Indigenous practices are at risk in Bangladesh

–John Tripura

There are about 54 Indigenous communities in Bangladesh covering about two percent of the total population have been living in different pockets of the Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) region and in the plain lands of the country with approximately 3 million living side by side with the Bengali majority people. Today, the indigenous peoples know that they must carefully control the influences that could destroy their cultural identity, their future, and the vital resources upon which all life depends on. Indigenous knowledge and practices are one of the phenomena and essential to the human development since the century. Continue reading “Indigenous practices are at risk in Bangladesh”