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“Nobody progresses without opposition” – Gandhi Smriti and Darshan Samiti

“Nobody progresses without opposition. New Delhi : 1-9–1946″ – Mahatma Gandhi Gandhi Smriti and Darshan Samiti (GSDS) was formed in September 1984 by the merger of Gandhi Darshan at Rajghat and Gandhi Smriti, at 5, Tees January Marg as an … Continue reading

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Tribal Research and Development Institute (Bhopal): A ‘nodal’ centre in support of tribal culture – Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan & Chhattisgarh

Activities The Institute has carried out extensive ethnographic studies on the tribes of Madhya Pradesh and maintains a rich database in its documentation centre. Evaluation and impact assessment studies of schemes of the government related to development and empowerment of … Continue reading

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Tip | Find new and old publications on Indian tribal culture on worldcat.org

Several indigenous authors—Easterine Kire, Jacinta Kerketta, Dolly Kikon, Hansda Sowvendra Shekhar, Temsüla Ao, Joy Pachuau, Senganglu Thaimei, Gladson Dungdung, Veio Pou, Kham Khan Suan Hausing, Ngamjahao Kipgen, Hoineilhing Sitlhou and many more—are writing stories foregrounding their perspectives, concepts, and theories … Continue reading

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Audio & eBook | Folklore of the Santal Parganas by Cecil Henry Bompas – Parganas Librivox recording & Project Gutenberg

This is an intriguing collection of folklore from the Santal Parganas, a district in India located about 150 miles from Calcutta. As its Preface implies, this collection is intended to give an unadulterated view of a culture through its folklore. … Continue reading

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Jointly creating storybooks in familiar languages for first-generation learners: Suchana, Pratham Books and StoryWeaver – West Bengal

Books take tribal kids back to school Boishakhi Dutt, The Telegraph (Calcutta), 21 June 2018 | Read the full story and view larger images here >> Calcutta: Churki Hansda remembers standing on the road instead of going to school on … Continue reading

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