Indigenous Culture

Community Survey

A Peek Into the Life and Culture of Kashmir’s Gurez Valley

 
/ July 24, 2020

If Jammu and Kashmir is remote and disconnected, wait till you read about Kashmir's Gurez valley.

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A Dowry-Free Community in a Country of Dowry Deaths

 
/ July 25, 2018

The Baiga community, like many Adivasi communities, does not follow the patriarchal dowry system, setting an example in a country where women are killed for dowry every day.

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Can a Thread Tie Modernisation and Tradition Together?

 
/ May 25, 2018

As more and more communities become ‘modern’, a civilisation as old as India runs the risk of losing its age-old cultures. Is there a way for societies to progress without getting stuck in the past?

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Green College: Education with a Purpose

 
/ January 2, 2018

The Green College in Odisha is leading by example in the field of rural innovation and sustainable livelihoods.

Keeping Indigenous Culture Alive, One Song at a Time

 
/ July 11, 2017

The Gauda community of Goa struggles to keep its indigenous culture from eroding in the face of imposed cultural practices and looks at traditional music as the first point of revival.

A Retired Postmaster Revives Traditional Agriculture in Madhya Pradesh

 
/ May 25, 2017

Away from the genetically modified seeds, one man with indigenous seeds has started an agricultural revolution in Madhya Pradesh

A Retired Postmaster Revives Traditional Agriculture in Madhya Pradesh

 
/ May 12, 2017

Away from the genetically modified seeds, one man with indigenous seeds has started an agricultural revolution in Madhya Pradesh

A New Festival in Madhya Pradesh Revives a Lost Indigenous Culture

 
/ May 5, 2017

Thousands of people have gathered in Verwada, Badhwani to celebrate the newest festival in Madhya Pradesh - the festival of Rani Kajal Mata, an ancient, indigenous deity.