“Indigenous people are at the forefront of the struggle to save the planet”: Defending the guardians of nature

On a very small scale compared to the widely promoted homogenising mega-schools, [alternative schools] respect diversity and are sensitive to the socio-cultural and political context of the children. […] The …

India’s tribal cultural heritage – Puducherry

“On her arrival in Tamil Nadu on August 5 [2023, President] Murmu visited the Theppakkadu elephant camp in the Nilgiris district and hailed the key role played by tribal communities …

eBook | The United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights & Human Rights Day (10 December)

“Where, after all, do universal human rights begin? In small places, close to home — so close and so small that they cannot be seen on any maps of the world. …

eLearning | “National development and the development of tribal communities are linked to each other”: Droupadi Murmu – 15th President of India

Source: The Hindu Daily News Analysis || 16th November 2022 || UPSC Current Affairs || Mains & Prelims ’23, Shankar IAS AcademyURL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h-eNF25VS1ADate Visited: 16 November 2022 Flagging off the …

eBook | The United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights & Human Rights Day (10 December): “India must ratify the International Convention against Torture”

“Where, after all, do universal human rights begin? In small places, close to home — so close and so small that they cannot be seen on any maps of the world. …

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, …

Tip | How many ‘Scheduled Tribes’ are there in India? And what distinguishes them from other communities? (‘tribal’ or otherwise) – Information provided by the National Commission for Scheduled Tribes

Source: FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS | National Commission for Scheduled TribesAddress: https://www.ncst.nic.in/ Date Visited: 15 September 2021 Ex­er­cise on since its launch in Fe­bru­ary [2022] to in­clude 1,400 com­mu­ni­ties un­der SC, …

“Droupadi Murmu creates history, elected first tribal president of India” – Odisha

Droupadi Murmu creates history, elected first tribal president of India Presidential election 2022, Droupadi Murmu, Yashwant Sinha: President Ram Nath Kovind will finish his term July 24 Murmu, 64, won …