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“Many tribal peoples have an encyclopaedic knowledge of native animals, plants and herbs”: Ingenious skills of tribal peoples

Click on the image to view the slideshow and read more Many tribal peoples have an encyclopaedic knowledge of native animals, plants and herbs; the Yanomami, for example, use around 500 species of plants on a daily basis. The Yali … Continue reading

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“You take us to be poor, but we’re not”: Proud Not Primitive, a campaign on communities that can take care of themselves

The Jarawa of the Andaman Islands enjoy a time of opulence. Their forests gives them more than they need. ANVITA ABBI, PROFESSOR OF LINGUISTICS, JAWAHARLAL NEHRU UNIVERSITY The Dongria Kondh grow over 100 crops and harvest almost 200 different wild … Continue reading

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Learn more about tribal people living in more than 60 countries across the world – Survival International

150 million tribal people live in more than 60 countries across the world Although their land ownership rights are recognized in international law, they are not properly respected anywhere Source: Tribes & campaigns – Survival InternationalAddress : https://www.survivalinternational.org/tribesDate Visited: Mon … Continue reading

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Ancestral land of Soliga tribe restored: “Government realizes that tribal peoples are the best conservationists” – Karnataka

Survival on 2 November 2011 (the organization working for tribal peoples’ rights worldwide) Indian tribe secures unprecedented rights to tiger reserve In a landmark victory, a tribe in India has for the first time had their right to use their ancestral … Continue reading

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Video | Dongria Kondh heritage: “Villagers and tribesmen in India’s one of the rich mineral belts” – Odisha

The Dongria live in villages scattered throughout the hills. They believe that their right to cultivate Niyamgiri’s slopes has been conferred on them by Niyam Raja, and that they are his royal descendants. They have expert knowledge of their forests … Continue reading

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