Tribal communities have a right to collect, use and sell bamboo: “The adivasi is not the enemy of the forests”

“Today, bamboo is liberated,” proclaimed Union Minister of State for Environment and Forests Jairam Ramesh at a function here on Wednesday, where he handed over to Mendha’s community leader Devaji …

Eco-spirituality in the face of climate change: Learning from the Kaani (Kani) community of Kanyakumari District – Tamil Nadu & Kerala

ECO-SPIRITUALITY AND CLIMATE CHANGE WITH REFERENCE TO THE KAANI TRIBE OF KANYAKUMARI FORESTS Davidson Sargunam (Nagercoil) & S Suja (Associate Professor, Women’s Christian College, College Road, Chennai) ABSTRACT The Kaani …

The rich diversity of a tribal heritage in a resurgent India: Coping with economical development, modernity and globalisation – Kerala

Jiby Kattakayam, The Hindu, Kozhikode, December 18, 2009 Unknown to many in the district and the Adivasi communities, the Ethnology Museum at the Kerala Institute for Research, Training and Development …

Video | Adivasi: People on the Edge (Wayanad District) – Kerala

Interviews with members of tribal communities in one of the most developed regions of India: Wayanad District in Kerala. Returning to the forest with abundant resources that shaped the ancestral …

“Economic and social development are interrelated”: Make Kerala’s globally acclaimed system truly inclusive for its Scheduled Tribes

Source: “Kerala: Path we’ve taken favours privileged” by Madhavan K S, Times of India 3 June 2020URL: https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/kochi/kerala-path-weve-taken-favours-privileged/articleshow/76174319.cmsDate visited: 1 November 2021 Total Scheduled Tribal population in Kerala composes 1.5 …

Tribal education in the a heavily forested areas of Bastar: “The traditional ‘school’ was in the ghotul” – Chhattisgarh

Mrs Uma Ram, Professor & Head Department of English Government Kakatiya PG College, Jagdalpur, Bastar, Chhattisgarh Bastar, a part of Dandakaranya inancient time, is both a district as also a division in …

Tagore’s Santiniketan, “an Abode of Learning Unlike Any in the World” – West Bengal

If ever the idea of an institution could be captured and carried forward by a single individual, the life and work of Amartya Sen have truly embodied the ethos of …

Rabindranath Tagore – pioneer in rural education

A most important truth, which we are apt to forget, is that a teacher can never truly teach unless he is still learning himself. A lamp can never light another …