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Empowering tribal youth through education: Seminar on “Nomadic Tribes and their Developmental Scenario” – Tamil Nadu

Amutha Kannan,  The Hindu, COIMBATORE, December 24, 2013 Chakravarthy Karthikeyan, a student of Social Work of PSG College of Arts and Science, has been able to motivate a few Domura youth from a settlement near Gobichettipalayam to take up higher education. … Continue reading

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Nomadic and semi nomadic tribes urged to address problems and issues and through their own voice – Rajasthan

The Times of India, Jaipur, 1 September 2012 JAIPUR: Chief minister Ashok Gehlot on Friday announced that his government is setting up a separate board for inclusive growth of de-notified, nomadic and semi nomadic tribes in the state. Addressing a … Continue reading

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The nomadic Romany (gypsy) tribe: Credited with amazing contributions to the music and dance of many countries from antiquity to the present – Sind & Punjab

The Times of India, Life, May 14, 2013 | To read the full article, click here >> Many of the modern day gypsies can be traced back to the nomadic tribe called Roma. In Europe, they were referred to as the goddess-worshippers. … Continue reading

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“Name/Place/Animal/Thing”: National award winning film on the formerly nomadic Hakki Pikki tribal community – Karnataka

The Hakki Pikkis (literally meaning bird hunters in Kannada) are a nomadic tribe of hunter-gatherers that once roamed the forests of the country. Nita Sathyendran, The Hindu, Thiruvananthapuram, 18 April 2018 | Read the full report here >> Film on … Continue reading

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Working for endangered languages, serving denotified and nomadic Communities: Ganesh Devy (Padma Shri 2014 awardee)

A Nomad Called Thief: Reflections on Adivasi Silence and Voice by GN Devy A collection of essays on Adivasis. Tribal groups (adivasis) in India have often been excluded, marginalized and oppressed by `mainstream’ society. In many ways this exclusion, marginalization and … Continue reading

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