India’s tribal cultural heritage – Tamil Nadu

The tribal population in India is 84.51 million, which constitutes 8.14% of tribal population. There are about 449 tribes and sub tribes in different parts of India. Half of India’s …

Exclusive right for commercial production of Singpho community’s traditional rice varieties – Assam

Sushanta Talukdar, Guwahati, June 19, 2011 Cooked Miaotong rice remains fresh for at least three days Two traditional rice varieties produced by the Singphos — Miaotong and Khawlung, used in making …

India’s tribal, folk and devotional music: Secular and ceremonial songs – An overview

Most tribes do, however, have more or less secular songs, such as greeting songs, lullabies, love and courtship songs, ballads, and humorous songs. On the occasion of certain festivals and …

Korwa dialect on the verge of extinction – Jharkhand

Source: “Vanishing dialect of a primitive tribe” by SANTOSH K. KIRO, The Telegraph, Calcutta, 28 March 2012Address : http://www.telegraphindia.com/1120328/jsp/jharkhand/story_15297074.jsp#.T8JDjb9DkfmDate Visited: Sun May 27 2012 17:09:10 GMT+0200 (CEST)

India’s tribal cultural heritage – Nagaland

Book on the distinctive ear ornaments of the northeastern “Seven Sister States”: Proudly worn by women and men – Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Manipur, Mizoram, Nagaland and Tripura

Read the full article by Dr. Waltraud Ganguly titled “Earrings in India”:https://asianart.com/articles/ganguly/17a.html Earrings have a special status in Indian jewellery; they are highly decorative and beautify the face. Moreover, they …

Tips | Celebrating tribal identity: Culture-specific stories – Diversity in children’s books from India

Beyond stereotypes | Read the full story >> […] It took some time for [Nagaland-based artist Canato Jimo] to realise that diversity didn’t necessarily mean something that is steeped in …

eBook | Khasi, Garo and Jaintia communities are “models for sustainability in the future”: Report and recommendations on ways to counter deforestation – Meghalaya

Deforestation in Garo Hills and its impact Abstract by Manoj Kumar The state was declared a full-fledged state of the Indian Union on January 21, 1972. The state of Meghalaya …