Indigenous Experts

  • Dr. Krishna Bahadur Bhattachan

    Dr. Krishna Bahadur Bhattachan

    Dhobighat, Lalitpur, Nepal

    Dr. Krishna Bahadur Bhattachan is one of the leading sociologists and indigenous activists in Nepal. In 1981, he started his teaching career as one of the founding faculty members of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology in Tribhuvan University, now is a professor of Sociology at the University. He received his doctorate from University of California, Berkeley in the year 1993. After his return to Nepal, he has contributed a… ...

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  • Prof. Dr. Krishna Hachhethu

    Prof. Dr. Krishna Hachhethu

    Kathmandu, Nepal

    Prof. Dr. Krishna Hachhethu is one of the famous political analysts in Nepal. He is the professor of political science at Tribhuvan University. He was visiting Scholar, at Wolfson College, University of Oxford, UK. He has been an international observer for provincial Elections in Sri Lanka in the year 1993 and UN Observer for General Elections in South Africa in the year 1994. He has conducted extensive research on… ...

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  • Amrit Yonjan Tamang

    Amrit Yonjan Tamang

    Kathmandu, Nepal

    Amrit Yonjan-Tamang is a renowned linguist in Nepal and wears many different hats. He was consultant, team leader, and lead trainers on different projects, research works, workshops, training, and in the development of education curriculum on mother tongue. Foremost, he served as a thematic consultant in ILO Convention No. 169 on 'Language, Education, Culture and Media,' to the ILO Office in Kathmandu. He also served as… ...

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  • Prof. Dr. Om Gurung

    Prof. Dr. Om Gurung

    Kirtipur, Nepal

    Prof. Dr. Om Gurung is the Chief of Department of Sociology/Anthropology, Tribhuwan University,Central Department, Kirtipur, Kathmandu, Nepal. ...

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  • Malla K Sundar

    Malla K Sundar

    Kathmandu, Nepal

    Malla K Sundar wears different hats. He is a well-known an indigenous rights activists, writer, journalists, former parliamentarian, including was the founding member of Nepal Federation of Indigenous Nationalities and number of language and human rights related organizations. Similarly, he has led numerous of social and human rights movements, so as has facilitated a number of dialogue between conflicting parties, including ceasefire the then UCPN (Maoist) and government. He… ...

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  • Nanda Kandangwa

    Nanda Kandangwa

    Tikathali, Lalitpur

    Nanda Kandangwa is a founder Chairperson of Kirat Yakthung Chumlung, an umbrella and national representative organization of Limbu Indigneous Nationalities in Nepal. He has been actively involved in coordination and facilitiation of indigenous peoples' movement in Nepal. He is known as indigenous peoples' right movement and political analyst. ...

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  • Bam Kumari Budha Magar

    Bam Kumari Budha Magar

    Kathmandu, Nepal

    Bam Kumari Budha Magar is a rights activist. She is a former member of parliament during Panchyat regime. She served as chairperson at Ethnography Museum of Nepal. She has been associated with Nepal Federation of Indigenous Nationalities (NEFIN), National Indigenous Women Federation (NIWF) including several other indigenous peoples organizations. She has played active role in mainstreaming Nepalese indigenous womens concerns and rights.  She has contributed several books and articles… ...

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  • Dambar Chemjong

    Dambar Chemjong

    Kathmandu, Nepal

    Chemjong teaches Anthropology at Tribhuvan University in Nepal.  ...

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  • Dr. Chaitanya Subba

    Dr. Chaitanya Subba

    Kathmandu, Nepal

    Dr. Chaitanya Subba is former Member of National Planning Commission. He honed his Phd in social anthropology and has worked as social inclusion and human development expert. Besides, He also has an experience of working in UNDP, ILO, USAID, DEFID and various other international organizations as a chief researcher. Similarly, he has worked in the protection and promotion of Indigenous Peoples language, economic development, socio-economic, political and cultural rights… ...

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  • Prof. Dr. Mahendra Lawoti

    Prof. Dr. Mahendra Lawoti

    Western Michigan University United States

    Dr. Mahendra Lawoti is a professor in the Department of Political Science at Western Michigan University. Lawoti is also a regular contributor for various newspapers including The Kathmandu Post, Kantipur Dailies, an article editor for Sage Open, a board member of the Midwest Conference on Asian Affairs and advisor to several non-profit organizations in Nepal and the USA. He served two terms as the president of the Association for… ...

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  • Dr. Mukta Singh Lama-Tamang

    Dr. Mukta Singh Lama-Tamang

    Kathmandu, Nepal

    Dr. Lama, an indigenous rights activist is a Lecture of Sociology/Anthropology in Tribhuvan University, Nepal. He holds a Phd in anthropology from Cornel University entitled, 'Himalayan Indigeneity: Histories, Memory and Identity among Tamang in Nepal'. He has conducted several research studies in the areas of social inclusion, indigenous peoples and other excluded and minority groups. He has published several articles, books and contributed to journals and presented several papers… ...

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  • Shankar Limbu

    Shankar Limbu

    Changathali, Bhaktapur

    Limbu is a Human Rights Attorney in Nepal. He is associated with Lawyers’ Association for Human Rights of Nepalese Indigenous Peoples (LAHURNIP). In his role with LAHURNIP, he provides free legal aid services and works to promote, protect and defend the human rights of indigenous peoples in Nepal. He is also a board of trustee at the United Nations Voluntary Fund for Indigenous People and Executive Committee Member at… ...

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Ubhauli

Kirat community observes 'Ubhauli' festival

Kirat community observes 'Ubhauli' festival

Sunday 05 June, 2016 | Publisher:Indigenous Voice

People from different Kirat community-namely Sunuwar, Rai, Limbu and Yakkha in traditional attires observed Ubhauli at Tundikhel, Kathmandu on Saturday. Ubhauli festival is observed during Baisakha Purnima (full moon day in…...Read More

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