Temsula Ao in These Hills Called Home traces a feminist history of the Naga peoples as they negotiate with their identities and endangered cultural ethos.
Tribal communities have had control over forest lands and distance from progressive civilisation. Post Independence, there have been insufficient efforts to improve their conditions.
Women, moreover Adivasi and tribal women, have contributed greatly to shaping this nation and defending it against external forces.
On the morning of February 18, 1983, more that 1800 people were killed in Nellie and 13 other villages of Nowgong (Nagaon) district of Central Assam. These villages were mostly Muslim-dominated villages
If countrywide NRC becomes a reality, adivasis will be rendered 'stateless' because even CAA does not provide any safety valve for them.
Trees, leaves, birds, animals, mountains, rivers, forests, the whole natural world is invited into an Adivasi dance with love and affection.
Tribal tourism is a symptom of the mistaken belief that we are somehow ‘bettering’ indigenous communities through the imposition of Western systems.
Activists have fought against external forces, defending their forests and rights over land. Let’s take a look at some of the new faces of tribal activism!
Be it the Aarey Forest in Mumbai, the Amazon rainforest in Brazil, or Standing Rock in Dakota, conveniently choosing to look over the indigenous people's rights is something we all do a little too well.
The media's reluctance to recognise young PoC & indigenous climate activists is reflective of the racism underlying climate justice efforts.