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The “participatory guarantee system” (PGS Organic Council): A renewed effort to sustain the lives and cultures of indigenous communities – Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve

Rich Forests: Making a living under the canopy […] PGS has been received enthusiastically in India and elsewhere. The PGS Organic Council was registered in Goa, India, in April 2011. Since then, the Government of India – under the national … Continue reading

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More than 900 medicinal plants are used in both classical and oral health tradition including tribal medicines: Scientists at the Department of Ethnomedicine, Jawaharlal Nehru Tropical Botanic Garden and Research Institute – Kerala

The Hindu, Kozhikode, February 16, 2013 | Read the full article here >> The vitality of different styles of massage practiced by tribal communities across the State, besides the curative use of herbal vapour among them, were on display during a … Continue reading

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Film review of “Have you seen the Arana?”: Award winning documentary feature on Wayanad’s treasure trove of flora and fauna – Kerala

Online viewing: Trailer and more information >> Bikas Mishra | Sunday, April 21st, 2013 Bikas Mishra writes about Sunanda Bhat’s documentary feature which won the John Abraham Award recently | Read the entire review here >> The Adiya people of Wayanad believe that their … Continue reading

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Adivasi community event and documentary film screening hosted by Accord – Tamil Nadu

Accord held a meeting in memory of Manoharan who passed away in 2012. He worked with Accord for 20 years. A lecture was delivered by Shashank Kela, author of a recently published book titled ‘A Rogue and Peasant Slave’ dealing … Continue reading

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Human Development Report of Tribal Communities 2010 – Kerala

Roy Mathew, The Hindu, THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, September 30, 2010 Land alienation continues to be a major issue among tribal communities, according to studies done by the State Planning Board. The Human Development Report of Tribal Communities in Kerala, prepared by the Planning … Continue reading

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