Endangered languages identified by Peoples’ Linguistic Survey of India (PLSI) – Karnataka

Siddi and Hakki Pikki ‘critically endangered’ Of the 50 languages that are spoken in Karnataka, eight are potentially endangered and two critical endangered, according to a survey conducted by the …

A commemoration fostering unity among tribal communities: Hero stones now and then – Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Kerala

Source: “Kharsawan’s tribal tribute set in stone” by KUMUD JENAMANI, The Telegraph, 30 December 2010Address : http://www.telegraphindia.com/1101230/jsp/jharkhand/story_13368701.jspDate Visited: Tue Jan 27 2015 17:22:33 GMT+0100 (CET) Folk Ballads and Folklore, p. …

Scheduled Tribes – Kerala

What we are telling to the outer world is that no conservation would be possible without cooperation of the local community, especially the aborigines [Adivasis]. Integrating their traditional wisdom with …

“Dedicated to preserving and interpreting the rich and unique culture of the indigenous people”: The Ethnological Museum of the Kerala Institute for Research, Training and Development Studies of Scheduled Castes and Tribes (KIRTADS) – Kerala

The Ethnological Museum is one of the most informative and interesting storehouse for people who want to know about the Tribes of Kerala. The Museum is a part of the …

Ritual and decorative wall paintings of the Alu Kurumba community: An art traced back to prehistory – Tamil Nadu

Traditional Craftsmanship The Alu Kurumbas of Tribal Nilgiris , apart from decorating the walls of their dwelling huts with their indigenous peintings, are observed to draw caricature sketches of human …

A master of traditional Kurumba painting techniques: Krishnan of Velaricombai village (Nilgiris) – Tamil Nadu

Source: Making do without blue in the Blue MountainsAddress: https://ruralindiaonline.org/articles/making-do-without-blue-in-the-blue-mountains/Date Visited: 3 December 2021 Learn more about natural dyes >> Rural India — a living journal, a breathing archive The …

The Lambani: A pan-Indian tribal community of many names and “known for its colourful dress” – Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Gujarat, Orissa & West Bengal

LAMBANIS: ORIGIN AND SOCIO CULTURAL PROFILEBy Dr. K. Ramalingareddy ORIGIN OF LAMBANIS India is a land of castes and tribes. According to an estimate there arc about 427 tribal groups …

India’s tribal cultural heritage – Puducherry

“On her arrival in Tamil Nadu on August 5 [2023, President] Murmu visited the Theppakkadu elephant camp in the Nilgiris district and hailed the key role played by tribal communities …

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 …

Appropriate education for Adivasi children: The Vidyodaya School model at Gudalur – Tamil Nadu

How the education work began – an introduction Kadichankolli, 1991 – The first ‘school’ begins in this village. The teacher, Raji, is from the village. The medium of instruction is …