Tag Archives: Indigenous Communities

Aman A•song Food Festival held at Darechikgre, Garo Hills

NESFAS held the first ever Aman A•song (Mother Earth) Food Festival (Mother Earth) on December 15, 2019 at the Darechikgre Playground, West Garo Hills. Deputy commissioner (West Garo Hills) Ram Singh and a friend of NESFAS graced the occasion as … Continue reading

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Last Mei-Ramew Farmers’ Market of the year showcases Christmas goodies from three Special Homes    

Shillong: Five communities from Meghalaya gathered at All Saints Hall on Monday for the Mei-Ramew Farmers’ Market, which was organised by the North East Slow Food and Agrobiodiversity Society. The market showcased various chemical-free produce, wild edible plants and plants which were … Continue reading

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Former NESFAS intern wins award at tribal film competition

NESFAS is happy to share that Chentei Khiamniungan, who was an intern at The Indigenous Partnership’s Participatory Video workshop hosted by the organization, won the technical excellence award in the Jai Chandiram Memoraial 2nd National Community Media Film Festival 2019 in … Continue reading

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Celebrating Indigenous food systems as drivers of sustainability, on this International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples!

Post by: Lukas Pawera, TIP Consultant, 9/08/2019 Every year on the 9th of August the world celebrates, the more than 370 million indigenous peoples who speak more than 4000 languages and live on over a quarter of the world´s land … Continue reading

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First Mei-Ramew Farmers’ Market of the year in Shillong

Three communities from Meghalaya participated in the monthly Mei Ramew Farmers’ Market which was organised by the North East Slow Food and Agrobiodiversity Society (NESFAS) on Saturday at the office’s premises in Laitumkhrah. The market showcased and sold various produce … Continue reading

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Indigenous peoples defend Earth’s biodiversity—but they’re in danger

Originally published in National Geographic ORIENTE REGION, ECUADOR Pushed forward by a chugging long-tail motor, an old dugout canoe carries us down the languorous Conambo River, a tributary of the Amazon, at the western edge of Ecuador’s Oriente region. We spend the … Continue reading

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