Podcast | “Can indigenous knowledge help us fight climate change?”: The Climate Question

Can indigenous knowledge help us fight climate change? Global climate policy has however been slow to recognise that indigenous knowledge – built up over centuries – is worth listening to. …

Video | Living with the cycles of nature and understanding that it is bountiful: National award winning documentary “I Cannot Give You My Forest” – Odisha

I cannot give you my forest is a documentary directed and produced by filmmakers- Nandan Saxena and Kavita Bahl. It has received the National Film Award for Best Environment Film …

Audio | Author interview on the usefulness of indigenous knowledge: “Medicine Wheel for the Planet: A journey toward personal and ecological healing”

An Indigenous ecologist on why we need to stop and listen to save the planet Earth day is April 22. And Earth is not in great shape to celebrate the …

The “participatory guarantee system” (PGS Organic Council): A renewed effort to sustain the lives and cultures of indigenous communities – Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve

Rich Forests: Making a living under the canopy […] PGS has been received enthusiastically in India and elsewhere. The PGS Organic Council was registered in Goa, India, in April 2011. Since then, …

Shivaratri celebrations by the Kota community in the Nilgiri mountains – Tamil Nadu

View a video and two slideshows taken during Shivaratri, the main annual festival celebtrated by the Kota community More videos, slideshows and background information provided by Venkatesh Lakshmanan >> For an in-depth study of …

eBook | Tribal customs, homes and ornaments in South India: Videos and photographs

The Halakki people are scattered across several Taluks of Uttara Kannada district namely Karwar, Ankola, Kumta, Gokarna and Honnavar. Despite exposure to people from the world over some characteristics of …

“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)