Audio | Author interview on the usefulness of indigenous knowledge: “Medicine Wheel for the Planet: A journey toward personal and ecological healing”

An Indigenous ecologist on why we need to stop and listen to save the planet Earth day is April 22. And Earth is not in great shape to celebrate the …

Education, development, and reform to counter debt bondage: The Universal Declaration of Human Rights revisited

A Report on Debt Bondage, Carpet-Making, and Child Slavery In Disposable People: New Slavery in the Global Economy, Dr. Kevin Bales estimates that there are at least 27 million slaves …

Reflecting the interrelated ideas of cultures, civilizations and heritage: “Indian Cultures As Heritage — Contemporary Pasts”

In her new collection of essays, historian Romila Thapar casts a clear eye on India’s contentious past and political present Indian Cultures As Heritage— Contemporary Pasts: By Romila Thapar, Aleph …

“Getting more money is the sole incentive”: Incentives for forest conservation

Direct income from forests as an incentive for conservation By Prof. V Santhakumar (Azim Premji University) February 23, 2024 Read the full post here | View all posts by vsanthakumar >> I was visiting Dayak …

Forest dwellers in early India – myths and ecology in historical perspective

Source: “Perceiving the Forest: Early India Studies” in History (February 2001 17: 1-16)URL: https://doi.org/10.1177/025764300101700101 | Backup (PDF, 1MB) >>Date Visited: 6 November 2021 The Aryans describe their enemies as dark …

eJournal | State sponsored tribal festivals: New visibility, modernization and commercialisation of indigenous culture – Odisha

Introduction: Some considerations on dance in tribal India (Excerpts pp. 126-127) The symbolic and ritual use of dance in the Indian Subcontinent is so diverse and widespread that we cannot …

Countering urban perspective on tribal issues: community and children’s participation in short film making

Source: “Forest guards in conservation focus” by Jayanta Basu (The Telegraph, 15 September 2019)URL: https://www.telegraphindia.com/west-bengal/forest-guards-in-conservation-focus/cid/1705225Date visited: 1 November 2020 PUNE: Documentary filmmaker Krishnendu Bose on Monday said that the concept …

Video, audio, photo content & stories | “Cover Your Country” by PARI: Rural people speak about their lives

Nayak, 75 years old, is from the Lambadi community, and his animals – like those of many cattle breeders here – are Thurupu cattle. The Lambadi (a Scheduled Tribe), the …