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“Tribal communities have proven that they are the best guardians of the forest and die-hard conservationists”: Illegal mining destroys the life and culture of the conservators of forests

The forest department’s move to aggressively promote commercial plantation activities on community forest land in the name of compensatory afforestation is usurping the forest rights of the tribal communities. […] The impact of CAMPA among the particularly vulnerable tribal groups … Continue reading

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Architectural marvels from different communities: Tribal Habitat, “a laboratory for various practical experiences” (National Museum of Mankind, IGRMS Bhopal) – Madhya Pradesh

This exhibitions includes the unique dwelling types of architectural marvels from different tribal communities from the Gangetic plains of Uttaranchal, lush green forest areas of North-east India, the arid region of western India, plateau region of central India, hilly tracts … Continue reading

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Tribal Museum Bhubaneswar: Founded as a “Museum of Man” to promote tribal development – Odisha

Pravukalyan Mohapatra, Orissa Review * September – October – 2005 | Read the full article >> Museum of tribal arts and artifacts in Bhubaneswar has opened up a new vista into the future direction of Orissa’s tribal economy and culture. It … Continue reading

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Bhubaneswar Adivasi Mela – Odisha

Debabrata Mohanty, Indian Express, Bhubaneswar, Wed Feb 01 2012 At a time when the outrage over the video showing Andaman’s Jarawa tribals being made to dance in front of tourists is yet to die down, the Orissa SC/ST department is … Continue reading

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