Kanak (New Caledonia)


Maori (New Zealand)

Marquesans (Polynesia)
Penan (Sarawak)

Solomon Islanders

Tasmanians
Timorese (East Timor)
Tokelauan (Cook Island)
Tolai (Papua New Guinea)

Other Oceania Sites

Cook Islands
Polynesia

Samoa

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