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Tribal Knowledge Systems, Values and Traditions: Papers presented for “Tribes In Transition-II: Reaffirming Indigenous Identity Through Narrative” (National Conference) – New Delhi

Parallel session 6: Tribal Knowledge Systems, Values and Traditions Chaired by: Mridula Rashmi Kindo, Dept of English, IGNOU, New Delhi Paper Presenters: Arun Kumar Oraon (JNU, New Delhi), Sandesha Rayapa-Garbiyal (JNU, New Delhi), Teresa Tudu (BHU, Varanasi), Shimi Moni Doley … Continue reading

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“A culture to learn a lot from”: Community based Eco-tourism initiatives – North East India

Richa Gupta, thebetterindia.com, Arunachal Pradesh, Environment, Travel, Tribes, June 6, 2014 | To view more photos and read the full article, click here >> A small tribe in Arunachal Pradesh located in a small valley has been able to defeat modern … Continue reading

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Honouring the “Forest Man of India” who created an entire forest: A home for wild elephants, tigers, rhinos and deer – Assam

To read the full story and view more photos, click here >> Thirty-four years ago when he began to plant trees, no one, including him, had the slightest idea that his effort would give birth to an entire forest. It … Continue reading

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Video | Creating a forest single handedly, now home to Bengal tigers, rhinoceros, deer and many varieties of birds: Molai Forest – Assam

To read the full report, click here >> Almost three decades ago, a teenager, after noticing the deaths of a large number of reptiles due to a lack of a tree cover, started planting Bamboo in an area that had … Continue reading

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Vibrant contemporary writing from the north-eastern region: Overcoming marginalisation of culture and literature

K. Satchidanandan Print edition : June 14, 2013 , Frontline Magazine, Columns, Print edition : June 14, 2013 Read the full article and view more photos here >>  The poets from the north-eastern region have to meet the double challenge of truth and … Continue reading

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