Category Archives: Languages and linguistic heritage

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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Living in a symbiotic relationship with other communities: The Shompen, one of India’s particularly vulnerable tribal groups – Nicobar Islands

Shiv Sahay Singh, The Hindu, Kolkata: November 01, 2015 | To read the full article, click here >> The Anthropological Survey of India (AnSI) has come up with the first authentic demographic database of the Shompen tribe — one 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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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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