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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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Vayali’s Bamboo Orchestra: Reinventing the ancient tradition – Kerala

Nidhi Surendranath, The Hindu, Kochi, November 8, 2013 | Full article with slideshow >> How many of Kerala’s many musical instruments are made out of bamboo? The flute, which is a part of the classical music tradition in India, is the … Continue reading

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Women’s Day film release: Focus on adivasi women’s plight – Kerala

K. Pradeep, The Hindu, Kochi, March 7, 2013 Poompattakalude Thazhvaram, which will release on Women’s Day, will bring into focus the plight of adivasi women It happened hours before the film was to start. A young, good-looking adivasi woman rushed through … Continue reading

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Civil society’s support for developmental process – Kerala

Sanal Mohan, Business Line, December 19, 2011 Kerala is widely acclaimed for its achievements in social development as it boasts a near total literacy, comparatively higher life expectancy and land reforms. Even though its per capita income has remained low, this phenomenon … Continue reading

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