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Indigenous women know how to nurture nature. We need to listen to them.

Indigenous women's traditional knowledge and practices can help us to survive with nature instead of abusing it. In Bangladesh, their inherent value are yet to be fully understood and duly recognised by the scientific community, development practitioners and policymakers alike.

August 9, 2022
August 9, 2022

‘Indigenous In the Edge’ outlines lives of 17 ethnic groups in Bangladesh

Members of each community have reviewed the information that attempts to offer insight into the histories, homes, the clans and tribes that make up each community, the food habits and religious and cultural practices, and the languages, written and oral, they employ. 

August 8, 2022
August 8, 2022

Indigenous women know how to nurture nature. We need to listen to them.

Indigenous women's traditional knowledge and practices can help us to survive with nature instead of abusing it. In Bangladesh, their inherent value are yet to be fully understood and duly recognised by the scientific community, development practitioners and policymakers alike.

November 13, 2021
November 13, 2021

Recipes from across Bangladesh

What better way to spend your weekends than to try your hand at recipes for delectable dishes from our indigenous communities in Bangladesh.

August 9, 2021
August 9, 2021

Books exploring the lives of indigenous peoples

The book is a complete treatise on the development of the Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT).

March 28, 2019
March 28, 2019

Their homes burnt, where will they go?

A report published in this daily on March 27 has once again brought to the fore how the vulnerability of indigenous communities is often used as an instrument of exploitation against them.

May 7, 2018
May 7, 2018

Mro life on the Sangu bank

The lady of the house carried the first batch of drinking water from the nearby dying Sangu River with her two-month-old daughter in tow.

May 7, 2018
May 7, 2018

Keep peace in the hills: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday stressed the need for maintaining a peaceful atmosphere in the hill tracts of the country.

August 10, 2016
August 10, 2016

Ensure equal rights, dignity

It was their day. They gathered, joined hands and spoke up to draw the government's attention to their demands for their rights and

June 27, 2016
June 27, 2016

Leaving home in fear of torture

Fearing torture and harassment allegedly by forest officials, around 187 Bangladeshi indigenous men, women and children of five villages under Kalenga Reserve Forest in Habiganj tried to cross into India on Saturday early morning.

October 31, 2015
October 31, 2015

Huge Amazon reserve fires contained

Brazilian officials have managed to contain several forest fires that have destroyed half of an indigenous reserve in the Amazon region.