Tag Archives: Garo

Video | People of the hills celebrate their annual Wangala festival in Asanang: “We Garos are tuned into world music and culture” – Meghalaya

PHEROZE L. VINCENT, The Hindu, November 24, 2012 | To read the full article and view more photos, click here >> The Garo tribe of Western Meghalaya celebrates the winter harvest with a three-day festival. […] Alva Sangma, the editor of … Continue reading

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eBook | Khasi, Garo and Jaintia communities are “models for sustainability in the future”: Report and recommendations on ways to counter deforestation – Meghalaya

Deforestation in Garo Hills and its impactAbstract The state was declared a full-fledged state of the Indian Union on January 21, 1972. The state of Meghalaya comprises Khasi, Garo and Jaintia hills. The scheduled tribe populations (mainly belonging to khasi, … Continue reading

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Protecting and keeping forests connected: Elephant corridors that allow India’s national heritage animal to survive – Karnataka

India has for thousands of years revered and worshipped all natural resources, flora and fauna. And the elephant has a special place in Indian mythology | Read the full article by Dia Mirza in the Times of India >> We … Continue reading

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The Khasi, Garo & Jaintia communities: Role models for a more sustainable India – Meghalaya

Khasi, Garo and Jaintia communities: Models for sustainability in the future – Meghalaya They have managed to use the forests sustainably while practicing shifting cultivation or hunting and gathering. Some of them still live in relative isolation in the forests. … Continue reading

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eBook | Remembrance, Reflection, Reconciliation and Renewal: The Bodding Symposium 2015 – Norway

Courtesy © 2016 Tone Bleie (by email, 21 September 2016) Tone Bleie (PhD)Professor Public Planning and Cultural UnderstandingDept. of Sociology, Political Sciences and Local PlanningUniversity of Tromsø – the Arctic UniversityN-9037 Tromsø, Norway Head International Research Group on Reintegration (IRGR)Member The … Continue reading

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