The Changpas’ way of life is undergoing shocks and disruption
The Changpas embody custodianship as a model of relationship with nature, embedded in ecological pragmatism, an alternative to the modern construct of ownership.
Herding On The Brink: Why India Needs To Support Its Pastoralists
Traditional pastoralism is facing an existential threat. Decades of neglect require more cohesive efforts to be put in for their conservation.
Understanding ‘Bait’: Stories from the Alpine Pastures of Jammu and Kashmir
The popularity of Bait (बैत) (traditional music) is significant due to the presence and visibility of Gojri language in public spaces.
Locking horns to save the Sacred Cow: India’s Indigenous Pastoralists Fight for Their Livelihoods and Cultural Traditions
... a classic case of community-based improvement and conservation of an Indigenous livestock germplasm.