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As obesity and diabetes spread “like wildfire” throughout India, traditional foods can make a difference: Tribal elders enjoy better health thanks to a more balanced diet

The world’s most important contemporary food movement Phrang Roy, coordinator of the Indigenous Partnership for Agro-biodiversity and Food Sovereignty, talks of how Slow Food began as the dream of a few people. “The reality is food is political. Slow Food’s … Continue reading

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Slideshow | A celebration of tribal values and a healthy lifestyle among the Kaani community: International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples 2015 – Tamil Nadu

Photos and report courtesy S.S. Davidson © 2015 The International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples was celebrated by the Kaani tribal people at the Vellambi Tribal Settlement in Keeriparai in Kanyakumari forest, sponsored by the Tribal Foundation with the theme, … Continue reading

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A healthy ecosystem involves tribal communities as tigers thrive in areas inhabited by people: Building trust and fostering pride in their accomplishments – World Tiger Day 2015

Photo and information courtesy S.S. Davidson © 2015 Global Tiger Day was celebrated by the students of Adi Dravida welfare Middle school, Udayadi in Kanyakumari district on Wednesday sponsored by Tribal Foundation. A Procession was held, flagged off by Forest … Continue reading

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Eco-spirituality in the face of climate change: Learning from the Kaani tribe of Kanyakumari District – Tamil Nadu

ECO-SPIRITUALITY AND CLIMATE CHANGE WITH REFERENCE TO THE KAANI TRIBE OF KANYAKUMARI FORESTS S Davidson Sargunam, Tribal Foundation, 23, Cave Street, Nagercoil S Suja, Associate Professor, Women’s Christian College, College Road, Chennai Text and photos courtesy S.S. Davidson © 2015 … Continue reading

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The Kani community’s ethno-botanical knowledge of 300 medicinal herbs: Paper presented a the National Jackfruit Festival 2015 – Kerala

Photos and information: courtesy S S Davidson © 2015 Tribal Foundation (Nagercoil) National Jackfruit Festival 2015 15-18 May 2015 Aranmula, Pathanamthitta – 16 May 2015 Scientific Papers Title: Relevance of indigenous knowledge and practices related to jack fruit, with reference to … Continue reading

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