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 …

eBook | Giving ‘voice’ to Adivasi communities in India and inspiring projects in other states: Bhasha Research and Publication Centre – Gujarat

Bhasha Research and Publication Centre was founded in 1996 with the purpose of giving ‘voice’ to Adivasi communities in India. The Adivasi Academy is founded by Bhasha at Tejgadh in …

“A great deal of things could be learnt from their culture”: Nehru and his assurance that tribes may “develop on the lines of their own genius”

The Tribal Culture of IndiaBy Lalita Prasad Vidyarthi, Binay Kumar Rai A great deal of things could be learnt from their culture – Jawaharlal Nehru, first Prime Minister of free …

Tip | Information about India’s “Particularly vulnerable tribal groups” (PVTG): The relevant facts and up-to-date press reports at your fingertips

Touring ten drought-stricken states in India transformed the acclaimed journalist Palagummi Sainath – showing him a devastating situation mostly ignored by his fellow journalists. “I felt that if the Indian …

eBook | Free resources on tribal cultural heritage in India – archive.org

Example 1: typing “toda tribe india” yields these resources: Travels amongst the Todas; or, The study of a primitive tribe in south India: history, character, customs, religion, infanticide, polyandry, language with outlines of …

“The most beautiful dioramas illustrating tribal life”: Bharatiya Adimjati Sevak Sangrahalaya museum inspired by Mahatma Gandhi – New Delhi

“AV Thakkar, a Gandhian nationalist and the one-time head of of the Harijan Sevak Sangh […] advocated for bringing tribes into the Hindu fold.” – Richard Kamei (doctoral candidate at the …

A treasure preserved for posterity in Bhadrachalam: A mini museum, library serving the cause of Integrated Tribal Development – Telangana

The Regional Centre of Tribal Cultural Research and Training Institute (TCR&TI) has laid renewed focus on preserving and popularising the rich collection of objects and artefacts of tribal communities at …

Tip | Find books on India’s tribal heritage in a library near you: Worldcat.org

Search for an item in libraries near you: Enter title, subject or author WorldCat.org >> Examples Santal Music by Onkar Prasad (b. 1948). Published by Inter-Media Publications, New Delhi, 1985. …