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Garden party with the forest people of the Nilgiri mountains – Tamil Nadu

By Mari Marcel Thekaekara, New Internationalist, June 1, 2012 After my last blog, lots of people wrote to me saying ‘we wish we could attend your Chembakolli party too’. Well, I wish you could too. So, the next best thing, I thought … Continue reading

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

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Storytelling by school kids in the Gudalur valley in the Nilgiri mountains – Tamil Nadu

Friday, April 4th, 2014 [excerpts] Hello friends! Today the kids from 7th standard are telling you about their villages,we hope you have fun reading their comments! I like that in my village there are many flowers. I have many friends in the … Continue reading

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Traditional honey harvesting by the Kattunayakan in the Nilgiri mountains – Tamil Nadu

Text and photo credits: Accord team, Tarsh and Tariq Thekaekara, Gudalur,  July 24, 2013  | Read the full blog here >> Listening to K. Chandran’s story, we ended up with muddled emotions. The story is about his grandfather and his love … Continue reading

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Our trip to the Adivasi festival in Ranchi: School blog about an excursion from the Nilgiri mountains of Tamil Nadu to Jharkhand in central India

This week, our blog is coming to you from the students of Class 9. […] In order, you can see (back row left-right) Tariq (one of our supervisors), Srudilaya, Prasad, Mridul, Priya (one of our teachers), then (front row left-right) … Continue reading

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