Category Archives: Customs

“We have a song for every situation. We feel money takes away from the enjoyment of life. But to earn a livelihood, people have to learn other languages.” – Santal teacher Pada Murmu interviewed by Nandini Nair (OPEN Magazine, 13 January 2017)
https://openthemagazine.com/features/dispatch/santali-talking-time/
https://indiantribalheritage.org/?p=21581

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Tip | Find books on tribal culture and history published in India

Posted in Adivasi / Adibasi, Bastar, Childhood, Crafts and visual arts, Cultural heritage, Customs, Democracy, Dress and ornaments, Ecology and environment, Economy and development, Education and literacy, Endangered language, Government of India, History, Languages and linguistic heritage, Literature - fiction, Literature and bibliographies, Musicology, Names and communities, Organizations, Regions of India – Tribal heritage & indigenous knowledge, Resources, Rights of Indigenous Peoples, Storytelling, Tips, Topics and issues, Tribal identity, Women, Worship and rituals | Comments Off on Tip | Find books on tribal culture and history published in India

Native Knowledge 360°: To promote improvement of teaching and learning – USA, Canada, Mexico, Central America & South America

Source: email from Kevin Gover (Pawnee), DirectorNational Museum of the American Indian31 January 2018

Posted in Adverse inclusion, Anthropology, Colonial policies, Community facilities, Cultural heritage, Customs, Democracy, eBook eJournal ePaper, Education and literacy, Globalization, History, Languages and linguistic heritage, Misconceptions, Modernity, Museum collections - general, Networking, Organizations, Quotes, Resources, Rights of Indigenous Peoples, Storytelling, Tips, Tribal culture worldwide, Tribal identity, Video resources - external, Worship and rituals | Comments Off on Native Knowledge 360°: To promote improvement of teaching and learning – USA, Canada, Mexico, Central America & South America

Video | The festival that gives freedom to women to make choices about their marriage: A tradition for over 250 years – Odisha

Source: Unique Tribal Wedding CustomsAddress : http://www.videovolunteers.org/unique-tribal-wedding-customs/Date Visited: 15 December 2022

Posted in Commentary, Community facilities, Customs, Eastern region – Eastern Zonal Council, Education and literacy, History, Media portrayal, Modernity, Organizations, Quotes, Revival of traditions, Seasons and festivals, Social conventions, Storytelling, Video resources - external, Women | Comments Off on Video | The festival that gives freedom to women to make choices about their marriage: A tradition for over 250 years – Odisha

Tips | Biodiversity, ethnobotany, health and nutrition

Public health and food security depend on citizens’ willingness to “use and share resources in a sustainable and equitable manner”. The nation’s “primary conservers” – often tribal farmers – are now seen as guardians of biological diversity (Genome Saviour Award); and … Continue reading

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Giving Irula healing practices a place in modern medicine: A new source of livelihood for “one among the six oldest Adivasi tribes” – Puducherry & Tamil Nadu

The term Irula means being capable of finding one’s path in dark forests, according to an Irula myth | Read the full report in the Times of India here >> Born in nature’s lap, Irulas share a symbiotic relationship with Mother Earth. They … Continue reading

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