Tag Archives: Kattunayakan

Learning from the Kattunayakan community: How to live with elephants? – Tamil Nadu

Elephant conservation: Can elephants and humans live together? by Tarsh Thekaekara, The Guardian, Monday 6 March 2017  | To view more photos and read the full article, click here >> Berserk beasts, trashed crops, vengeful villagers: tales of ‘conflict’ come thick and fast … Continue reading

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Lessons from the Kattunayakan and Soliga tribal communities: Recent studies on better forest fire management – Tamil Nadu & Karnataka

Notes from the Other Side of a Forest Fire by Tarsh Thekaekara, Abi Tamim Vanak, Ankila J Hiremath, Nitin D Rai, Jayashree Ratnam, Raman Sukumar in Economic & Political Weekly, June 24, 2017 Source: Courtesy Tarsh Thekaekara by email (18 July … Continue reading

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The “master honey hunters” of Wayanad’s forests: Kattunayikka tribesmen’s involvement for sustainable honey harvesting – Kerala

K R Rajeev, Times of India, May 18, 2017  | To read the full article, click here >> KOZHIKODE: Heavy summer rain has turned out to be manna from the skies for tribal honey hunters in Wayanad, the leading wild honey producing region … Continue reading

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Information Relating to Tribals: The National Commission for Scheduled Tribes (NCST) – Government of India

The National Commission for Scheduled Tribes (NCST) was established by amending Article 338 and inserting a new Article 338A in the Constitution through the Constitution (89th Amendment) Act, 2003. | Learn more >> Source: Introduction | National Commission for Scheduled … Continue reading

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Slideshow | Vidyodaya’s summer camp for learning, brainstorming, fun, observations, discussions and reflections – Tamil Nadu

To view the slideshow and learn more about Vidyodaya, a “non-competitive and cooperative” Adivasi-school, click here >> Camps had always played an important role to build relationships among the children. 92 children attended the camps this year – with lot of learning, … Continue reading

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