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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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The National Food Security Act: Real possibilities of ensuring nutritional support and economic security to all vulnerable households

The Hindu (Opinion), January 13, 2016 The National Food Security Act is finally making headway in the poorest States. Amplified by reforms in the Public Distribution System, a modicum of nutritional support and economic security to all vulnerable households is … Continue reading

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Slideshow | A long journey: Growing vegetables and carrying it to the weekly market – Andhra Pradesh

VISAKHAPATNAM, Mar 23, 2015 Tribals toil hard in the vast expanse of fertile lands to grow vegetables and come in groups to weekly market on road-side at Araku in Visakhapatnam District. Men and women walk miles to carry their produce. … Continue reading

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“It’s time for our nations to have a voice”: A place for young leaders to share their stories and to show that they are contemporary citizens – United States of America

by Rae Paoletta 8/25/2015 There are 5.1 million Native Americans living in the United States right now, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Despite this, when you Google “Native Americans,” here’s what comes up: There are barely any photos of … Continue reading

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A love story noted for gracefully navigating between tribal society and modernity: Kurukh language film “Edpa Kana” (Going Home) – Jharkhand

ACHINTYA GANGULY, The Telegraph, Calcutta, July 2 , 2015 To read the full article, click here >> A young man loves a young woman of his own tribe but a different religion. They speak Kurukh but it seems a global … Continue reading

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