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Learning from tribal communities: Ecology and health issues

For a natural balance A National Consultation on Wildlife Conservation and People’s Livelihood Rights stresses the need to work towards conservation projects that are equally sensitive to the needs of wildlife and local communities. PANKAJ SEKHSARIA & ASHISH KOTHARI CAN … Continue reading

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India’s first community getting its forest rights recognised: living in the core area of a tiger reserve – Karnataka

Amoolya Rajappa, 5 October 2018 | Read the full report and view more photos here >> The Soligas created history by becoming the first tribal community living in the core area of a tiger reserve in India to get their forest … Continue reading

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Lessons from the Kattunayakan and Soliga tribal communities: Recent studies on better forest fire management – Tamil Nadu & Karnataka

Notes from the Other Side of a Forest Fire by Tarsh Thekaekara, Abi Tamim Vanak, Ankila J Hiremath, Nitin D Rai, Jayashree Ratnam, Raman Sukumar in Economic & Political Weekly, June 24, 2017Source: Courtesy Tarsh Thekaekara by email (18 July 2017) | … Continue reading

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Strisvara, “a confluence of Indian urban and tribal and international music” with female artistes from the US, Sweden, Spain and Nepal: Hosted by the Soliga community of Biligirirangana Hills – Karnataka

Stuti Agarwal, Times of India, 30 August 2016 | To read the full article and view a larger image, click here >> Strisvara, an all-women music and cultural exchange project, will take place in Bengaluru come September 10. Organized by Arun Sivag … Continue reading

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Endangered languages: A survey conducted by the Peoples’ Linguistic Survey of India (PLSI) – Karnataka

The Hindu, BANGALORE, August 2, 2013 Siddi and Hakki Pikki ‘critically endangered’ Of the 50 languages that are spoken in Karnataka, eight are potentially endangered and two critical endangered, according to a survey conducted by the Peoples’ Linguistic Survey of India … Continue reading

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