Category Archives: Health and nutrition

“Our children are healthier”: Preventing raditional knowledge from getting lost – Odisha

Why Odisha’s Tribal Women Are Returning to Their Natural Roots for Guidance on Food thebetterindia.com, Women’s Feature Service June 15, 2017 | To read the full story, click here >> India’s tribals often possess traditional knowledge that gets lost because of the … 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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How India’s tribal communities meet modern challenges in areas such as health, education and economical development – Press roundup

For an up-to-date press roundup, type “Adivasi health nutrition”, “tribal success story”, “Adivasi girls education”, “tribal welfare”, “West Bengal Adivasi heritage”, “Santal story”, “rural youth Jharkhand”, “Kerala tribe progress”, “Karnataka tribal youth”, “Sahariya scheduled tribe”, “Bastar Gond”, “Khasi tourism economy” or … Continue reading

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Addressing a scarcity of doctors and promoting variety of traditional healthcare practices among ethnic groups and tribes: North Eastern Institute of Ayurveda & Homeopathy – Meghalaya

Aims and Objectives The main aims and objectives of NEIAH, Shillong • To declare an institution of international standard and a center of excellence in education and research for under graduation, post graduation, post doctorate for aspiring candidates of India … Continue reading

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Pioneering community services for tribal communities in the Nilgiris: Adivasi Munnetra Sangam – Tamil Nadu

Excerpts from explanations in the illustrated calendar 2017 distributed by the Adivasi Munnetra Sangam (AMS) in Gudalur 5. FRA Forest Rights Act Our forests are ours again. In 2006, the government finally accepted the historical injustice meted out to Adivasis and passed the Forest … Continue reading

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