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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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Video & slideshow | Wall Art of the Santals: Glimpses from Purulia (Daricha Foundation) – West Bengal

Watch a video by Daricha Foundation and recommend on YouTube >> View a slideshow by Daricha Foundation >> Courtesy: Ratnaboli Bose (email 13 February 2018) © 2018 Daricha Foundation: www.daricha.org Tips For related posts, click on the hyperlinks seen below this post (Categories, Tags) More posts … Continue reading

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Residential schools: Government plans for preserving art and culture in regions with tribals majority – Budget speech 2018

The name of legendary tribal archer Ekalavya will soon become synonymous with residential schools in each block of the country where tribals constitute a majority of the population. This was announced by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in his Budget speech … 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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“The most beautiful dioramas illustrating tribal life”: Bharatiya Adimjati Sevak Sangrahalaya museum inspired by Mahatma Gandhi – New Delhi

[…] With a stone sculpture of Mahatma Gandhi leading a march in addition to the tribal motifs and figures adorning it, how come such a visible and accessible structure has failed to draw any visitors all these years? On any … Continue reading

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