Tag Archives: Katunaikar

Learning how to use video in rural education: A documentary made by Adivasi pupils in Gudalur (Nilgiri mountains) – Tamil Nadu

Recently we learnt how to shoot and edit films using video cameras and softwares, and now we are doing interviews with the people in our villages. Teachers and pupils of the school run by the Viswa Bharati Vidyodaya Trust belong to all … Continue reading

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Our trip to the Adivasi festival in Ranchi: School blog about an excursion from the Nilgiri mountains of Tamil Nadu to Jharkhand in central India

This week, our blog is coming to you from the students of Class 9. […] In order, you can see (back row left-right) Tariq (one of our supervisors), Srudilaya, Prasad, Mridul, Priya (one of our teachers), then (front row left-right) … Continue reading

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Storytelling and local history in tribal school curriculum: Gudalur region (Nilgiri) – Tamil Nadu

March 27th, 2013  […] A few of us have been busy over the last few weeks. We are trying to find ways to share stories of our local history with other in our school and family. For many years, the … Continue reading

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Cycling for Elephants! Initiative by The Shola Trust in Gudalur – Tamil Nadu

We are working with the Make a Difference (MaD) initiative to organise a cycling fund-raiser for our work around ‘elephants in the matrix’. The ‘conflict vs coexistence’ (and larger sharing vs sparing) debate is of course vibrant, but most our work is in … 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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