Category Archives: Tribal culture worldwide

Institutions and organisations devoted to the cultural heritage of indigenous peoples

A day to “share the full story”: Indigenous Peoples Day on Turtle Island – United States

Today across Turtle Island (also known as the United States), millions are celebrating the resiliency within themselves and within their communities. They are celebrating and honoring those that came before them and those that will come after them. They are … Continue reading

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“Who is Indian, and what makes a person an Indian?”: Questions debated among members of 565 recognized American Indian tribes

by Dennis Zotigh January 26, 2011 | Read the full post in Beyond FAQ: Let’s talk >> My answer? There are many definitions of who is an Indian. As a starting point, “Indian” is a misguided label that spread through Europe … Continue reading

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Social inclusion by making education appropriate to children’s cultural context: A comparison between in India and Brazil

To read the full article, click here >> Higher education can be used for the social and economic mobility of underprivileged sections. This is achieved usually by providing admission to a set of students from these sections in universities and … Continue reading

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Tip | Search category “Bees and honey”

The role of bees in any economy is well known. The disappearance of indigenous bee populations has therefore alarmed scientists all over the world: [B]ees are a crucial component of environmental ecosystems. They are responsible for the pollination of flowers, especially … Continue reading

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Audio | “A race against time that must not be lost”: Indigenous communities’ right to the survival of their languages – Canada

When Doris and Esther came home during the summer months, they felt alienated from their family. The residential school taught them to feel ashamed of their language and culture, and to disrespect their Cree-speaking parents. (Lorena Fontaine) | To view a … Continue reading

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