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Traditional Knowledge Holder of Laitsohpliah

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Kong Slibon Nongrum of Laitsohpliah, East Khasi Hills, Meghalaya, was a renowned indigenous knowledge holder recognised by NESFAS over the last 5 years of their work for ITM 2015 . She passed away at the age of 83 on the … Continue reading

How India can learn to tackle climate change from its indigenous communities

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Living Monuments of Mawhiang

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The elders talk about a time that the forests were dense, fruit trees were abundant, the climate was cooler, the earth moist and fertile. As they widened their areas under cultivation the forests shrunk, limited only to uncultivable terrains, they … Continue reading

Khasi Food and Shillong Declaration at 15th UNFP

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Date: 13th May 2016; Venue: UN HQ, NYC: Indigenous Perspectives On Food And Wellbeing Finds Audience at The UN Khasi Cuisine found representation and appreciation at the 15th UN Permanent Forum scheduled from the 9th to 20th May 2016, at … Continue reading

Celebration of Bamboo Culture

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Organized by the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA) in collaboration with the Riti Academy of Visual arts, Shillong and the Department of Cultural and Creative Studies, North Eastern Hill University (NEHU), a six day event comprising of … Continue reading