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Learn more about India’s Himalayan tribal communities

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Members of the Himalayan Drokpa community discuss their own identity: “Lost tribe of Alexander the Great” – Ladakh

Lost tribe of Alexander the Great, Australian Broadcasting Corporation | Learn more about tribal culture in Ladakh >> TRACY BOWDEN, PRESENTER: This next story comes from high in the Himalayan mountains, a remote area where tourists go searching for the lost tribe … Continue reading

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Genetic relationships among some tribal groups inhabiting the north-eastern, eastern and sub-Himalayan regions of India

Ann Hum Genet. 2002 Nov ;66 (Pt 5-6):361-8 12516613  Cit:6 Genetic relationships among some tribal groups inhabiting the north-eastern, eastern and sub-Himalayan regions of India. [My paper] C S Chakrabarti, M Roy, N K Sengupta, R Lalthantluanga, P P Majumder … Continue reading

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Learn more about tribal communities in Uttarakhand

The Uttarakhand of today brims with the lively hum of life with people from various communities and religions contributing to make it into a wonderful profusion of the festival called life. The original natives of the land of Uttarakhand belong … Continue reading

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The Great Story-Wall Project – storytelling tour across India

There is a need to reclaim descriptions of the tribes; the onus must reside with the tribes themselves, since they have endured these portrayals for far too long. Richard Kamei in “Uncivilising the Mind: How anthropology shaped the discourse on … Continue reading

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