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“Gardening their way to Good Health”: Reversing tribal communities’ dependence on exploiters sustenance needs – Tamil Nadu

Adivasi communities traditionally depended on the forest for all their nutritional needs. They subsisted mainly on fruits, vegetables, tubers, fish, small game as well as the occasional crop they grew, predominantly coarse grains. However, as time passed and the nature … Continue reading

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Toda cultural history – Tamil Nadu

THE TODA AND CULTURE HISTORY: SOME REFLECTIONS FROM A DRAVIDIAN TRIBE OF NILGIRI HILLS Jakka ParthasarathyKey Words: Cultural relativism, Tamil Language, Acculturation, Culture Core Culture history is a perspective developed by anthropologists whose common concern is the inference of historical … Continue reading

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Solidarity with the COVID-19 affected: Tribal Foundation (Nagercoil) – Tamil Nadu

Nagercoil, 7 November 2020 With the total lockdown with zero transportation in Kanyakumari, at the southern tip of India, all sectors of people had to face the new challenges in life as securing food , medicines and other essentials. There … Continue reading

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Alcohol and drug-awareness group, political leaders and women activists worried: Increased alcoholism in Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh

What’s the price of the ‘right’ to alcohol? By Mari Marcel Thekaekara, New Internationalist, March 8, 2013 While successive governments have patted themselves on their backs, each claiming credit for our galloping economy, India refuses to talk about the enormous social costs to … Continue reading

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Schools were a distant dream – Tamil Nadu Nomads Federation

It was nothing short of making the impossible possible. The bringing together of various groups of nomadic tribes like the Nari Koravars, Paliyars, Kaatu Naickers, Sholigars, astrologers, palmists, whip dancers, leather puppet showmen circus performers and many itinerant occupational category people … Continue reading

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