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Planting char, mahuli, and bamboo to regenerate forests: Conservation efforts by the Baiga tribal community – Madhya Pradesh

Survival International, 21 April, 2017 3. The Baiga have restored over 600 acres of forest around just one village In the village of Dhaba in central India, Baiga tribal villagers became concerned that the local forest department were cutting down too many … Continue reading

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Video | Bridging the gap between Adivasi communities and administration: The Baiga “people of the forest” in Central India: Videovolunteers.org – Chhattisgarh

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Traditional farming practiced by Baiga community: Planting 16 types of seeds every monsoon – Chhattisgarh

Meena Menon, The Hindu, August 5, 2012 View more photographs on thehindu.com >> The Baiga tribals in Chhattisgarh have been repeatedly facing displacement from their home and forest-dependant livelihood over the years with more areas being notified as reserve forests in … Continue reading

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Tattoos of central India: Traditions and folklore are being modified or declining – Chhattisgarh & Madhya Pradesh

‘Don’t brand me’: The Indian women saying no to forced tattoos By Geeta PandeyBBC News, Delhi – 4 October 2017 In India, and across the world, getting a tattoo is nowadays seen as a sign of independence and rebellion. Many young … Continue reading

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Bastar Dasara in Jagdalpur (July – October): Ancient customs and modernity – Chhattishgarh

Brinda Suri, The Hindu, 17 October 2018 In the heart of Bastar, where the beauty of the jungle holds sway, is a Dasara celebration unchanged by the passage of time | Read the full story and view more photos here >> She’s attired … Continue reading

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