Changing face of indigenous knowledge practices for survival [IUAES Commission on Museums and Cultural Heritage]
Satya Narayan Munda (Dr.Shyama Prasad Mukherjee University)
Mohan Gautam (European University of West & East)
Living landscapes: Affective Ecologies/Paysages vivants: Écologies affectives
MRT 219
Start time:
3 May, 2017 at 8:30
Session slots:

Short abstract:

The main objective of this is to highlight the changing face of indigenous knowledge for survival and also to highlight the indigenous unrest due to displacement.

Long abstract:

Changing face of Indigenous knowledge practices for Survival: Professor Satya Narayan Munda, Anthropology, Sido-Kanhu Murmu University, Dumka, India. Indigenous communities live in different geographical places and parts of the world. Economically, they are depended on hunting, food gathering, fishing, pastoratism, domestic art ( Artifacts ) and agriculture as they have their economic resources and knowledge practices . Their social - cultural and religious life show diversity of culture. They have their educational disciplines and morals for environment and animal kingdom. With the changing face/development of different areas of the world indigenous communities are struggling for existence and survival. Since their life and environmental knowledge practices are on their language, folklore, folk song, folktales, folk traditions and on their primitive religious- practices. Thus, the main objective of this study is to highlight the changing face of indigenous practices for survival . It is also to highlight the indigenous communities unrest due to change in their resources through displacement.