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Sacred groves foster a sense of togetherness and harmony: Protecting nature in and beyond India’s tribal communities – Kerala & Karnataka

CULTURAL TRADITIONS OF NATURE CONSERVATION IN INDIABy Dr S.M. Nair Living in harmony with Nature has been an integral part of Indian culture. This has been abundantly reflected in a variety of traditional practices, religious beliefs, rituals, folklore, arts and … Continue reading

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eBook | Rudiments of the Bhili language (1895): Free Download on Internet Archive.org

RUDIMENTS OF THE BHILI LANGUAGE BY THE EEV. CKAS. S. THOMPSON, Church Missionary Society, Rajputana. AHMEDABAD: UNITED PRINTING PRESS. 1895 Source: Rudiments of the Bhili language, Internet ArchiveAddress: https://archive.org/details/rudimentsofbhili00thomrichDate Visited: 25 March 2022

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Video | The Birhor tribe: A hunting and food gathering tribe of central India – Bihar

The video contains a documentation of Birhor Tribe of Bihar. The Birhor Community, hunting and food gathering tribe of Bihar, Central India. Living in leaf huts called kumbhas, the Birhor maintain their close links with nature and still rely on … Continue reading

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Tip | Tribal collections in India’s ethnographic museums

Museums have through the years been seen as institutions involved in the research, conservation and dissemination of information. India has eighteen Tribal Research and Training Institutes which run fourteen Ethnographic Museums with a combined collection of nearly 30,000 artefacts such … Continue reading

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Jointly creating storybooks in familiar languages for first-generation learners: Suchana, Pratham Books and StoryWeaver – West Bengal

Books take tribal kids back to school Boishakhi Dutt, The Telegraph (Calcutta), 21 June 2018 | Read the full story and view larger images here >> Calcutta: Churki Hansda remembers standing on the road instead of going to school on … Continue reading

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