We had the choice – of writing Mutyalamma’s case-story for Timbaktu Collective, in the traditional narrative style or in a more user-friendly style. We came up with using sketchnoting method… and it has been pretty effective.
Written by Radha Kunke for NESFAS: The Mei Ram-ew 2013 opened to drum beats with Lyngdoh Mawphlang leading the 4 Chief Guests of the event and the delegate community representatives accompanied by the NESFAS team to the dais. The Chief Guests are the custodians and guardians of culture who shared their concerns about the disappearance […]
The event was unique. The gathering was huge. The music unifying. And the message clear – Local is Cool, Cooking is Fun. The Mei Ram-ew ended on a high-voltage note when young and old visitors to the Mei Ram-ew were treated to the unique Disco Soup – where Chefs and volunteers cut, chopped, danced, and […]
Something very interesting is happening in North East India. The local communities have been holding a series of Food Festivals where locally available (wild edibles) and locally grown food (cultivated) are displayed and cooked. Known as Mei Ram ew, and modeled on the Terra Madre and the good, clean, fair concept of Slow Food, these festivals are bringing communities […]