Category Archives: Tribal culture worldwide

Initiatives by indigenous peoples worldwide, in tune with a long-standing goal reaffirmed by United Nations on its annual Human Rights Day (10 December): “We can take action in our own daily lives, to uphold the rights that protect us all and thereby promote the kinship of all human beings.” – www.un.org/en/events/humanrightsday

Resources for the classroom: Learning from and about India’s tribal communities, their culture and knowledge systems

Formats and online tools Audio resources – external Books on tribal culture and related resources eBook download sites Take a guided tour of this website PDF printfriendly Photos and slideshows Safe Search website: Free online tools for use by teachers and pupils … Continue reading

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Tip | Book on the ancient religion of the Santals: Ancestral creation narratives – Assam, Odisha, West Bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand, Tripura & Arunachal Pradesh

The religion of the Santals, which we see today, represents one of the most ancient religions.  […] The Santals are one of the largest homogenous indigenous peoples group in India, numbering more than six million scattered over in the states … Continue reading

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Children learn best in their mother tongue as a prelude to multilingual education: Building self-confidence and sustaining motivation in the classroom – Unesco

Many children speak a home language that differs from the language of instruction in education programs. Research confirms that children learn best in their mother tongue as a prelude to and complement of bilingual and multilingual education. Whether children successfully … Continue reading

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“We want the behavior of our children to be shaped by those values which are most esteemed in our culture”: First Nations Control of First Nations Education – Canada

To read, download or print the entire PDF-document (10 MB), click here >> STATEMENT OF VALUES “We want education to provide the setting in which our children can develop the fundamental attitudes and values which have an honored place in Indian tradition … Continue reading

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“We have a moral imperative to ensure every child has a right to an appropriate education of high quality”: Unesco Education report 2020

In line with its mandate, the 2020 GEM Report assesses progress towards Sustainable Development Goal 4 (SDG 4) on education and its ten targets, as well as other related education targets in the SDG agenda. The Report also addresses inclusion in … Continue reading

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