Tip | Which are India’s endangered languages? (interactive map)

India’s endangered languages “Kolami, Koya, Gondi, Kuvi, Kui, Yerukala, Savara, Parji, Kupia. Do these names ring a bell? No, right? They are all native tribal tongues that have immensely contributed …

International Mother Language Day (21 February): “Multilingual education is a pillar of intergenerational learning” – Unesco

2024 celebrations The theme of International Mother Language Day celebration 2024 is “Multilingual education is a pillar of intergenerational learning”. Today, 250 million children and young people still do not …

India’s tribal cultural heritage – Bihar

“Development is invariably a form of change, but not all forms of change can be termed development”: A context for India’s tribal heritage, past and present

Source: Tribal travails by Madhu Sarin (Frontline Magazine, 21 September 2012)Address: http://www.frontline.in/static/html/fl2918/stories/20120921291808100.htmDate Visited: 9 March 2021 Despite their vast differences, anthropologists, including Elwin and Ghurye, as well as Srinivas and …

Learn from “insiders” to fight misconceptions: Ideas and practices worth sharing

There’s much to learn from the positive contributions made by tribal communities on a daily basis. To start with, let’s learn from insiders and others who have dedicated their lives …

Tip | Santal Music: A Study in Pattern and Process of Cultural Persistence – A detailed study by Onkar Prasad

The present in-depth study by Dr. Onkar Prasad of Santal Music in the context of socio-cultural life of Santals is the outcome of extensive field work. […] It highlights Santals’ …

“The problem is access and availability of nutritious food”: World Food Day (6 October) – United Nations

Source: Leave NO ONE behind, The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United NationsURL: https://www.fao.org/world-food-day/about/enDate Visited: 12 July 2022 Inequalities in Health Indices of Adivasis Abstract Despite South Asia’s promising …

India’s tribal cultural heritage – Sikkim

“The People of Sikkim consist of three ethnic groups, that is, Lepcha, Bhutia and Nepali. Communities of different hues intermingle freely in Sikkim.” – sikkim.gov.in >>

Tip | Learn more about bees and honey: “What if bees did not exist?”

The role of bees in any economy is well understood, and the disappearance of indigenous bee populations is alarming to scientists all over the world: Bees are some of nature’s …