”No one wants the forest to disappear”: Dr. Felix Padel on peace, justice, the Forest Rights Act and music

How could peace be brought, with justice? Is there even a movement for peace? How does this war compare with other wars in India, and worldwide? Few have targeted civilian …

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 …

Call for recognition of right to self-determination by peoples capable of exercising their right to choose their own social, cultural and economic development path – UN Special Rapporteur on Indigenous peoples

In his report on Asia this year, UN Special Rapporteur on Indigenous peoples, James Anaya, stated, “All development policies that are premised on notions of indigenous peoples as primitive and backwards, …

“We can bring the change”: Celebrating the International Day of the World’s Indigenous People at Jauramunda village – Odisha

Date: 9th August 2013Text and photos courtesy 12-8-13 © Remish Ekka Secretary cum Executive Director ANGNA Address Remish EkkaSecretary cum Executive Director ANGNAAt/P.O. Kutra-770018Dt. SundargarhOrissa, Indiaekka [email protected] site- wwww.angnango.orgMb-9937875466

Tip | Search useful information before visiting India: Responsible tourism, eco tourism and volunteer work

New and “exotic” destinations are being promoted by the tourism industry all over the world. Responsible travellers and volunteers care about the welfare of local people. Some restrictions may prevent tourists from entering sensitive “tribal” areas of India. In …

Video | Portraits of Dayamani Barla known as the “Iron Lady of Jharkhand”

Ballad of Resistance is a video portrait of indigenous tribal journalist and activist Dayamani Barla, her perseverance and tireless fight against corporations and the state machinery. The film follows how …

Holistic, respectful and sustainable ways to the future

The wisdom of an octopus: The importance of hearing stories from the other side, of voices not heard Pankaj Sekhsaria | Read the full story >> [During his presentation at the …

A tribe whose presence was confirmed in the islands to 2,000 years ago: The Sentinelese – North Sentinel Island (Andamans)

The Jarawa have been occupying the Andaman rainforests for years Imagine you wake up and start going about your normal day. Your better half prepares breakfast for your children, and …