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Category: Lepchas

August 17, 2017. Lepcha Festival Preserves Cultural Heritage
July 13, 2017. It’s No Longer Raining on the Lepchas [journal article review]
March 16, 2017. Butterfly Treasures of the Dzongu
February 2, 2017. The Sacred River
November 17, 2016. School Song from the Himalayas
September 15, 2016. Traditional Lepcha Fashions Reinvented
December 10, 2015. Recent Lepcha History Retold
October 1, 2015. A Stairway to Heaven in India
August 13, 2015. Lepcha Strike Resolved Peacefully
May 21, 2015. The Lepchas Want Teachers
February 5, 2015. Publicity for Lepcha Cardamom Crops
November 27, 2014. An Overnight Visit to the Dzongu
October 2, 2014. Gender Inequality among the Lepchas [journal article review]
August 14, 2014. Conflict Resolution and Gender Equality in Lepcha Society [book review]
June 26, 2014. The Challenges of Lepcha Identity [journal article review]
April 10, 2014. Storytelling Preserves Traditions of the Lepchas
February 27, 2014. Schooling for the Lepchas
January 30, 2014. Preserving Lepcha Culture
October 10, 2013. Mainwaring Celebrated the Lepchas
September 5, 2013. Peaceful Lepcha Responses to Gorkha Agitation
June 20, 2013. Lepchas Await their Development Board
May 23, 2013. Lepcha Schoolgirl Meets Famous Actor
March 14, 2013. Violence Threatens the Lepchas
February 14, 2013. Conflict in the Hills of West Bengal
December 13, 2012. India’s Rush to Build Power Dams
September 27, 2012. Lepcha Memories of the Earthquake
April 12, 2012. Bhutia Man Killed in Oakland Mass Shooting
March 8, 2012. Lepcha Devoted to Children
January 12, 2012. Wisdom of the Sacred Mountain
November 10, 2011. Earthquakes Destroy the Dzongu, but Lepchas Abandon Mun
October 6, 2011. Possible Causes of Earthquake Destruction in Sikkim
September 29, 2011. Earthquake Destruction in Lepcha Communities
August 4, 2011. Amla Fruit in India
April 7, 2011. Lepcha Magazine Provides a Cultural Feast [online magazine review]
January 6, 2011. Tourism in the Dzongu
October 28, 2010. Power Dam Cancelled—Lepcha Religious Beliefs Respected
September 2, 2010. Lepcha Festival Celebrates Peaceful Coexistence
June 10, 2010. Project in Sikkim Will Honor Lepcha Culture
December 3, 2009. Chief Minister of Sikkim Becomes an Environmentalist
November 12, 2009. Lepcha Organization Congratulates Itself
October 22, 2009. Negotiations Begin in Sikkim
October 8, 2009. ACT Suspends Hunger Strike
August 13, 2009. Power Dam in the Dzongu Reserve
July 30, 2009. Awards for Music among the Lepchas and the Semai
July 2, 2009. Second Anniversary of Lepcha Hunger Strike
May 21, 2009. Major Report Condemns New Dams in the Himalayas
April 30, 2009. Sikkim Voters Today May Decide the Dam Issue
February 19, 2009. Lepcha Activists Arrested for Protesting Dam Construction
November 27, 2008. Sacred Lepcha Landscapes Saved by Stories and Activists [journal article review]
September 11, 2008. Teesta Campaign an Example for Northeast India
August 28, 2008. Lepcha Culture Vibrant, But Threatened
June 26, 2008. Lepcha Victory Over Dam Builders
June 12, 2008. Lepchas of Dzongu Challenge Hydropower Dams
March 20, 2008. Lepcha Hunger Strike Resumes
January 24, 2008. Lepcha Language Accepted into Unicode
November 1, 2007. Lepcha Protests Continue Over Dam Threat
August 16, 2007. Lepchas Continue Protests Over Proposed Dams
July 12, 2007. Dam Building Threatens Sacred Lepcha Landscape
August 3, 2006. Lepcha Nature Worship [magazine article review]
June 15, 2006. Lepcha Buddhism Threatened
January 19, 2006. Travel Blogger Observes Lepcha Rituals
July 28, 2005. Lepchas Seek Better Status in West Bengal
March 10, 2005. Violence Threatens the Peaceful Societies of North India, Part 2 of a Series, Lepchas Designated as a “Scheduled Tribe”