Category Archives: Economy and development

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

[…]  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, there continues to be a gap between the formal recognition of indigenous peoples and … Continue reading

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The crisis within by G.N. Devy (Book review): “Nearly one in every twelve humans is a young Indian for whom meaningful education is of critical importance”

Book Review by Namrata (June 24, 2017): The crisis within by G.N. Devy Introduction ISBN: 978-93-83064-10-6 Genre: Non-Fiction/ Economics Publishers: Aleph Publishers Price: Rs. 399/-  ( I got the book for review from the publisher) Nearly one in every twelve … Continue reading

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Video | Tribals use their mobile phones to raise awareness on local issues – Maharashtra & Chhattisgarh

This is our first film shoot and edited entirely on mobile phone, produced from Dhadgaon block of Nandurbar a tribal district of Maharashtra. We have started making short films on different social issues to create awareness. SBI Youth for India … Continue reading

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Towards self-dependence: Culture and development-oriented research of indigenous crops – Telangana

The Hindu, 29 June 2017 “Mallapur was an excellent case study as people here had achieved self-dependence so far as food is concerned through cultivation of indigenous crops,” Ms. Vemula, whose husband worked in Adilabad as Agriculture Officer, disclosed as … Continue reading

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Indigenous peoples in the modern world: A call to end colonial misconceptions and racial stereotyping – National Museum of the American Indian

In the Washington Post [22 November 2017], Kevin Gover, director of the museum, deals with five popular misconceptions about Native America | Read the full story here >> Thanksgiving recalls for many people a meal between European colonists and indigenous Americans … Continue reading

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