Tag Archives: Indigenous peoples

This Earth Day, Away from Pollution, Towards Solutions

Earth day, 22nd April, is a day where we inspire more awareness and appreciation for the Earth’s natural gifts. It now takes place in more than 193 countries around the world. On this day, the world would encourage everyone to turn off all the unwanted things away. Continue reading

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Umsawwar community and NESFAS stand tall against Umngot Hydro Electric Project construction

The year 2007 marked the inception of the Umngot Hydro Electric Project construction when initially survey started taking place. Umsawwar community, of Mawkynrew C&RD Block, East Khasi Hills, which presently homes 529 people, has always been at the forefront of protesting against this project since 2012 till date.
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International Day Of The World’s Indigenous Peoples 2020

STATEMENT OF NESFAS/THE INDIGENOUS PARTNERSHIP (TIP)  As we commemorate the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, let us not forget that supporting Indigenous Peoples is not only a social good; it is also a sound development policy. Defending the … Continue reading

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A cultural heritage under threat and under valued

Originally published: Committee on World Food Security CFS44 “Indigenous people believe that Man belongs to the World; civilized people believe that the World belongs to Man.” Daniel Quinn There are only 370 million indigenous peoples in this world. And they safeguard … Continue reading

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How India can learn to tackle climate change from its indigenous communities- Mridula Chari, Scroll In

Article published in: Scroll.in Phrang Roy, a Khasi biodiversity activist, says it is important to weigh science and indigenous knowledge equally and take the best from both worlds. Phrang Roy, better known as Bah Phrang, was born and raised in … Continue reading

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