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Farewell to tribals attending R-Day celebrations in Delhi
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Farewell to tribals attending R-Day celebrations in Delhi

Mysuru: Two tribals, namely Vasanthi (Malekudiya tribal) of Nellikaru village in Mangaluru taluk of Dakshina Kannada district and Krishnappa Maravanthe (Gowdalu) of Kalasa Post, Mudigere taluk, Chikmagalur district, who are selected to represent the State from Tribal communities at the Republic Day (R-Day) celebrations in New Delhi on Jan.26, were given farewell at a programme…

Three tribals from Hunsur stuck in Mozambique
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Three tribals from Hunsur stuck in Mozambique

Hunsur: Three tribals belonging to Hakki-Pikki community from Pakshirajapura village near Hunsur have been stuck at Nampula in Mozambique for the last three months and they have been banned from leaving that country. The tribals are Saiju, Madhu Chandran and Praveen from Pakshirajapura that is well known for Ayurvedic treatment, massages and herbal remedies. All…

Tribals leading a miserable life in Periyapatna taluk
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Tribals leading a miserable life in Periyapatna taluk

Periyapatna: Tribals are one of the most vulnerable groups in India and despite crores of money being spent on various Government policies and programmes, they remain the most excluded and live in miserable conditions. This is due to various factors such as geographical isolation, lack of political will, poor healthcare delivery systems, beliefs and customs….

‘Age-old practices of tribals vanishing’
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‘Age-old practices of tribals vanishing’

Mysuru: Globalisation has affected the tribal culture and realising this, efforts are on to document their history and culture, said Karnataka State Tribal Research Institute, Mysuru, Director Prof. T. T. Basavanagowda. He was speaking at the inauguration of the two-day State-level Tribal festival jointly organised by the Ministry of Tribal Affairs and Karnataka State Tribal…

Book talk: Tale of India’s trampled tribals
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Book talk: Tale of India’s trampled tribals

Title : ‘Tribal’ Heritage: An Overlooked chapter of Indian History Author : Promode Kumar Misra Pages : 542 Price : Rs. 1,700 Publisher : Ingramspark, USA Known for long years in academic circles, of Mysuru in particular, Dr. Promode Kumar Misra, a long time resident of the city, an accomplished anthropologist, brings to bear in…

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