Category Archives: Fashion

A craft workshop for Santal women in Purulia: Determined to overcome poverty – West Bengal

This is the first time we have ventured out of traditional art/craft, but there is a connection because the skills necessary for this craft are traditional and the primary material, familiar.  We plan to revisit these villages in a few … Continue reading

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The four-day “Ziro Festival of Music”: An outdoor festival enhanced by nature’s beauty – Arunachal Pradesh

Festival date (2017): 28 September – 1 October Founded in 2012, Ziro Festival of Music is held in the picturesque Ziro Valley in Arunachal Pradesh once a year. The four-day event remains an adventure in the fields, with musicians coming together … Continue reading

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Tip | Custom search: Finding press reports on India’s tribal heritage and images in leading periodicals and web portals

Search for “tribal”, “adivasi” in combination with keywords of special interest like “medicinal plant”, “ethnobotany ethno botany”; or restrict results to certain periodicals by adding specific titles or states of India (e.g. “adivasi nutrition hindu express”, “tribal education deccanherald.com”, “particularly vulnerable … Continue reading

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Audio | Fashion is like a language: Sage Paul’s “Giving Life” clothing collection at The Fashion and Design Festival in Montreal – Canada

CBC Radio, 22 June 2018 (6 min. audio) | Read or listen to the full story >> […] The Toronto-based Dene designer’s forthcoming clothing collection, Giving Life, is an intimate expression for Paul. “You can tell your secrets through fashion, … Continue reading

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“Miss India indigenous” (Adivasi Moolvasi Janjatiya Miss India): India’s first indigenous beauty pageant by progressive tribal women – Jharkhand

Manoj Choudhary, Hindustan Times, Jamshedpur, Apr 16, 2017 Tribal women walk the ramp in Jharkhand to break stereotypes An independent tribal filmmaking body organised India’s first indigenous beauty pageant, which portrayed tribal women as progressive yet inclined towards their tribal … Continue reading

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