Landless Kol tribe forest dwellers: Permission required to plant or use trees such as neem, amla and mahua – Uttar Pradesh

Though the Kols are anthropologically tribal, they are recognized as a Scheduled Caste in Uttar Pradesh. Not only has this deprived them of their traditional source of living-the forest, it …

Publications Division: From art, history, culture, biographies, land and people, flora and fauna, children’s literature, science and technology and Gandhian Literature to work of reference like India

[…] Publications Division is a repository of books and journals highlighting subjects of national importance and India’s rich cultural heritage. Established in 1941, Publications Division has emerged as a premier …

A craft workshop for Santal women in Purulia: Determined to overcome poverty – West Bengal

Source: courtesy Ratnaboli Bose, Daricha Foundation (by email, 5 October 2018)

Updates on the Convention on Biodiversity: Conservation to be “connected to livelihood” – Hyderabad biodiversity pledge

Goa villages to document biodiversity PANAJI: Goa has become the second State after Kerala to constitute Biodiversity Management Committees in most of its village panchayats, according to Pradip V. Sarmokadam, …

An education programme for children from 62 tribal groups: Enabling “Bhasa Sikshak” language teachers to combine children’s mother tongue with Odia and English – Odisha

Source: Bhasa Sikshaks who teach tribal children in Odisha innovatively by Natasha Badhwar, The Hindu (Magazine), 23 April 2016Address: https://www.thehindu.com/features/magazine/natasha-badhwar-on-bhasa-sikshaks-who-teach-tribal-children-in-odisha-innovatively/article8508587.eceDate Visited: 9 August 2020 To be taught in a language other …

Biodiversity & tribal culture: “Organic Bazaar” – Karntataka

Source: “Biodiversity expo has something for everyone”, The Hindu, 9 December 2012 Address : https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/bangalore/biodiversity-expo-has-something-for-everyone/article4179106.eceDate Visited: 21 March 2024

“A remedy against child labour”: Award winning textbook for tribal children

Source: “His book shows the way for tribal children”, The Hindu 14 August 2011Address : <http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/article2355608.ece>Date Visited: Tue Aug 23 2011 13:22:31 GMT+0200 (CEST)

Video | Creating stronger ties between the students, the school, and members of the Halakki: A people who grow ‘milky white rice’ – Karnataka

Here is a presentation on a school project that employed artists, local arts and cultural practices, and community knowledge systems to enhance arts education for its students. The Malenadu Educational …