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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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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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eBook | The Adivasis: Known for their distinct languages, religions and forms of self-government, a deep bond to their land and respect for nature – Minority Rights Group International

Minority Rights Group International Adivasis have distinct languages, religions and forms of self-government, together with a deep bond to their land and respect for nature. […] The Adivasis of India, written by activists on Adivasi issues, provides a full, yet … Continue reading

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The role of tribal communities in promoting organic farming and safeguarding rights on forest land: Athakoshia Adivasi Ekta Manch – Odisha

How Tribal Women of Odisha Have Made Farming Organic, Profitable & Life-Changing | Read the full article and view more images >> Basudev Mahapatra, Thebetterindia.com, July 13, 2017 Tribal communities in Sundargarh district of Odisha have revived the traditional practice … Continue reading

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eJournal | Understanding the importance of land-rights for Adivasi communities: Colonial laws that continue to affect various indigenous groups of Chotanagpur – Jharkhand

Source: Irish Journal of Anthropology, Vol. 19(2) 2016 Autumn/WinterEDITORIAL NOTE, LIDIA GUZY, MARINE CARRIN, HARALD TAMBS-LYCHEhttps://www.anthropologyireland.org/images/2016_2/2016_2_1_Editorial%20Note.pdfAccessed: 17-12-17 To read or download the full issue, click here >> Exploitation, land rights, and identity assertion Since the colonial period the question of land-rights has … Continue reading

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