INTRODUCTION TO SENTINELESE
by SYLVESTER PIDELIUS for Free
It was heartening to witness a vast majority of people environmentalist demonstrators gathered on South African beaches holding up the peace symbol and brandished a giant model snoek fish on Sunday (Dec 5) to voice their dissent against an offshore 3D seismic survey planned by energy giant Shell. Ecologists consider that the exploration technique could […]
In a historic judgement, the Jayapura Administrative Court in West Papua Province of Indonesia ruled in favour of a district head who had revoked permits allowing more than a dozen palm oil companies to operate in Indigenous Forest areas and turn them into plantations. The head of Sorong district, Johny Kamuru was sued by three […]
With some 87 ethnic groups and 65 different languages, Colombia is the second most ethnically diverse country in the Americas, after Brazil. Indigenous communities in Colombia practice a sustainable food system that involves artisanal fishing and rotating crop structures within cycles of flooding periods. The tribes have accustomed to sustaining biodiversity in places of living. […]
This course gave me an interesting insight into the study of Traditional paintings of the Warli tribes, but I am trying to widen my knowledge on more on Warli paintings and willing to do a comparative study. The traditional nuances upholding the culture has given a new dimension to this study. So far I am very clear and satisfied about the contents of the course.
The lectures and text materials have been easy to follow, and easy to understand. I also enjoy being able to prepare paper presentation on the culture and tradition of the Gadabas. I have gained ample of knowledge and made my own notes to better remember what I was taught. I believe that courses like these would become the cornerstone of your courses being successful.
It is no exaggeration to say this IITSR experience was transformative–both professionally and personally. This workshop will long remain a high point of my life. Thanks again for this wonderful initiative…. I am feeling energized and eager to start using membership for the next course. I will absolutely recommend this workshop to other academicians and educators!