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Press evaluation:
Background:

Rautes to be granted citizenship (ht 19/04/2017)

Tharus in literature: The second Tharu lit fest put light on various aspects of the community ranging from local language to the Tharuhat protest, by Ganesh Chaudhary (kp 06/04/2017)

Preserving Cultures Of The Kiratis (I), by Prem Khatry (rn 28/03/2017) [see part II (04/04/2017)

The Darai People: Nationality Rising Again, by Prem Khatry (rn 21/03/2017)

Our first nations: There are compelling evidence to suggest that even before the Aryan and Mongoloid groups of people stumbled upon this place, it was occupied by Austroasiatic groups of people, by Abhinawa Devkota (kp 18/03/2017)

Faguwa fest exhibits indigenous culture, by Bimal Khatiwada (kp 12/03/2017)

Tamu Museum opened after three years (ht 20/01/2017)

Inclusive leadership on the rise in Tharu villages: In Tharu communities, a new leader is elected every year in the month of Magh, by Tekendra Deuba (ht 18/01/2017)

Chepangs seek resettlement from famine-hit Brushbang (ht 12/12/2016)

Chepangs sans citizenship, by Pratap Bista (kp 04/12/2016)

On-site cultural study conducted in Tokha (ht 26/11/2016)

Revisiting Rautes: The last of the nomads should be allowed to set the pace of integration into Nepali society, by Mani Ram Sharma (kp 26/07/2016)

Living on the edge: Chepangs do not own land, but face landslides every monsoon, by Riwaj Rai (nt 08/07/2016)

Why is the dominant ethnicity preserving the status quo? I wish the marginalised communities started to speak about economic class in the same breath as ethnicity, by Shreya Paudel (kp 16/04/2016)

How to braid two cultures together: Kathmandu Valley's exemplary assimilation of generations of Newar Muslims, by Seulki Lee (nt 18/03/2016)

5 day event for promoting Tharu identity in Chitwan, by Chandni Hamal (rep 16/01/2016)

First contact: The Chepang people of Chitwan and their conversion to Christianity; Ostracised by elites and fed up by the government’s inaction, this impoverished community perhaps found themselves easily influenced by Christ’s stories relayed by people who brought them food and clothes, by Niranjan Kunwar (kp 02/01/2016)

Chepangs’ struggle for survival continues, by Kisan Sangit Nepali (rep 05/09/2015)

Rautes visiting govt offices for money ahead of festival, by Ram Bahadur Kunwar (rep 05/09/2015)

Decoding identities: The projection of Nepalis in oppositional categories is a partial depiction of reality, by Pranab Kharel and Gaurab KC (kp 26/08/2015)

Poverty deprives Chepang women of basic needs, by Pawan Yadav and Pratap Bista (kp 23/07/2015)

Jyapu Ethnicity In Wings: Note From Lalitpur, by Prem Khatry (rn 21/07/2015) [see part2 (01/09/2015)]

Quest for equality: Throughout South Asia, the ideology of equality stemmed from religion before becoming a political discourse, by Gérard Toffin (kp 10/07/2015)

The Tamang epicentre: The death toll from the earthquake been put at 8,844 by now, with 3,012 of them members of the Tamang community, by Santa Gaha Magar (nt 10/07/2015)

Photo exhibition on Kirat dresses (kp 24/06/2015)

Indigenous people raise issues for UN review (ht 22/03/2015)

Tough life: The Bote community has been stripped of their livelyhood, by Ramesh Kumar Paudel (rep 13/03/2015)

It’s a hard-knock life for Chepangs, by Pratap Bista (kp 04/01/2015)

Raute chieftain falls off cliff, dies, by Prakash Adhikari (kp 28/12/2014)

Rise of a peasant caste: Jyapus today picture themselves as the most genuine Newars and are striving for their status to be fully acknowledged, by Gérard Toffin (kp 05/12/2014)

Internal divide: Splits in the indigenous movement in Nepal could jeopardise the achievements of Janajati politics, by Tashi Tewa Dolpo (kp 25/11/2014)

We’re no Tibetans: Dolpo people are commonly perceived as Tibetans, when they’re in fact a facet of Nepal’s diversity, by Tashi Tewa Dolpo (kp 29/10/2014)

Rautes take to socialisation (ht 09/09/2014), Give us goats so that we can return to jungle: Rautes to PM; Hustle and bustle of capital making Rautes sick, by Sangeet Sangroula (rep 14/09/2014), Hopes dashed, Rautes return to jungle empty handed: 'The prime minister deceived us', by Sangeet Sangroula (rep 15/09/2014), Govt to offer Dashain allowance to Rautes (kp 21/09/2014) [??], Each Raute family to get Rs 10,000, by Sangeet Sangroula (rep 21/09/2014), Rautes get allowance to celebrate festival (kp 29/09/2014)

