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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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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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Irula communities: Spread over the three southern States with a language marked by unique features – Tamil Nadu, Karnataka & Kerala

3.4. The Irula Language | Downlowad the full PhD thesis by P. Suresh here >> The status of the Irula language as a separate language from Tamil or as a divergent form of Tamil has been debated by scholars. Irula … Continue reading

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