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Training Kota, Irula, Toda and Kurumba women of the Nilgiris: Earth Trust preserves ancestral knowledge for health care, education and income generation – Tamil Nadu

Esther Elias, The Hindu, Sunday Magazine, October 20, 2012Read the full article and view more photos here >>  Vanya Orr walks the villages and forests of the Nilgiris to create self-sufficient communities, says Esther Elias. Shola forests arch over a … Continue reading

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Human Elephant (no) Conflict for members of the Bettakurumba communities in the Nilgiri mountains – Tamil Nadu

Tarsh Thekaekara tarshthek.wordpress.com, July 4, 2009 Ramesh is bettakurumba, but not a traditional forest dwelling adivasi by any stretch of imagination. His mother is a health worker, and goes to office every day. He grew up in Gudalur town, likes to … Continue reading

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“Historical experiences of land encroachment, acquisition of forest land by the Government and tribal displacement”: Group inequality, development status & the position of women – Kerala

In the matter of poverty, group inequality is still a matter of concern for Kerala as we see in the following chapter: Absolute deprivation continues to be largely concentrated among the marginalised communities, such as the tribals (adivasi) and fishing … Continue reading

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eBook | The Food Book of four communities in the Nilgiri mountains: Gudalur Valley – Tamil Nadu

https://archive.org/details/food-book-gudalur-valley Alternative viewing: Slideshow | The Food Book of four communities in the Nilgiri mountains: Gudalur Valley – Tamil Nadu >> The Food Book of the Bettakurumbas, Paniyas, Mullakurumbas and Kattunayakans of the Gudalur Valley – Tamil Nadu Art credit: … Continue reading

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Map | A virtual journey across time and space

Whatever our own cultural background, there are amazing discoveries to be made, for India’s youth just as for scholars and visitors from all over the world! Learn more about – and from – some of India’s tribal communities by clicking on the button … Continue reading

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