For recent reports on India’s tribal cultural heritage, search select periodicals in the above search window. A list of periodicals, online journals and portals included in each custom search is found here >>
In the above search window, enter several combinations of search words, regions of India and names while including “tribal” or “tribe” in order to get a good impression of indigenous customs, education, crafts, endangered languages, or rights laid down in the Forest Rights Act (FRA). This includes success stories in the fields of ecology, economy, conservation efforts by tribal communities, branches of the Indian government, institutions of higher learning and NGOs.
Searches based on your keywords include up-to-date news on grass root efforts providing tribal communities with balanced nutrition and health services based on hereditary knowledge and informal teaching methods that have maintained India’s biodiversity (studied worldwide as “ethnobotany“).
For example: the combination of search words “tribal grass root efforts” yields the following report on an “empowering journey by educating the tribal youth about their rights and responsibilities”, published on the occasion of the 2019 International Women’s Day in The Hindu: “These women from Visakhapatnam are bringing changes at grassroot level” (i.e. two women’s NGO’s founded in Vizianagaram district) | Read the full report here >>
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