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Celebrating Naga heritage and traditions: The 10-day Hornbill Festival held at Kisama – Nagaland

Festival date (2017): December 1-10 The 10-day Hornbill Festival of Nagaland is one of the biggest cultural extravaganzas in the northeast. With an aim to revive, protect, sustain, and promote the richness of the Naga heritage and traditions, it is … Continue reading

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The Hornbill Festival held in the first week of December: “one of the best culture and music festivals in India” – Nagaland

Meena Vaidyanathan, The Better India, January 22, 2013 | To view more photos and read the full article, click here >> The Hornbill Festival, held in the first week of December every year, is a marvelous riot of colour that shows off the … Continue reading

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Educational package for children of the Kadar community: Initiating children into formal education easily – Kerala & Tamil Nadu

K. PRADEEP, The Hindu, KOCHI, July 19, 2012 | To read the full story, click here >> An educational package for pre-primary children of the Kadar tribe incorporating their own language will be distributed in 22 anganwadis this week. Dr. Amitha Bachan, … Continue reading

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Interaction between different species for the plants and animals in India’s biodiversity hotspots: The need for maintaining rain forests – Western Ghats

The Hindu, September 16, 2013, S & T » Environment | Read the entire article and view the slideshow here >> The Great Hornbill is the king of the canopy in the rainforests and the Western Ghats is one of the best places … Continue reading

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The dance went on: Adivasi self-assertion and networking during tribal cultural festival in Ranchi – Jharkhand

Mari Marcel Thekaekara (text and photo), The New Internationalist, 13 November 2012 Watching tribal dancing live and up close is a hugely different experience from watching it on telly. For the 40-strong Gudalur adivasi group, recently invited by the Central … Continue reading

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