A project to develop digital collection, storage and distribution strategies for multimedia anthropological information from the Himalayan region.
The Forum for Language Initiatives is a training and resource center working to enable language communities of northern Pakistan to preserve and promote their mother tongues.
The mission of the Living Tongues Institute for Endangered Languages is to promote the documentation, maintenance, preservation, and revitalization of endangered languages worldwide through linguist-aided, community-driven multi-media language documentation projects.
This website presents interviews with people who live in Nepal. Their testimonies offer a personal perspective on change and development. This link is part of a project initiated by the Panos Oral Testimony Programme: it offers more than 300 interviews with people who live in mountain and highland regions round the world.
The project aims to comprehensively describe the Shina language of Kohistan District in northern Pakistan.
The Tharu are a culturally and linguistically diverse ethnic category who live along the Indo-Nepal border, in the region known as the Tarai. There are almost 1.2 million Tharu in Nepal, and smaller numbers live in the adjacent areas of India, mostly in Champaran district of Bihar and in Naini Tal district of Uttar Pradesh. The Naini Tal district in India and the Jhapa district in Nepal are, respectively, the westernmost and easternmost areas of Tharu habitation. The page is a guide to online materials on Tharu society and culture on the web, and is constantly being updated.