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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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Malayalam poetry to hitherto unexpressed human conditions: “The city’s late discovery of the forest” – Kerala

S Joseph, who introduced Malayalam poetry to hitherto unexpressed human conditions (Meenkaran, Mesthri, Kotta, Identity Card, Chila Irunda Idangal, Aana, Maruku, Pengalude Bible) with very ordinary, pared down words, has wandered through life’s mean streets to reach where he is today. Indeed, … Continue reading

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Alcohol and drug-awareness group, political leaders and women activists worried: Increased alcoholism in Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh

What’s the price of the ‘right’ to alcohol? By Mari Marcel Thekaekara, New Internationalist, March 8, 2013 While successive governments have patted themselves on their backs, each claiming credit for our galloping economy, India refuses to talk about the enormous social costs to … Continue reading

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How India’s tribal communities meet modern challenges in areas such as health, education and economical development – Press roundup

The Hindu, New Delhi, May 19, 2017 | To read the full article, click here >> Newborns in India have a lesser chance of survival than babies born in Afghanistan and Somalia, according to the latest Global Burden of Disease (GBD) study … Continue reading

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