Promoting Intangible Heritage Among Tribals for Peace and Identity in Conflict Zones Using ICT: A Case Study of Bastar

Aditya Akash


The paper explores the role of intangible heritage in promoting peace and identity in conflict zones. It aims to present an alternative approach to conflict reduction by focusing creating awareness on the cultural traditions and their global recognition in such regions and on the development of new opportunities for promoting intangible cultural practises and traditions in conflict zones. The study reveal that recognising intangible heritage not only protects cultural diversity but also empowers individuals, contributing to a broad recognition and thorough understanding of conflict zones facilitating peaceful coexistence. The traditional emphasis on tangible property is replaced here with a focus on intangible cultural practises and traditions. It also explores how by leveraging tools and techniques provided by Informatics knowledge on intangible heritages can be documented, conserved and kept in the minds of tribes live making them proud of their heritage and keep them away from negatives influences that interest group try to infuse on them with ulterior motives. This can remove the conflicts in the region and achieve peace.


Intangible Heritage, Conflict Zones, Peace Promotion, Heritage, Culture, Empowerment, Informatics

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