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Tip | Two novels on West Ghat tribal cultural heritage: Changing perceptions of land and its ownership – Tamil Nadu & Kerala

Useful and enjoyable reading for anyone planning to visit the West Ghats (or having been there before): two novels that capture local history in English translation; each chronicling the lives of people attached to their land and customs while facing the pressures imposed by India’s … Continue reading

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International framework through ILO and U.N. Conventions recognises rights of indigenous and tribal communities to ownership, control and management of land and resources

Brinda Karat, The Hindu, May 15, 2012Tribal and indigenous communities across the world have been asserting their rights to the mineral wealth often found under the land they own or possess or have traditional rights to. They have been historically denied … Continue reading

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Adivasi community organization: Land is the vital resources to the Adivasi way of life and their livelihoods – Bangladesh

Read the full paper here >> Adivasi in Bangladesh are distinctive ethnic groups compare with Bengali society. However among the Adivasi is not a homogenous groups. They have a distinctive historically and in terms of culture. Bangladesh Adivasi Forum had … Continue reading

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Protecting and keeping forests connected: Elephant corridors that allow India’s national heritage animal to survive – Karnataka

India has for thousands of years revered and worshipped all natural resources, flora and fauna. And the elephant has a special place in Indian mythology | Read the full article by Dia Mirza in the Times of India >> We … Continue reading

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Learn more about tribal people living in more than 60 countries across the world – Survival International

150 million tribal people live in more than 60 countries across the world Although their land ownership rights are recognized in international law, they are not properly respected anywhere Source: Tribes & campaigns – Survival International Address : http://www.survivalinternational.org/tribes Date … Continue reading

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