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Members of the Himalayan Drokpa community discuss their own identity: “Lost tribe of Alexander the Great” – Ladakh

Read the full transcript here >> Lost tribe of Alexander the Great, Australian Broadcasting Corporation; Broadcast: 22/01/2010; Reporter: Eric Campbell TRACY BOWDEN, PRESENTER: This next story comes from high in the Himalayan mountains, a remote area where tourists go searching for the lost tribe of … Continue reading

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Video | Little Tibet: Learning in Ladakh by Kavita Meegama – Ladakh

Learning in Ladakh from K K on Vimeo. Ladakh is ‘little Tibet’  culturally speaking and geographically it provides a habitat for the shy and reclusive Snow Leopard which is on the verge of extinction and which is why the Snow … Continue reading

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Video | A documentary on the music of various Naga tribes: “Songs of the Blue Hills” – Nagaland

The movie is directed by Utpal Borpujari. The Nagas comprise a range of ethnic communities spread across several states of north-eastern India. Like ethnic communities the world over, folk music and dances form the core of Naga culture. This feature-length … Continue reading

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Take a virtual journey across India (interactive map)

For instance, to follow a 6000 km route that takes you from Ladakh (A) to Rajasthan (J) in a clockwise direction, open the map’s menu, then check “Take a tour – 6000 km”; click on the zoom button for a better view. Select “View nearby capitals”, then click … Continue reading

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Video | Schooling the World – a documentary on the world’s last sustainable indigenous cultures

SCHOOLING THE WORLD takes a challenging, sometimes funny, ultimately deeply troubling look at the role played by modern education in the destruction of the world’s last sustainable indigenous cultures.  The controversial award-winning documentary film, “Schooling the World: the White Man’s … Continue reading

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