Indigenous Heroines: A Saga of Tribal Women of India

Publisher: IWGIA
Author: Alma Grace Barla
Number of pages: 209
ISBN number: 978-87-92786-61-6
Publication language: English
Country publication is about: India
Region publication is about: Asia
Release year: 2015

Tags: Women, Human rights

This book is dedicated to all the indigenous tribal women and men of India who have sacrificed their lives to protect 'Mother Earth', indigenous identity and culture; to martyrs of the freedom movement; to the thousands of innocent women, men and children who are victims of violence in the conflict areas of the Northeastern and Central East Indian states; and to those who continue to work to safeguard the fundamental human rights of indigenous peoples by upholding democratic values in line with traditional knowledge systems and best practices.

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