Category Archives: Nature and wildlife

Preserving one of the richest languages in the bio-cultural areas in India – Tamil Nadu & Kerala

The indigenous Kaani dialect needs documentation S S Davidson, Tribal Foundation (Nagercoil) The Kaani language spoken by the Kaani indigenous people of Kanyakumari in the Western Ghats is fast vanishing, according to a survey conducted by Tribal Foundation and Enviro Link. A … Continue reading

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Involving tribal communities in conservation: Sustainable resource use and forest conservation by the Kaani community of Kanyakumari – Tamil Nadu

Update 8 February 2018: see S. David Sargunam, Ch. 3, pp. 37-55 3. Sustainable resource use and forest conservation by the Kaani indigenous community of Kanyakumari forests in the Western Ghats, India published in: Madhav Karki, Rosemary Hill, Dayuan Xue, … Continue reading

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Tip | A Santali-English dictionary: Share and discuss entries of special interest – Archive.org

 A Santali-English dictionary by Campbell, A., of the Santal mission Publication date 1899 Topics Santali language, English language Publisher Pokhuria, India : Santal Mission Press Collection cornell; americana Contributor Cornell University Library Source: A Santali-English dictionary : Campbell, A., … Continue reading

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Ockhi cyclone relief measures: Restoring basic facilities to Kaani forest dwelling communities near Kanyakumari – Tamil Nadu

Source: photos and report courtesy S S Davidson The Tribal Foundation (Nagercoil) concentrates on the social and economic development of Kaani communities in the remote forest regions of Kanyakumari District. More than 15% of forest green cover was destroyed by cyclone “Ockhi”, … Continue reading

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Celebrating the contribution by Asur, Birhor, Munda, Santal and other tribal communities: State Museum Ranchi – Jharkhand

The State Museum at present has several galleries which display different aspects of cultural heritage, especially those related to the state of Jharkhand. We have galleries separately classified in order to display the anthropological features, especially those related to the … Continue reading

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