Tag Archives: Kurumba

Tribal participation in efforts to overcome diseases and malnutrition: Tribal activist and medical doctor Dr. Kamalakshi – Kerala

K.A. Shaji, The Hindu, Palakkad, July 1, 2014 A doctor couple have dedicated their life to the tribal people of Attappady. Till two decades ago, the majority of tribal people in Attappady were reluctant to approach doctors even in cases … Continue reading

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Marketing authentic tribal artefacts in cooperation with tribal craftsmen from every State in India – Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation (TRIFED)

The Hindu, COIMBATORE, March 23, 2012 Handicrafts and tribal arts’ enthusiasts will soon have much to cheer about. Coimbatore will soon get the 30 exclusive ‘Tribes India’ showroom that will offer a variety of tribal arts, crafts, and other products from … Continue reading

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Training Kota, Irula, Toda and Kurumba women of the Nilgiris: Earth Trust preserves ancestral knowledge for health care, education and income generation – Tamil Nadu

Esther Elias, The Hindu, Sunday Magazine, October 20, 2012Read the full article and view more photos here >>  Vanya Orr walks the villages and forests of the Nilgiris to create self-sufficient communities, says Esther Elias. Shola forests arch over a … Continue reading

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Not a lack of knowledge but loss of land behind malnutrition: How forced dependence on distribution system shatters self-sustained communities – Kerala

K. A. SHAJI, The Hindu, PALAKKAD, June 15, 2014 A year after a large number of child deaths were reported from Attappady owing to malnutrition, an official survey held in the past two weeks has found that 572 children below … Continue reading

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Figures carefully drawn with attention to detail, proportion and symmetry – rock art discovery in Tamil Nadu

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