A Room with Many Views
The idea that we can deploy uniquely Indian alternative responses to global issues is a fascinating one. It created the non-aligned movement.
The Diverging Paths of Two Young Women Foretell the Fate of a Tribe in India
The tribe’s resilience is based on an intellectual heritage—one taught not in writing but in oral lore, manual skills, and naturalist knowledge.
Unique school in Assam accepts plastic waste as school fees!
... to create a curriculum that would fit the students’ aspirations, enabling them and their families to build a better tomorrow.
World Biodiversity Day: Why language should not be forgotten
“Tribal languages are a treasure trove of knowledge about a region’s flora, fauna and medicinal plants,"
A brand new yarn: The return of handloom weaving in Kutch
Of renewed interest in weaving and about its allure in terms of economics, culture, identity, dignity, convenience, social ties, and innovation.
Sikkim’s Khangchendzonga Biosphere Reserve braids nature with culture as tourism expands
" Biocultural knowledge is the secret of how communities have responded and adapted to climate change and globalisation"
The Centre Cannot Hold: How GN Devy challenges our concept of knowledge
Devy is now at the frontline of the war over knowledge, language and politics.
The indigenous doctors and Healers of Chhattisgarh
Knowledge and a respect for ecology still enables the local traditional healers to ensure immense faith and following by Chhattisgarh folk.