Doms inherit whole villages, by Bharat Jarghamagar (kp 07/09/2014)

Call in Rolpa for preservation of Kusunda cultural heritage, by Kashiram Dangi (kp 06/09/2014)

Out of the wild: The self-proclaimed kings of the jungle, the Rautes, are gradually assimilating into the society; But is the state ready to help them?, by Kalendra Sejuwal (rep 15/08/2014)

Bridging the gap: The UN General Assembly decided to observe August 9 as a special day of the world’s indigenous people, by Dev Kumar Sunuwar (rep 08/08/2014)

‘Four major Asian ethnic groups orginated in Nepal’ (kp 20/07/2014)

Rautes demand hike in govt allowances, by Gobinda KC (rep 17/07/2014)

Voiceless Lepchas, by Benupraj Bhattarai (rep 11/07/2014), Depleting number of voters (rep 11/07/2014)

A minority within a minority: Nepal’s Tibetan Muslims mark Ramadan with fasts and feasts, by Clare Hennig (nt 11/07/2014)

Tibetans deserting Mountains: Outmigration, low birth rate causing population decline (ht 22/06/2014)

Chepangs lives at a standstill, by Ramesh Kumar Poudel and Chandni Hamal (rep 30/05/2014)

Nuwakot Barams seek recognition: Say population census in 2011 did not identify them, by Tika R. Pradhan (ht 25/05/2014)

Tharus warn of protest to assert identity: Urge govt to remove them from the list of Madhesi people (ht), Loktantra Day: Victims find the celebrations meaningless (ht 24/04/2014)

Living high: The concept of ‘Zomia’ seems to be based on dubious assumptions and is full of abstract, unreliable generalisations, by Gérard Toffin (kp 23/04/2014)

Rautes padlock Surkhet DDC office (kp 21/04/2014)

A world of its own, by Nirjana Sharma (rep 21/03/2014)

Raute mukhiyas to get job of forest guard in Surkhet (ht 28/02/2014), Rautes appointed as forest guards, by Motilal Poudel (kp 06/03/2014)

DFO plans to give nomadic Rautes a forest of their own, by Kalendra Sejuwal (rep 15/02/2014), Rautes to get homes soon (ht 21/02/2014)

Guardians of the Jyapus: Community museum encourages younger generation to care more about their cultural heritage , by Toh Ee Ming (nt 14/02/2014)

Chepang Museum in sorry shape (rep 02/02/2014)

Tharus relive King Dangisharan's wedding, by Devendra Basnet (rep 20/01/2014)

Calls for preserving Tharu language, culture, by Pratibha Rawal (rep 16/01/2014)

Raute woman turns savior for her tribe, by Barun Paneru (rep 16/12/2013)

Chepang people bearing the brunt of cruel winter (ht 14/12/2013)

Land, livelihood and Rana Tharu identity, by Lai Ming Lam (rep 25/10/2013)

Botes in search of gold to clear debts (ht 25/10/2013)

Magars promoting ‘Panche Baja’ in Tanahun, by Purna BK (kp 18/10/2013)

75-yr-old championing cause of preserving Kusunda language, by Durga Lal K.C. (kp 17/10/2013)

Diversity and knowledge: Tapping indigenous minorities, by Manohara Khadka and Shova Ale Magar (ht 09/08/2013), Nepalis IPs movement: Still a long way to go, by Dev Kumar Sunuwar (rep 09/08/2013)

Chhetris, Brahmins seek indigenous status, delisting from ‘others’ group (ht 02/07/2013)

DNA test to locate roots of Newars (ht 25/06/2013)

Not your Sherpa: Central to cultural appropriation is the power disparity between the appropriator and the appropriated, by Ang Sanu Lama (kp 23/05/2013)

Secret society: Visiting a Raute village, by Tara Mani Rai (rep 09/12/2012)

Nomadic identity, by Man Bahadur Sahu (kp 16/09/2012)

Rautes ‘chased away’ from forest, by Durgalal K.C. (kp 18/06/2012)

Arrest warrant displaces Rautes, by DR Panta (kp 03/05/2012)

Culture of tree offering among Chepangs, by Pratap Bista (kp 25/04/2012)

Alarm bells ring as Raute population halves in 4 yrs, by Durgalal KC (kp 25/03/2012)

Research to develop ethnographic profile (kp 09/02/2012)

Rautes deprived of allowance for eight months, by Kalendra Sejuwal (rep 25/01/2012)

Money divides nomadic Raute tribe: Leadership battle emerges between Main Bahadur and Ain Bahadur, by Durgalal K.C. (kp 05/01/2012), Going mainstream: The Raute identity deserves more than romanticism (kp 06/01/2012), Rautes Learn Art Of Rift, by Bhimsen Thapaliya (rn 11/01/2012)

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