What we can Learn from the Tribals about Forests as a Source of Food Security

“Forests are the root of our existence. We care for forests as they provide us with food, teach us the way of life, and do not discriminate."

Slow food festival held in Kotagiri

Tribal groups brought tubers, greens, millets and even milk from indigenous cattle that have been used by them for many generations.

The Newtons of Gadchiroli: tribals rise to power in local body polls

The battle these elected representatives are waging against indiscriminate mining, and for tribal rights ...

A Village in Bengal Where Every Inmate is an Artist

The Patua painters also sing Pater Gaans which may relate to mythology and tribal rituals or to issues like preventing spread of HIV/AIDS.

Unique study trains eyes on 'Devrai's

NGO, forest dept assessing sacred groves across Pune divn, encouraging residents to sustain beneficial traditions.

Millets farming, the Kondh Way

“Whatever I obtain from my field feeds my family, our community; the birds, the insects and the animals who visit my field. Everyone is full!”

इमली महुआ - स्वातंत्र्याची शाळा (शिक्षण, शिकणं आणि शाळा याविषयी चिंतन) (in Marathi)

प्रत्येक विद्यार्थी दररोज आपण काय करायचं ते ठरवत आलेला आहे. मुलं आपण निवडलेल्या गोष्टीत दिवसभर मग्न राहतात एवढं खरं!

मी, लोकनृत्य आणि वृक्षदिंडी (in Marathi)

आपण सर्व एकाच उर्जेचा भाग आहोत ही जाणीव बहुतेक आदिम संस्कृृतीत असलेली दिसते - एका हौशी, सोप्या वाटणार्‍या लोकनृत्यातून जगण्याचं तत्वज्ञानच उभं राहिलं.

Musings on Education, Learning and Schooling in the context of Imlee Mahuaa School

Every child has determined what he/she will do at School that day. Every child is busy throughout the day, engrossed in whatever he/she has chosen...

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