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Jan 22, 2020
Citizenship status in limbo, fate of Chakma tribe in Arunachal underscores question of who belongs, who doesn'tThe case of the Chakmas of Arunachal Pradesh under both Congress and BJP rule proves that in actual practice, it is the state governments that determine who gets or doesn’t get citizenship.
May 17, 2019
Why I want to secede from IndiaMizoram’s Prism Party proposes and advocates the right to secession bill to ensure that the UN indigenous peoples declaration is followed in letter and spirit
Apr 06, 2019
Tibetan nomads forcibly 'resettled' by China struggle with loss of an over 8,000-year-old heritageFor more than 8,000 years, Tibetan nomads have lived in perfect harmony with their surroundings.
Jul 02, 2018
Indigenous communities practice effective forest conservation, but remain excluded from policyIndigenous peoples perhaps have been the best guardians of the Earth's natural resources, but they are increasingly being deprived of land
Apr 26, 2018
For Madhya Pradesh's tribals, too wide a gap between state policies and realityA five-year roadmap for overall development of tribals was on the agenda when Narendra Modi visited Mandla, Madhya Pradesh
Apr 18, 2018
The Outsiders: Nomadic Bakkarwal tribe in focus after Kathua rape caseBakkarwals (literally ‘goat people’) are nomadic pastoralists from Jammu and Kashmir. They move to the plains of Jammu in winter, and the high mountains of Kashmir in the summer, making way not just for their flocks of sheep and goat, but also for the entire trekking industry in the state.
Oct 29, 2017
The lost tribes of India: For vulnerable indigenous communities, is integration the only answer?For India's tribes, initiatives that help in sustaining a traditional way of life while improving access to modern facilities could provide a way forward
Sep 17, 2017
Travelling with the Van Gujjars: Tracing a forest-dwelling nomadic tribe's spring migrationThe Van Gujjars, who trace their origins back to Kashmir, first came to the Shivaliks some 1,500 years ago
Jul 10, 2015
Pope Francis asks forgiveness for church crimes against indigenous in BoliviaPope Francis apologized on Thursday for the sins, offenses and crimes committed by the Catholic Church against indigenous peoples during the colonial-era conquest of the Americas, delivering a powerful mea culpa on the part of the church in the climactic highlight of his South American pilgrimage.
Jan 14, 2012
Mainstreaming the Jarawas would be a disaster: Tribal rights bodyAs the Centre plans to discuss the possibility of inclusion of Jarawa tribes of Andaman and Nicobar Islands into the mainstream, tribal rights body 'Survival International' today said such steps would be prove to be a disaster.