Tag Archives: Jaintia

Map | A virtual journey across time and space

Whatever our own cultural background, there are amazing discoveries to be made, for India’s youth just as for scholars and visitors from all over the world! Learn more about – and from – some of India’s tribal communities by clicking on the button … 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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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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“A living testimony of one’s love for nature, culture, tradition, history and posterity” : The Ever Living Museum at Mawshabuit (Shillong) – Meghalaya

Andrew W. Lyngdoh, The Telegraph, Calcutta, April 9 , 2015 | To view more photos and read the full article, click here >> Away from the hustle and bustle of the ever-growing and ever-congested city, the Ever Living Museum at … Continue reading

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Fashion – tradition and modernity

Indian tribal fashion has existed since the primordial existence of tribals who had first laid their footsteps in the subcontinent. […] Today, however tribal fashion in India has taken on a fresh meaning, looking towards the Western culture, with much … Continue reading

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