“The problem is access and availability of nutritious food”: World Food Day (6 October) – United Nations

Source: Leave NO ONE behind, The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United NationsURL: https://www.fao.org/world-food-day/about/enDate Visited: 12 July 2022 Inequalities in Health Indices of Adivasis Abstract Despite South Asia’s promising …

India’s tribal cultural heritage – Goa

Goa, popularly known as ‘the pearl of the east’, is famous for its churches, coconut groves, ferry rides, and bubbly folk music. Goa is an important destination in every tourist’s …

“Celebrating the rich cultural heritage of tribal art forms” – Odisha, Arunachala Pradesh, Assam & Tripura

The objective of the scheme is to make special efforts to encourage folk and tribal arts and to frame special programmes for the preservation and strengthening of the vanishing art …

Bhil communities’ success story: Reviving the custom known as “halma” to conserve water – Madhya Pradesh

Ritesh Mishra, Hindustan Times, Indore, 13-3-16 Halma has united tribes people to conserve environment and water Until now, tribes people have planted more than 11,000 trees in 110 villages, repaired more than …

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 …

Adivasi’s ancient land rights protected by law: Farming and hunting for millennia without need for title deeds – Jharkhand

The state of Jharkhand is home to one of the largest Adivasi (tribal) populations in India. It is also the location of an estimated 40% of the country’s deposits of …

Sensitive documentary about the Adivasis: “Ab Aur Waqt Nahin” (Running Out of Time) by Abhijay Karlekar – Jharkhand

UNTIL the 1990s, when the movement for a separate state gathered momentum, Jharkhand was not in the public mind. Carved out of southern Bihar, it came into being in November …

“They do so not just for themselves but for the larger good of the country and the ecological health of the world”: In support of a syllabus reflecting Adivasi knowledge systems and ways of life

Source: “Adivasis Protest Awarding of World Congress of Anthropology 2023 to KISS” (Forward Press, 23 July 2020)URL: https://www.academia.edu/43929808/Date Visited: 28 November 2020 Mother’s love is unconditional, it is all-protective, all-enveloping; …

Santal village development and social work inspired by Rabindranath Tagore: Visva-Bharati’s Sriniketan – West Bengal

Rabindranath Tagore: adventure of ideas and innovative practices in education by Prof. Kumkum Bhattacharya (Springer, 2014) | Publication details and libraries on Worldcat.org >> About this book This new addition to Springer’s …

Call for “opportunities for development available to all individuals”, not remaining silent on the predicaments of the poorest: Amartya Sen

“Amartya Kumar Sen, who turned ninety this month, was treated just the other day to a pre-birthday joke by the grace of social media. The Nobel Laureate was said to …