Category Archives: Tribal culture worldwide

Institutions and organisations devoted to the cultural heritage of indigenous peoples

Online-learning support for endangered dialects: “A gateway to understanding different world views” – UK

MATT BURGESS, Wired.com, Monday 17 July 2017 Inky Gibbens aims to keep dying dialects alive with her online-learning service | To read the full article, click here >> Inky Gibbens is on a mission to save the world’s dying languages – … Continue reading

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Arctic peoples treat a seemingly hostile environment with respect: Members of a “Fourth World” that unites indigenous minorities across North America and Eurasia

Read the full article on Britannica.com >> Slideshow: https://www.britannica.com/place/Arctic/The-people >> The Arctic, or circumpolar, peoples are the indigenous inhabitants of the northernmost regions of the world. For the most part, they live beyond the climatic limits of agriculture, drawing a subsistence from … Continue reading

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International Day of the World’s Indigenous People (9 August) – UNESCO

2017 Theme: 10th Anniversary of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples […]  Over the last decade, the implementation of the Declaration has achieved some major successes in at the national, regional and international levels. Despite the achievements, … Continue reading

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”No one wants the forest to disappear”: Dr. Felix Padel on peace, justice, the Forest Rights Act and music

Bittu Sahgal, sanctuaryasia.com Felix Padel is a London-born anthropologist-activist. Among other things, he was Professor, School of Rural Management, Indian Institute of Health Management Research (IIHMR), Jaipur, during 2012-2014. A great, great grandson of Charles Darwin, he studied classical Latin, Greek, … Continue reading

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Schooling of Scheduled Tribes in India: Lessons from the indigenous people of Brazil – Odisha

Amarendra Das and I have visited a set of schools in the tribal villages of the Gajapati district of Odisha state (in India) early this year. Since these tribal communities speak a different language (namely Soura) (and they don’t speak … Continue reading

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