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  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

Example 1: typing “toda tribe india” yields these resources:

Travels amongst the Todas; or, The study of a primitive tribe in south India: history, character, customs, religion, infanticide, polyandry, language with outlines of the Tuda grammar – Marshall, William Elliot
Keywords: TodasToda language (India)

A phrenologist amongst the Todas, or, The study of a primitive tribe in South India : history, character, customs, religion, infanticide, polyandry, language – Marshall, William E. (William Elliot)
Published also in the same year, with the same imprint, under title: Travels amongst the Todas
Keywords: Toda (Indic people)Toda language (India)

A phrenologist amongst the Todas, or, The study of a primitive tribe in South India [microform] : history, character, customs, religion, infanticide, polyandry, language – Marshall, William E. (William Elliot)
Keywords: Toda (Indic people)Toda language (India)

Example 2: typing “santal india” yields many resources (14 March 2014) including the following

Folklore of the Santal Parganas – Cecil Henry Bompas
Librivox recording of Folklore of the Santal Parganas by Cecil Henry Bompas. This is an intriguing collection of folklore from the Santal Parganas, a district in India located about 150 miles from Calcutta. As its Preface implies, this collection is intended to give an unadulterated view of a culture through its folklore. It contains a variety of stories about different aspects of life, including family and marriage, religion, and work…
Keywords: childrenfolk talesfairy talesmythologymythlegendindiasantalparganascecil henry bompas

Santal folk tales – Campbell, A., of the Santal mission
The metadata below describe the original scanning. Follow the “All Files: HTTP” link in the “View the book” box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.). See also the What is the directory structure for the texts? FAQ for information about file content and naming conventions.
Keywords: Santal (South Asian people)Folklore, SantaliTales, Santali

Folklore of the Santal Parganas – Bompas, Cecil HenryKeywords: Folklore — India Santal Parganas

Date accessed: The above and several other resources were available on 14 March 2014.

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