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India’s tribal cultural heritage: An alphabetical journey – Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh & West Bengal

There are 29 states and 7 Union territories in the country. Union Territories are administered by the President through an Administrator appointed by him/her. | Learn more >> States and Capitals Uttarakhand (Dehradun) Related posts on www.indiantribalheritage.org >> Uttar Pradesh … Continue reading

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“She spoke about the ordeals of adolescent girls in rural India and the solutions needed”: Workshops for marginalized girls – Uttarakhand, Andhra Pradesh & Telangana

Shreya Pareek, thebetterindia.com, January 22, 2015 | To read the full article and view more photos, click here >> A 15 days long camp has enabled shy and timid girls to come out in the open, be confident and look … Continue reading

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Tribal languages face extinction as “young people want to be part of the mainstream culture” – Uttarakhand

Excerpts from The Telegraph, Calcutta, Sunday , July 25 , 2010 Death of a language Jad, a tribal language in Uttarakhand, is slowly going extinct. Hemchhaya Detravels to the tribe’s remote habitat and explains how many native languages around the … Continue reading

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Video interview with Vandana Shiva on reviving indigenous knowledge at the “Grandmother’s University” Dehradun – Uttarakhand

Navdanya is now a network of seed keepers and organic producers across 16 states in India. It has helped set up 54 community seed banks across the country, and has trained half a million farmers in sustainable agriculture. It is … Continue reading

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Artisans from Rana Tharus community in Terai region – Uttarakhand

  Studio Alaya provides Design & Marketing linkages to the Cooperative of Artisans from the tribal community of Rana Tharus from the Terai region of Uttarakhand. Traditionally the Rana Tharus made baskets out of seasonal grasses such as Kansi, Seenk, Motha, … Continue reading

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