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Towards better and healthier education for all tribal children: Pioneering ‘bag- free schools’ in Wayanad – Kerala

Kozhikode: A school in Wayanad, where majority of students hail from tribal and other economically weaker sections, has set a model by doing away with school bags. While lugging heavy school bags has been a daily burden to students elsewhere, … Continue reading

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More than 900 medicinal plants are used in both classical and oral health tradition including tribal medicines: Scientists at the Department of Ethnomedicine, Jawaharlal Nehru Tropical Botanic Garden and Research Institute – Kerala

The Hindu, Kozhikode, February 16, 2013 | Read the full article here >> The vitality of different styles of massage practiced by tribal communities across the State, besides the curative use of herbal vapour among them, were on display during a week-long workshop for … Continue reading

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Sacred groves foster a sense of togetherness and harmony: Protecting nature in and beyond India’s tribal communities – Kerala & Karnataka

CULTURAL TRADITIONS OF NATURE CONSERVATION IN INDIA by Dr S.M. Nair Living in harmony with Nature has been an integral part of Indian culture. This has been abundantly reflected in a variety of traditional practices, religious beliefs, rituals, folklore, arts … Continue reading

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Kerala State Folklore Akademi: An independent center for cultural affairs reviving interest in rural life – Kerala

“The Folklore Akademy, recently in its study and analysis have identified various other folklore art forms which are a part of our rich cultural heritage. ‘Brahmini pattu’, ‘Chaatt Pattu’, ‘Chakra Pattu’, ‘Kadal vanchi Pattu’ and the tribal songs are the … Continue reading

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Learning from tribal communities: Ecology and health issues

For a natural balance A National Consultation on Wildlife Conservation and People’s Livelihood Rights stresses the need to work towards conservation projects that are equally sensitive to the needs of wildlife and local communities. PANKAJ SEKHSARIA & ASHISH KOTHARI CAN … Continue reading

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