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The rich diversity of a tribal heritage in a resurgent India: Coping with economical development, modernity and globalisation – Kerala

Jiby Kattakayam, The Hindu, Kozhikode, December 18, 2009 Unknown to many in the district and the Adivasi communities, the Ethnology Museum at the Kerala Institute for Research, Training and Development Studies of Scheduled Castes and Schedules Tribes (KIRTADS) at Chevayur … Continue reading

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“Kocharethi calls upon us to ethically engage with it, to question our complicity” – First novel by an adivasi in Kerala

To read the full book review by Pramod K. Nayar, click here >> Narayan, Kerala’s first tribal novelist, avoids romanticising his milieu. Kocharethi is about the hidden poetry of marginal lives… The temptation to exoticise cultures that have not been … Continue reading

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Dealing with challenges for Adivasis in states having widely different human development indicators: Kerala, Odisha, Chhattisgarh & Jharkhand

The lynching of Madhu in Kerala must shock our conscience into recognising the dispossession of India’s tribals | Read the full article in The Hindu (3 March 2018) >> […]  The sculpture of Madhu points to the fundamental but hidden … Continue reading

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“What if kings and kingdoms existed today?”: Matrilineal kingship among the Mannan tribal community of Idukki – Kerala

Basil Poulose, The Better India, 13 April 2017 | To view a series of photos and read the full article, click here >> Stories of kings, palaces and chariots from history books always manage capture our imagination. What if kings and kingdoms existed … Continue reading

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Combining traditional biodiversity knowledge with “livelihood enhancement”: The SBI Life Adivasi youth skill development programme for Wayanad – Kerala

E.M. Manoj, The Hindu, Kalpetta, November 28, 2015  | To read the full article, click here >> The SBI Life Adivasi youth skill development programme, a project being implemented jointly by the M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF) here and SBI Life Insurance Company, Kerala, … Continue reading

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