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Bamboo is the lifeline of the Kaani tribe living in the forests of Kanyakumari district – Tamil Nadu

P. S. Suresh Kumar, The Hindu, NAGERCOIL, January 25, 2013 It is used as a knife to sever the umbilical cord of a newborn baby and as a cradle. It transforms into a bed (locally known as ‘padai’) that carries the … Continue reading

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“Today, bamboo is liberated … The adivasi is not the enemy of the forests” – Union Minister

Meena Menon, indiatimes.com, National, Mendha-Lekha (Gadchiroli district), April 29, 2011 “Today, bamboo is liberated,” proclaimed Union Minister of State for Environment and Forests Jairam Ramesh at a function here on Wednesday, where he handed over to Mendha’s community leader Devaji Tofa … Continue reading

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Santal music and the bamboo flute of Pannalal Ghosh – West Bengal

Audio contents on YouTube “For centuries, Santhals, spread across West Bengal, Jharkhand and Bihar, have nurtured culture and heritage. Some of the finest music and art traditions originated in this tribe and went on to influence people like Pannalal Ghosh … Continue reading

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Jabalpur’s “Lac Insect Museum” and a book on lac cultivation as an “eco-friendly option for tribal areas” – Madhya Pradesh & Assam

Annual Report 2018-19 published by the ICAR-Indian Institute of Natural Resins and Gums, Namkum, Ranchi – 834 010 (Jharkhand)ISSN : 0974-2999 ICAR-Indian Institute of Agricultural Biotechnology, RanchiIndian Institute of Natural Resins and Gums (IINRG) (formerly Indian Lac Research Institute (ILRI)) … Continue reading

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Factors for a better life: An analysis of rural poverty and improvements for tribal communities – Chhattisgarh, Kerala, Maharashtra & Mizoram

Averting a humanitarian disaster in India calls for an explosion of NREGA work in the next few weeks | To read the full article here >> The abominable plight of migrant workers in recent weeks has invaded television screens and … Continue reading

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