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Contribution of Tribal Society to Modern Medicine – “Tribes In Transition-II: Reaffirming Indigenous Identity Through Narrative” (National Conference) – New Delhi

Abstract 4: Contribution of Tribal Society to Modern Medicine Paper presented for “Tribes In Transition-II: Reaffirming Indigenous Identity Through Narrative” (National Conference) – New Delhi  ARUN KUMAR ORAON Centre for Indo-Pacific Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi KEYWORDS: TRIBE, INDIGENOUS KNOWLEDGE, AYURVEDA, … Continue reading

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Giving Irula healing practices a place in modern medicine: A new source of livelihood for “one among the six oldest Adivasi tribes” – Puducherry & Tamil Nadu

The term Irula means being capable of finding one’s path in dark forests, according to an Irula myth | Read the full report in the Times of India here >> Born in nature’s lap, Irulas share a symbiotic relationship with Mother Earth. They … Continue reading

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Ten herbal farms that restored the economic viability of agriculture: Bringing Tribals together “in a sustainable collective asserting their connection to the land” – Chhattisgarh

Rajni George, OPEN Magazine (Profile), 25 July 2014 | To read the full article and view more photos, click here >> Jadi booti: literally, roots and plants, the extracts from the roots of plants and shrubs generally defined as herbs, popularly … Continue reading

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“Folk practitioners are an integral part of one of India’s many local cultures”: New light on a wide spectrum of Traditional Indian Medicine (TIM)

Maarten Bode, “Traditional Indian Medicine (TIM) is not just Ayurveda” in IIAS Newsletter (International Institute for Asian Studies) | No.70 | Spring 2015, p. 47 | To read the full article, click here >> The manifesto in the Focus section … Continue reading

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More than 900 medicinal plants are used in both classical and oral health tradition including tribal medicines: Scientists at the Department of Ethnomedicine, Jawaharlal Nehru Tropical Botanic Garden and Research Institute – Kerala

The Hindu, Kozhikode, February 16, 2013 | Read the full article here >> The vitality of different styles of massage practiced by tribal communities across the State, besides the curative use of herbal vapour among them, were on display during a week-long workshop for … Continue reading

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