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Building tribal students’ self-confidence: Karate training for self-protection

The State police have awarded V. Krishnankutty, Sub-inspector of Police, Agali, Attappady, a “commendation certificate for excellent service rendered” for giving karate training to hundreds of tribal students. […] He has been giving regular karate training for more than a … Continue reading

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“We cannot afford to waste the medicine”: Herbal remedies for children provided by The Indian Herbal Therapy and Research Foundation – Kerala

[…] The Indian Herbal Therapy and Research Foundation, founded by Mr. Mathews, has turned into a place of solace for many children with spastic and motor neuron diseases, including cerebral palsy. […] “Although my consultation in Thiruvananthapuram started only a … Continue reading

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The “participatory guarantee system” (PGS Organic Council): A renewed effort to sustain the lives and cultures of indigenous communities – Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve

Rich Forests: Making a living under the canopy […] PGS has been received enthusiastically in India and elsewhere. The PGS Organic Council was registered in Goa, India, in April 2011. Since then, the Government of India – under the national project on … Continue reading

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Alumni association’s “Project Shine”: Enabling tribal children to qualify for all-India entrance examinations – Kerala

K.A. Shaji, The Hindu, Palakkad, March 16, 2016 For the first time in the history of the Sainik School at Kazhakuttam in Thiruvananthapuram, six children from impoverished tribal families of Attappady have got admission for next academic year by winning an … Continue reading

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Tribal participation in efforts to overcome diseases and malnutrition: Tribal activist and medical doctor Dr. Kamalakshi – Kerala

A doctor couple have dedicated their life to the tribal people of Attappady. Till two decades ago, the majority of tribal people in Attappady were reluctant to approach doctors even in cases of emergency, preferring herbal medicines they inherited through … Continue reading

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