Tag Archives: Andamanese

A new anthropological museum in Kolkata: New light on hunter-gatherers and modern India’s cultural and linguistic diversity – West Bengal

Shiv Sahay Singh, The Hindu, Kolkata, February 20, 2017 | To read the full article, click here >> A new museum in Kolkata tells the tale of how modern humans in the Indian subcontinent evolved from ancestors who arrived about 12.3 million … Continue reading

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Researching India’s aboriginal culture from a historical and global perspective: IIAS Leiden – The Netherlands

Sofya A. Maretina (PhD) presented the paper entitled `Andaman Islands: society and nature’. She is well known as an expert on the minority peoples of India and the author of the series of monographs on the Naga and other tribes … Continue reading

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Census 2011: Enumeration of Primitive Tribes in Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Enumeration of Primitive Tribes in A&N Islands – A Challenge Census operation in the remote and far-flung Union Territory of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands had been a tough but fascinating exercise down the corridor of time. Barring Narcondam Island … Continue reading

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Tribal rights and conservation – Andaman and Nicobar Islands

PANKAJ SEKHSARIA, The Hindu, February 4, 2012 Unlike the rest of India, tribal rights and conservation are not at the opposite ends of the spectrum in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Yet, there are challenges. In a national scenario where wildlife … Continue reading

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