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Indigenous food, culture and identity of the Western Ghats: “Practitioners Conclave” at Mahabaleshwar – Maharashtra

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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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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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