“The relationship between labourer and lender is timeless”: Rescuing forced labour and children – Anti-Slavery International

Many of India’s informal workers are getting pushed into bonded labour during coronavirus crisis | Read the full report in Scroll.in >> Loan sharks are exploiting workers’ inability to repay …

Video | “Our values, farming, song and dances”: Tribal and indigenous peoples’ education must be rooted in the people’s own land, language and culture – Survival International

Factory Schools: crimes against children from Survival International on Vimeo. Two million tribal and indigenous children are in Factory Schools today. Lives are destroyed and families are torn apart as the children are intentionally …

Audio | “Each language is an incredible creation of the human mind” – Success stories from the Endangered Languages Documentation Programme

A language is a window onto a culture, history and way of life. So what do we lose when a community stops speaking the language of its ancestors? John Gallagher …

eLearning | “Conserving Tradition and Practices of Adivasi Communities in India”: National Institute of Disaster Management (NIDM) and the Tribal Academy of Bhasha Research – Gujarat

Source: Online Webinar Programme on “Conserving Tradition and Practices of Adivasi Communities in India” jointly organized by the National Institute of Disaster Management (NIDM) and the Tribal Academy of Bhasha …

Video | Hanmi: A Treasure Trove of Oral Heritage – Karnataka

Hanmi is the one of the few artists who has mastered the oral epic songs and other verbal art. She belongs to Gamokkalu tribe from Uttara Kannada district Karnataka. Sadly …

Video | The Birhor tribe: A hunting and food gathering tribe of central India – Bihar

The video contains a documentation of Birhor Tribe of Bihar. The Birhor Community, hunting and food gathering tribe of Bihar, Central India. Living in leaf huts called kumbhas, the Birhor …

A coalition of individuals and organizations dedicated to the promotion of peace and social justice in South Asia: The International South Asia Forum (INSAF)

“We, the members of South Asian Diaspora located in North America and Europe, desire peace, harmony and good neighborliness among the countries of South Asia, and social justice and economic …

The Adivasi way of life: Utopian or worth emulating by ‘mainstream’ society? – An ongoing debate

Anyone who has had some meaningful interaction with India’s indigenous or adivasi people, cannot fail to be touched by the encounter. There is a directness in them, an absence of …

The unique narrative of shawls worn among 16 major tribes: Reflecting one’s social standing and the younger generation’s changing tastes – Nagaland

ANTHONY KURIAKOSE narrates how each Naga shawl is a thing of beauty, mystery, history and eternal appeal. And how each shawl wraps in its folds, a unique narrative. In the …