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Let indigenous people decide their own future and that of their environment: Ramon Magsaysay Award 2014 for Butet Manurung – Indonesia

Manasi Mathkar, The Hindu, Sunday Magazine, September 20, 2014 | To read the full interview, click here >> Butet Manurung, winner of the Ramon Magsaysay Award 2014, talks about her work with Indonesia’s indigenous tribes and why she chose to start … Continue reading

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Slideshow | Planting cyclone-resistent trees known for their health benefits and potential to prevent sea erosion: Palmyra Planting programme by Enviro Link and Tribal Foundation (Nagercoil) to celebrate World Environment Day – Tamil Nadu

More than 1,000 Palmyra (Borassus flabellifer) known as Asian Palmyra Palm, seeds were planted at the Pallam coastal belt on the Arabian Sea in Kanyakumari district  as a carbon neutrality initiative by Enviro Link and Tribal Foundation, Nagercoil as a mark of … Continue reading

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The Karbi Ramayana in Assam and its Modern Re-telling in Documentary Film: Papers presented for “Tribes In Transition-II: Reaffirming Indigenous Identity Through Narrative” (National Conference) – New Delhi

Abstract 1: The Karbi Ramayana in Assam and its Modern Re-telling in Documentary FilmPaper presented for “Tribes In Transition-II: Reaffirming Indigenous Identity Through Narrative” (National Conference) – New DelhiANANYA BARUADepartment of Philosophy, Hindu College, New DelhiKEYWORDS: RAMAYANA, DOCUMENTARY, INDONESIA, SABIL-ALUN, KARBIWhile … Continue reading

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Tagore’s Santiniketan, “an Abode of Learning Unlike Any in the World” – West Bengal

Sanchari Pal, The Better India, August 31, 2016 | To read the full story and view more photos in high resolution, click here >> Located about 158 km northwest of Kolkata in Bengal’s rural hinterland, Santiniketan embodies Rabindranath Tagore’s vision of … Continue reading

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Video | Santal dance documented in the early 1930s: Rare footage offered by Thetravellingarchive.org – West Bengal

Tip: watch the silent film footage, click here >> Note: select “Arnold Bake’s 1932-33 films and audio recordings from Bengal”, then scroll down to find the above video clip under the heading “Bake – Santhal Dance”. Arnold Bake’s 1932-33 films and audio recordings from … Continue reading

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