Category Archives: Networking

Workshop on Banam Making: Appreciation for the ancient musical string instrument of the Santals – West Bengal

1st Phase-Workshop on Banam Making (One of the ancient musical instruments of the Santals) Date & Time: 18-19 August 2018, from 9:30 am to 5:00 pm Venue:  Museum of Santal Culture, Bishnubati, Birbhum Organized by Ghosaldanga Bishnubati Adibasi Trust, Birbhum, West … Continue reading

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Audio | The Muskoka Summit on the Environment – Canada

Restoring our relationship with nature from lake beds to treetops Indigenous peoples have all around the world have principles and values that we can learn from, that will help us to understand what our responsibility is here. (9:33) What’s emerging … Continue reading

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The Right to Information Act (RTI): Legislation that empowers citizens to prevent illegitimate concentrations of power

The basic object of the Right to Information Act is to empower the citizens, promote transparency and accountability in the working of the Government, contain corruption, and make our democracy work for the people in real sense. It goes without … Continue reading

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An inspiration to many young girls from the Koya tribe: Jayanti Buruda, “the first female voice from the tribe to enter the mainstream media” –  Odisha

Lakshmi Karunakaran, thebetterindia.com, February 12, 2018 | Read the full story >> Girls among the Koya tribe have a staggeringly low literacy level. “Girls hardly go to school, the literacy rate among girls is below 15 percent,” she adds. With … Continue reading

Posted in Adverse inclusion, Childhood and children, Community facilities, Eastern region, Education and literacy, Figures, census and other statistics, History, Maps, Media portrayal, Modernity, Names and communities, Networking, Organizations, Press snippets, Rural poverty, Storytelling, Success story, Women | Tagged | Comments Off on An inspiration to many young girls from the Koya tribe: Jayanti Buruda, “the first female voice from the tribe to enter the mainstream media” –  Odisha

Video | Rainwater harvesting by the “hill dwelling” Sauria Paharia community: Compensating loss of forest cover through agriculture – Jharkhand

 Videovolunteers | Read the full story here >> Published on Feb 7, 2017  In the hills of Jharkhand reside the ancient tribe called the Sauria Paharias (hill dwellers). This Scheduled Tribe, considered as one of the oldest dwellers of … Continue reading

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