Is this Artisans' 'Transformation'?
Artisans of Kachchh have entrepreneurial skills, too, which retailers like Amazon need to recognize
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.
An ancient art is earning modern dividends in Khasi Hills
"Their organic dyes and processing methods have now become an area of study and research for design students”
An Anti-Forest Policy: Rhetoric or Sleight of Hand?
A government intent on “building on our rich cultural heritage” and “participatory”, would provide the adivasis rightful space for self-governance
Bridging urban-rural divide
Cooperative initiatives that involve urban and rural people to solve problems of villages as well as cities, help to bridge the rural-urban divide
Gained in Translation: Some necessary superstitions
a grove belonging to this goddess, or the woods belonging to some snake or ghost - folklore is replete with forest-saving superstitions
Does Art Have a Caste? A Debate on Carnatic Music
The aim is to go well beyond personalities, to focus squarely on the issues and raise the level of discussion about art and society.
Maharashtra's Feast in The Forest
The forest foods movement is about both ancient knowledge and the underlying wisdom of the forest people...
In a Pickle
amla (wild and cultivated gooseberry), star gooseberry, hog plum (amtekai), kokam , ginger, star fruit ( carambola), bamboo shoot, pepper, tamarind...