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The Shola Trust Gudalur – Tamil Nadu

NGO Profile – Sanctuary Asiamagazine February 2011: In Gudalar, at the edge of the Mudumalai Tiger Reserve, a small committed group of volunteers work to protect India’s shola forests – a mosaic of montane evergreen forests and grasslands found only at high altitude … Continue reading

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Cycling for Elephants! Initiative by The Shola Trust in Gudalur – Tamil Nadu

We are working with the Make a Difference (MaD) initiative to organise a cycling fund-raiser for our work around ‘elephants in the matrix’. The ‘conflict vs coexistence’ (and larger sharing vs sparing) debate is of course vibrant, but most our work is in … Continue reading

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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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Tip | Understanding India’s legislation known as Forest Rights Act and its relevance for tribal communities

Rajshree Chandra, The Indian Express, March 17, 2018 | Read the full article >> The FRA was enacted in 2006 with the aim of protecting the claims of tribal communities over tracts of land or forests they have inhabited and cultivated … Continue reading

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Audio | Kota music and “signs of indigeneity” in the Nilgiri Hills (open access article) – Tamil Nadu

Listen to “Konjenetre bommeyetre mānte nōṭē” and other beautiful songs of the Kota community (with detailed explanations) on Kota God Song >> Richard K. Wolf (Harvard University) and Frank Heidemann (Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich) | Read the full introduction … Continue reading

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