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Tribal participation in efforts to overcome diseases and malnutrition: Tribal activist and medical doctor Dr. Kamalakshi – Kerala

K.A. Shaji, The Hindu, Palakkad, July 1, 2014 A doctor couple have dedicated their life to the tribal people of Attappady. Till two decades ago, the majority of tribal people in Attappady were reluctant to approach doctors even in cases … Continue reading

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Not a lack of knowledge but loss of land behind malnutrition: How forced dependence on distribution system shatters self-sustained communities – Kerala

K. A. SHAJI, The Hindu, PALAKKAD, June 15, 2014 A year after a large number of child deaths were reported from Attappady owing to malnutrition, an official survey held in the past two weeks has found that 572 children below … Continue reading

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Wikipedia – list of tribal communities in Kerala

Tribals in Kerala (Adivasis of Kerala) are the indigenous population found in the southern Indian state of Kerala. Most of the tribal people of Kerala live in the forests and mountains of Western Ghats, bordering Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. […] Tribals in Kerala are living on … Continue reading

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Kerala’s Scheduled Tribes

In Kerala there are still 37 Scheduled Tribes out of 48 tribal communities; their number is only 1.26% of the state’s population.  What this figure indicates is that the rate of the assimilation of the aboriginals of Kerala has been … Continue reading

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