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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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Learn more about tribal communities in Bastar

BASTAR tribal communities central India – Baiga Gond Madia Maria Muria Dhruva Bhatra Halba Baiga Bhatra Dhruva Gond Halba Madia Maria Muria

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Tip | Search articles on tribal history, politics and literature on Ramachandra Guha’s website

Guha’s books include a pioneering environmental history, The Unquiet Woods (Oxford University Press, 1989); Savaging the Civilized (University of Chicago Press, 1999), A life of the anthropologist-activist Verrier Elwin which the Times Literary Supplement called the ‘best biography by an Indian for many years’, an … Continue reading

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