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“Tribals had a rich oral tradition, which was one of the pillars of Indian culture. The death of oral tradition could lead to lack of creativity. By saving the tribals, the oral tradition [is] saved.” – Chandrashekhar Kambar (writer and former Vice-Chancellor of Hampi Kannada University) on the occasion of the the Second Tribal Sammelan at Karkala quoted in “Stop harassing tribal people, officials told” (The Hindu, 18 April 2010)
https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Mangalore/article402569.ece
https://indiantribalheritage.org/?p=1462

“The National Curriculum Framework recommends that children should examine local issues of livelihood, production, health and environment first and then link it to history, geography, science and environmental studies.” – Sujit Sinha, who teaches the master’s in education course at Azim Premji University (Bengaluru), quoted by Natasha Badhwar in “The school on the hill” (Livemint, 7 November 2015)
http://www.livemint.com/Leisure/hrgTu2CmdYZERoR1TaBc0M/The-school-on-the-hill.html
https://indiantribalheritage.org/?p=20136

“Indigenous Wisdom”: Webinar 9 August 2020 on the occasion of Indigenous Day 2020 – West Bengal

Information and the link about the on-line discussion scheduled on 9th August 2020.  To celebrate World Indigenous Day, Kolkata Centre for Creativity in association with Museum of Santal Culture, Bishnubati will initiate pertinent dialogues on India’s indigenous tribal communities. It is … Continue reading

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Creativity based on tribal tradition, “one of the pillars of Indian culture”: Tribal sammelan at Hampi Kannada University – Karnataka

Writer and former Vice-Chancellor of Hampi Kannada University Chandrashekhar Kambar said on Saturday that the Government should take help from sympathetic scholars belonging to tribal communities in understanding the needs and problems of tribal people. He was presiding over the … Continue reading

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“Promote your International Museum Day activities on our world map”: International Council of Museums

Every year since 1977, ICOM has organised International Museum Day (IMD), which represents a unique moment for the international museum community. On this day, participating museums plan creative events and activities related to the International Museum Day theme, engage with … Continue reading

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Slideshow | Changing the education system through “sahbhagita”: Collective participation of a community, students and teachers practiced at Adharshila Learning Centre – Madhya Pradesh

This was my first visit and I will not deny that the experience was many times more rewarding than what I had imagined it would be. Creativity of the students – it is a primary school up to 8th class … Continue reading

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Video | Pottery workshop activities in Ashadullapur – West Bengal

Courtesy © 2013 Jakob Dörr Related posts Ashadullapur (videos, slideshows and more information) Sanyasi Lohar Village training programme

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