Tag Archives: Mullukurumba

Knowing their rights and making it known: The four indigenous communities in the Gudalur valley of the Nilgiris – Tamil Nadu

The Gudalur valley in the Nilgiris is home to four distinct indigenous communities -Paniyas, Kattunayakans, Mullukurumbas and Bettakurumbas. Source: Cultural Diversity | At the Edge of Existence Address : https://cultureandconservation.wordpress.com/test/ Date Visited: Thu Jan 29 2015 14:32:50 GMT+0100 (CET) On … Continue reading

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The Paniyas, Kattunayakans, Mullukurumbas and Bettakurumbas of the Gudalur valley – Tamil Nadu

The Gudalur valley in the Nilgiris is home to four distinct indigenous communities – Paniyas, Kattunayakans, Mullukurumbas and Bettakurumbas. | Read more >> Source: Cultural Diversity | At the Edge of ExistenceAddress : http://cultureandconservation.wordpress.com/test/Date Visited: Thu Oct 31 2013 18:46:28 GMT+0100 … Continue reading

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What Adivasis themselves have to say: Reflections on life, religion, politics, the past, the present, and the world around them – Tamil Nadu

Through Adivasi eyes by Mari and Stan Thekaekara, ADIVASI : JULY 16, 2000  Read the entire article >> Reams have been written about adivasis by so-called experts. Much of it is subjective interpretation, an exercise I have always been wary of … Continue reading

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Our trip to the Adivasi festival in Ranchi: School blog about an excursion from the Nilgiri mountains of Tamil Nadu to Jharkhand in central India

This week, our blog is coming to you from the students of Class 9. […] In order, you can see (back row left-right) Tariq (one of our supervisors), Srudilaya, Prasad, Mridul, Priya (one of our teachers), then (front row left-right) … Continue reading

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Dialogues through dance – Mallika Sarabhai and her troupe in Gudalur – Tamil Nadu

MARI MARCEL THEKAEKARA, The Hindu, 1 May 2010 Universal language: Darpana performs in Gudalur. Photo: Claudia Aufschnaiter – The Hindu As Mallika Sarabhai and her troupe performed for the adivasis in Gudalur, it ignited a spark, of using dance for social change. … Continue reading

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