Category Archives: Education and literacy

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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Documentary on the matrilineal Khasi Tribe: A social order where women are dignified and not discriminated against – Meghalaya

TBI Blogs: A Look at the Matrilineal Khasi Tribe in Meghalaya, and the Women Who Are Its Custodians by Kamayani Bali Mahabal Filmmaker Aditya Seth demystifies the traditions and culture of the matrilineal Khasi tribe of Meghalaya, as they discover … Continue reading

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Higher education no longer a distant dream for Irula youth: “Every single rupee we earn could be used for our education” – Tamil Nadu

Irula boy chases a dream from brick kilns to Anna University […] Karal Marx L, The New Indian Express, 7 August 2017 | To read the full story, click here >> An Irula tribe member, Thirumurthy is the first person from his … 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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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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