Category Archives: Organizations

Use this Safe search custom search engine to access official records and reports, to learn about academic research, or support local initiatives for and by communities
Govt. of India, NGOs, Indian universities and international organisations
https://indiantribalheritage.org/?page_id=14305
List of websites covered by this Google custom search engine
1. ACCORD (Action for Community Organisation, Rehabilitation and Development) – www.adivasi.net
2. Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment (ATREE) – www.atree.org
3. Freedom United – www.freedomunited.org
4. Government of India (all websites ending on “.gov.in”)
5. Shodhganga (a reservoir of Indian theses) – https://shodhganga.inflibnet.ac.in
6. Survival International – www.survivalinternational.org
7. Unesco – https://en.unesco.org
8. Unicef – www.unicef.org
9. United Nations – www.un.org/en
10. Video Volunteers – www.videovolunteers.org

To learn more about the work of other organizations, check:
Indigenous knowledge: biodiversity, ecology, health, nutrition, nature, wildlife – Custom search
https://indiantribalheritage.org/?page_id=29125

List of websites covered by this Google custom search engine
1. Academia.edu (platform for academics to share research papers) – www.academia.edu
2. Archive.org – https://archive.org
3. Asia Society – https://asiasociety.org
4. Down To Earth (India) – www.downtoearth.org.in
5. Harnessing Nature (IUCN Commission on Ecosystem Management South Asia Regional Network) – https://harnessingnatureblog.wordpress.com
6. International Institute for Asian Studies – www.iias.nl
7. M S Swaminathan Research Foundation – www.mssrf.org
8. Navdanya (protecting India’s biodiversity based food heritage) – https://navdanya.org
9. Third World Network (Penang, Malaysia) – https://twn.my
10. The Shola Trust (nature conservation in the Nilgiri region) – www.thesholatrust.org

Call Shakti Vahini or the national helpline Childline to report human trafficking of tribal girls and women
To report in India, call Shakti Vahini on +91-11-42244224, +91-9582909025 or the national helpline Childline on 1098.
Learn more:
https://indiantribalheritage.org/?page_id=21889

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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How to cope with the climate change, government interventions and the demands of companies? “We support farmers”: A tribal self-help organization’s experience with organic orchards – West Bengal

The Green Revolution has changed life in Indian villages, but the main beneficiaries were the landlords. Daily labourers remain poor and marginalised. The limits of using ever more fertiliser and pesticides are becoming apparent. Many farmers are confused because extension … Continue reading

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“We were there, we are here and we will be there”: First ever All India Tribal Women Writers’ Meet (Ranchi, 7- 8 Sept 2017) – Jharkhand

Tribal societies are going through a transition phase and identity of tribals is being rediscovered through literary writings. Acclaimed writer and professor of North East Hill University, Shillong, Streamlet Dkhar, was addressing a room full of 35 women authors at … Continue reading

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Role models for members of “hill-tribes” forcibly brought down to the plains: Irulas in pursuit of higher education – Tamil Nadu

How Tamil Nadu’s Irula students are struggling to pursue higher education | To read the full story in the New Indian Express, click here >> As [the correspondent] travels across the northern districts of Villupuram, Kallakurichi, Vellore, and Tiruvannamalai, it … Continue reading

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Village elders’ involvement has worked wonders: Adivasi kids from Nilgiris tribal hamlets now complete their basic education – Tamil Nadu

COIMBATORE: A grassroots movement to keep Adivasi kids in school has seemingly worked wonders in over 320 tribal hamlets in Gudalur, Nilgiris. The Adivasi Munnetra Sangam, Gudalur, spearheaded a movement that prevents Adivasi children from dropping out of school, by … Continue reading

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