Category Archives: Western region

For “Western Zonal Council” (comprising Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu, Goa, Gujarat, and Maharashtra), see “Regions of India”
https://indiantribalheritage.org/?cat=593

“The Adivasi Academy is founded by Bhasha at Tejgadh in Chhotaudepur district of Gujarat as an institute to combine the functions of the national academies, museums and literary bodies in the country, with respect to Adivasi culture, arts and literature. Over the years, the Adivasi communities with whom Bhasha has been actively involved, have voiced themselves through various spaces and mediums as arts, theatre, publishing, journalism and cultural activism.” – Bhasha Research Archival Website
https://www.bhashaarchival.org/
https://indiantribalheritage.org/?p=23324

“My daughter is seven years now. I have seen these trees and my daughter grow up together. Initially, not all villagers agreed to follow the idea of planting 111 saplings. Now, it’s no less than any ritual in our village.” – Shantu Bhil from Piplantri, a village in Rajasthan turned into an oasis by members of the local tribal community, quoted by Abhishek Gaur in “Eco-feminism drive wins accolades” (Deccan Herald, 5 April 2015).
https://www.deccanherald.com/content/469775/eco-feminism-drive-wins-accolades.html
https://indiantribalheritage.org/?p=20921

Trust India’s “village republics” to bring in some good news from time to time – Kerala, Rajasthan & Tamil Nadu

A village that plants 111 trees for every girl born in Rajasthan Mahim Pratap Singh, The Hindu, Jaipur, April 11, 2013 In an atmosphere where every morning, our newspapers greet us with stories of girls being tormented, raped, killed or … Continue reading

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Resources for the classroom: Learning from and about India’s tribal communities, their culture and knowledge systems

Formats and online tools Audio resources – external Books on tribal culture and related resources eBook download sites Take a guided tour of this website PDF printfriendly Photos and slideshows Safe Search website: Free online tools for use by teachers and pupils … Continue reading

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Sugdi and Darjido (Dehwali) – A story from Gujarat

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Learn more about tribal cultural heritage in regions rich in archaeologic discoveries: Rock art, Mohenjo Daro & Narmada and Indus Valley civilizations

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Important lessons for dealing with water deficit due to climate change: Indus Valley Civilization Dholavira & Kalibangan – Western region

Anindya Sarkar, professor of geology and isotope geochemistry at IIT, Kharagpur, was lead researcher of a recent paper published in the Journal of Quaternary Science, on how Dholavira, an Indus Valley Civilisation (IVC) site, holds important lessons for dealing with … Continue reading

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