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Two novels on West Ghat tribal cultural heritage: Changing perceptions of land and its ownership – Kerala & Tamil Nadu

Two novels that capture local history in English translationEach novel is written from a different angle, yet both chronicle the lives of people attached to their land and customs while facing the pressures imposed by mainstream society: one by male Malayalam writer ‘Narayan’ who … Continue reading

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International framework through ILO and U.N. Conventions recognises rights of indigenous and tribal communities to ownership, control and management of land and resources

Tribal and indigenous communities across the world have been asserting their rights to the mineral wealth often found under the land they own or possess or have traditional rights to. They have been historically denied even a share of that … Continue reading

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Legal rights over forest land: Tribals no longer “encroachers” or “illegal occupants” – Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006

As a New Year gift, the UPA Government notified the long-stalled Forest Rights Act, which gives tribals legal rights over forest land. The notification of the Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006, (popularly … Continue reading

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Adivasi community organization: Land is the vital resources to the Adivasi way of life and their livelihoods – Bangladesh

Read the full paper here >> Adivasi in Bangladesh are distinctive ethnic groups compare with Bengali society. However among the Adivasi is not a homogenous groups. They have a distinctive historically and in terms of culture. Bangladesh Adivasi Forum had … Continue reading

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Learn more about tribal people living in more than 60 countries across the world – Survival International

150 million tribal people live in more than 60 countries across the world Although their land ownership rights are recognized in international law, they are not properly respected anywhere Source: Tribes & campaigns – Survival InternationalAddress : https://www.survivalinternational.org/tribesDate Visited: Mon … Continue reading

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