Search Results for: Girijan

‘Girijan Utsav’ (Nellore district): A festival of tribal people living in the Penchalakona hill region designed “to keep alive their traditions” – Andhra Pradesh

The Hindu, NELLORE, February 5, 2015 A well-planned ‘Girijan Utsav’, a festival of tribal people living in hill forests, is considered as the best proposition to bring together the different tribes and keep alive their traditions at Penchalakona hill region in … Continue reading

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Inspiring life style in terms of sustainability – exhibition on Girijan tribal culture of the Eastern Ghats – Andhra Pradesh

The Hindu, VISAKHAPATNAM, June 1, 2012 A three-day exhibition on tribal heritage of the Eastern Ghats is commencing at the Visakha Museum here on Friday. Photographs, handicraft items, jewellery, etc. depicting the life of Girijans in Araku area of the … Continue reading

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India’s first community getting its forest rights recognised: living in the core area of a tiger reserve – Karnataka

Amoolya Rajappa, 5 October 2018 | Read the full report and view more photos here >> The Soligas created history by becoming the first tribal community living in the core area of a tiger reserve in India to get their forest … Continue reading

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Video | Rainwater harvesting by the “hill dwelling” Sauria Paharia community: Compensating loss of forest cover through agriculture – Jharkhand

 Videovolunteers | Read the full story here >> Published on Feb 7, 2017  In the hills of Jharkhand reside the ancient tribe called the Sauria Paharias (hill dwellers). This Scheduled Tribe, considered as one of the oldest dwellers of … Continue reading

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A treasure preserved for posterity in Bhadrachalam: A mini museum, library serving the cause of Integrated Tribal Development – Telangana

The Regional Centre of Tribal Cultural Research and Training Institute (TCR&TI) has laid renewed focus on preserving and popularising the rich collection of objects and artefacts of tribal communities at the mini-museum in Bhadrachalam. The mini-museum at the Youth Training … Continue reading

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