Tag Archives: Bettakurumba

Vidyodaya’s summer camp for learning, brainstorming, fun, observations, discussions and reflections – Tamil Nadu

To view the slideshow and learn more about Vidyodaya, a “non-competitive and cooperative” Adivasi-school, click here >> Camps had always played an important role to build relationships among the children. 92 children attended the camps this year – with lot of learning, … Continue reading

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Training women as Health Workers and resource persons : Ashwini’s Community Health Programme for the tribal communities of Gudalur Valley (Nilgiri) – Tamil Nadu

A health program for the people by the people | For up-to-date information about Ashwini’s Community Health Programme, click here >> The intervention on the Health situation of Adivasis started with the training of tribal women as Health Workers. Tribal … Continue reading

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Each tribal community retains its distinct rural culture: A small state with 19 sub-tribes – Tripura

D. Radhakrishnan, The Hindu, UDHAGAMANDALAM, August 2, 2011 A group of tribals from Tripura have been on a visit to the Nilgiris. The tribals from various parts of India have been brought to the Nilgiris under a scheme sponsored by the Union … Continue reading

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Endangered languages: A survey conducted by the Peoples’ Linguistic Survey of India (PLSI) – Karnataka

The Hindu, BANGALORE, August 2, 2013 Siddi and Hakki Pikki ‘critically endangered’ Of the 50 languages that are spoken in Karnataka, eight are potentially endangered and two critical endangered, according to a survey conducted by the Peoples’ Linguistic Survey of India … Continue reading

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The Paniyas, Kattunayakans, Mullukurumbas and Bettakurumbas of the Gudalur valley – Tamil Nadu

The Gudalur valley in the Nilgiris is home to four distinct indigenous communities – Paniyas, Kattunayakans, Mullukurumbas and Bettakurumbas. | Read more >> Source: Cultural Diversity | At the Edge of ExistenceAddress : http://cultureandconservation.wordpress.com/test/Date Visited: Thu Oct 31 2013 18:46:28 GMT+0100 … Continue reading

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