Tag Archives: Limbu

eJournal | Limbu community temples as “visible markers of the ethnic community”: Emergence of a new ethnic identity – Sikkim

To read or download the full issue, click here >> Emergence of a new ethnic identity When the kingdom of Sikkim was integrated into the Indian Union in 1975, the old order was disbanded and Sikkim became a state of the … Continue reading

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Conserving the forests and protecting the livelihood of semi-nomadic tribal communities – West Bengal

NESPON – North Eastern Society for Preservation of Nature and Wildlife Location: 200 forest villages including the 5 forest sub-divisions of Darjeeling and Jalpaiguri districts, West Bengal. Project Holder: Mr. Soumitra Ghosh Objectives: # Community mobilized on child right issues … Continue reading

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The Great Story-Wall Project – storytelling tour across India

The Great Story-Wall is a 100 metre long banner on digital art, the design of which is based on myths, legends and indigenous stories of Eastern Himalayas. The feat is also setting a World Record (Limca Book of Records 2010) … Continue reading

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