indigenous communities

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

Navigating a world without Indigenous representation

When a child is disrespected for who she is, she will reject her home and culture.

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.

August 7, 2022
August 7, 2022

Support heritage, protect culture and feed authenticity

Some have taken a similar stance when it comes to fashion. The Chakma, Marma, Garo, Santal and others have their own traditional, heritage wear; many of the new generation may not feel comfortable wearing their heritage outfits and that’s where fashion designer Tenzing Chakma begs to differ.

June 15, 2022
June 15, 2022

The indigenous experience is similar, be it in Bangladesh or Canada

Researching the plight of Indigenous people is a passion of mine because I am Indigenous.

March 12, 2019
March 12, 2019

Ensure constitutional rights of Dalits, indigenous people

A recent TIB study shows that the Dalits and indigenous communities of the plain lands in Bangladesh have been facing widespread socio-economic discrimination, often being deprived of education, healthcare, even government's basic immunisation programmes, and employment as well as other basic human rights.