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“The world sells humans. What kind of world is this?” – Hindi Movie “Kamla” revisited

“Tribals are subject to oppression and cruelty even after independence and still picked up by the investigating officers to cover up shoddy investigations” – D.Y. Chandrachud (Chief Justice of India since 9 …

Examples of innate intelligence, even “innovation at its best”: Meetings with a Warli village blacksmith, the tailor, the cattle-rearer, the hunter-gatherer, the farmer, the fisherman, and an expert who treats poison bites – Maharashtra

Read the full article and view a series of photographs here >> Did my car slow down on its own near a house made of karvi sticks? Or did the muscle memory …

“What unites Indians is a love for songs”: Adivasi music – Rajasthan and Gujarat

Source: “What unites Indians is a love for songs” by Ganesh [G.N.] Devy (The Telegraph, 1 November 2019)URL: https://www.telegraphindia.com/opinion/the-musical-legacy-of-kabir-mira-nanak-tukaram-akka-mahadevi-what-unites-indians-is-a-love-for-songs/cid/1716091Date Visited: 14 July 2022

Video | Health and the nutritional value of indigenous grains, seeds and millets: “The tribal food basket has always been ­diverse and nutritious”

Excerpt from “Rage Of A Silent, Invisible Killer Called Malnutrition – Why Shining India Is In Grip Of An Epic Calamity” by Damayanti Datta | Read the full article >>Despite …

Learn from “insiders” to fight misconceptions: Ideas and practices worth sharing

There’s much to learn from the positive contributions made by tribal communities on a daily basis. To start with, let’s learn from insiders and others who have dedicated their lives …

How to fight malnutrition and increase diversity of choice for lower-income households? Improve traditional supply chains! – The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Addressing malnutrition requires a multisectoral approach that includes complementary interventions in food systems, public health and education. This approach also facilitates the pursuit of multiple objectives, including better nutrition, gender …

Ecological References in the Folksongs of the Kurichiyan Tribe of Wayanad – Kerala

Bindu RamachandranDepartment of AnthropolgyKannur University Thalassery CentreThalassery, [email protected] Learn more about the Kurichiyan community >>

Education, development, and reform to counter debt bondage: The Universal Declaration of Human Rights revisited

A Report on Debt Bondage, Carpet-Making, and Child Slavery In Disposable People: New Slavery in the Global Economy, Dr. Kevin Bales estimates that there are at least 27 million slaves …

Nomadic and semi nomadic tribes urged to address problems and issues and through their own voice – Rajasthan

JAIPUR: Chief minister Ashok Gehlot on Friday announced that his government is setting up a separate board for inclusive growth of de-notified, nomadic and semi nomadic tribes in the state. …

Reflecting the interrelated ideas of cultures, civilizations and heritage: “Indian Cultures As Heritage — Contemporary Pasts”

In her new collection of essays, historian Romila Thapar casts a clear eye on India’s contentious past and political present Indian Cultures As Heritage— Contemporary Pasts: By Romila Thapar, Aleph …

Tip | Find new and old publications on Indian tribal culture on worldcat.org

Several indigenous authors—Easterine Kire, Jacinta Kerketta, Dolly Kikon, Hansda Sowvendra Shekhar, Temsüla Ao, Joy Pachuau, Senganglu Thaimei, Gladson Dungdung, Veio Pou, Kham Khan Suan Hausing, Ngamjahao Kipgen, Hoineilhing Sitlhou and …

“Democracy and caste system can’t go hand in hand”: Paying attention to the enforcement of India’s 1989 act to prevent the commission of offences of atrocities against members of SCs and STs (Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes)

Hardly anyone seems to have paid attention to India’s dismal showing at the UN Human Rights Council’s universal periodical review when the latter alleged that India is “all words, no …

“Getting more money is the sole incentive”: Incentives for forest conservation

Direct income from forests as an incentive for conservation By Prof. V Santhakumar (Azim Premji University) February 23, 2024 Read the full post here | View all posts by vsanthakumar >> I was visiting Dayak …

“Indigenous women have an integral collective and community role as carers of natural resources and keepers of scientific knowledge”: International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples & Virtual commemoration (9 August) – Unesco

Source: “The role of indigenous women in the preservation and transmission of traditional knowledge”, United Nations 2022URL: https://www.un.org/en/observances/indigenous-dayDate Visited: 8 August 2022 Indigenous peoples and UNESCO Indigenous peoples live in …