Posts Tagged ‘tribes of Nilgiris’

IB students Field Study. The Todas (Primitive Tribe): Tradition, Culture & Heritage

IB students Field Study.  The Todas (Primitive Tribe):  Tradition, Culture & Heritage

  IBDP students from a leading international school visited 2 tribal hamlets in the upper Nilgiris (South India) region to study the culture, religious practices, ceremonies and modern day challenges of The Toda tribe – classified as a Primitive Tribal Group (PTG). […]

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The Todas: A photo tour

The Todas:  A photo tour

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Father of Nilgiriology: Prof Paul Hockings

Father of Nilgiriology:  Prof Paul Hockings

Prof Paul Hockings is the Professor Emeritus of Anthropology at the University of Illinois, USA. He is also the Adjunct Curator of Anthropology at the Field Museum of Natural History and Editor-in-Chief of ‘Visual Anthropology’. Prof Hockings has been researching the Nilgiris, […]

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Arsh: The need for preservation

Arsh:  The need for preservation

Toda Architecture:  Need for preservation A field study by IB – Diploma students by One Earth Foundation   Arsh:  The Toda hut is rapidly disappearing from Toda Munds in the Nilgiris.  Many villages still have a few remaining huts but most are […]

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One Earth Foundation’s project among Top 10 presented at India CSR Summit – New Delhi

One Earth Foundation’s project among Top 10 presented at India CSR Summit – New Delhi

  The 10 shortlisted entries after the two-stage evaluation process for ‘IdeaPitch’ Presentation in ‘India CSR Summit 2014’ All India Institute of Local Self Government Pune: Menstrual Hygiene Management: creating Enabling Environment in Schools for Privacy, Dignity and Education for Adolescent Girl […]

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Traditional Knowledge & Tribes of Nilgiris

Traditional Knowledge & Tribes of Nilgiris

Educational Field Trips to understand, explore and take positive action to revive dying traditional knowledge systems of the tribes of Nilgiris Over thousands of years, indigenous people around the world have lived in harmony with nature, accepted its supremacy, learned through trial, […]

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Clean Water for Tribal Communities

Clean Water for Tribal Communities

Vellaricombai, a small hamlet with about 30 residents, rests on the steep slopes of the Nilgiris mountains.  The Primitive Tribal Group – Kurumbas, have called it home for millenia.  The Kurumbas have traditionally practiced art, medicine and music.  These traditional knowledge systems […]

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IGCSE & ICSE students on a tribal study excursion

IGCSE & ICSE students on a tribal study excursion

IGCSE and ICSE students of 9th grade from Bangalore participated in a 3 days camp to study the tribes of Nilgiris, their inter-relationships and present day livelihood challenges. One Earth Foundation set up campat Coonoor for this group of 50 enthusiastic students […]

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SUPW projects by AS level students

SUPW projects by AS level students

 One Earth Foundation organized a Socially Useful & Productive Work (SUPW) excursion to the ecologically and culturally sensitive region of Nilgiris for AS level students from Bangalore.   An enthusiastic group of 30+ students with the support of their senior teachers decided […]

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The Todas of Nilgiris – Study projects

The Todas of Nilgiris – Study projects

The Todas of Nilgiris – Study projects to understand the origins, history, culture, habitat, social organization, rituals, inter-tribal relationships & dynamics and current livelihood & economic challenges  One Earth Foundation recently organized 3 study projects  involving IBDP students from Bangalore, Pune & […]

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