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“Higher Education is a distant dream”: Report on the feasibility of setting up a Tribal University (“autonomous institution / knowledge centre”) – Kerala

FEASIBILITY STUDY REPORT ON SETTING UP A CENTRAL TRIBAL UNIVERSITY OR ITS REGIONAL CENTRE IN KERALA STATE View or download the full report here >> Kerala State Commission for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes, Thiruvananthapuram on its notice dated 31.01.2014 … Continue reading

Posted in Education and literacy, Figures, census and other statistics, Health and nutrition, Organizations, Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups (PVTG), Quotes, Rural poverty, Scheduled Tribe (ST), Southern region – Southern Zonal Council, Wayanad, Western Ghats – Tribal heritage and ecology | Comments Off on “Higher Education is a distant dream”: Report on the feasibility of setting up a Tribal University (“autonomous institution / knowledge centre”) – Kerala

Map | An alphabetical journey across India: from Andaman to West Bengal

Use this map as an interactive guide to India’s tribal cultural heritage. There are 28 states and 8 Union territories in the country. Union Territories are administered by the President through an Administrator appointed by him/her. | Learn more >> Zonal Cultural … Continue reading

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The world’s 370 million Indigenous peoples: Shared experiences in 70 different countries – United Nations

Global Actions Indigenous Foundations (First Nations Studies Program, University of British Columbia, Canada) | Learn more >> There are an estimated 370 million Indigenous peoples worldwide, living in 70 different countries, according to the United Nations (U.N.) Permanent Forum on Indigenous … Continue reading

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An “unprecedented opportunity” presented at the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples: Report on globally important ecosystem services – BBC News

By Mark Kinver Environment reporter, BBC News, 19 September 2014 | To read the full article, click here >> Recognising the land rights of local people could provide cost-effective protection for many of the world’s tropical forests, a report says. But … Continue reading

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