Category Archives: Museum collections – general

As far as the representation of their cultural heritage abroad, small communities have realized that this “sometimes happens in a very adverse socio-cultural and political situation” – Report by Boro Baski on “Transnational Custodianship of Cultural Heritage in the 21st Century” (a conference held at the University of Copenhagen in 2018)
Report in Bengali: https://www.anandabazar.com/editorial/wikipedia-started-in-santali-language-is-a-good-endeavour-1.862497
https://indiantribalheritage.org/?p=25739

Video | Chronicling 15,000 years of history: The Rock Art of Djulirri – Australia

The Rock Art of DjulirriIn a remote corner of Arnhem Land in central northern Australia, the Aborigines left paintings chronicling 15,000 years of their history. One site in particular, Djulirri, the subject of “Reading the Rocks” in the January/February 2011 … Continue reading

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Slideshow | Exhibition “Ancestors’ Abode” at the Museum of Santal Culture (Bishnubati) inaugurated on Museum Day – West Bengal

Museum Day was celebrated with the performance of dance-drama presented by local villagers and a seminar on the ‘Museum of Santal Culture: Its future and the possibilities of attracting mainstream visitors’. Our new exhibition is named Hapram Dander which means … Continue reading

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Tips | Music and performing arts

The performers of the Tribal/Folk Arts and Culture should continually upgrade their creative flair and operational skill so that they themselves can play a proactive role in bolstering the foundation and ensuring the sustainability of Tribal /Folks Arts and Culture. … Continue reading

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Audio | CBC Unreserved on “Decolonizing the classroom: Is there space for Indigenous knowledge in academia?” – Canada

Priyamvada Gopal on the rights of indigenous peoples (Adivasi in India): Colonialiality is a dynamic we need to be alert for as much in the present even within so-called independent, decolonized countries [quote from 31:30 onwards] Listen to the full … Continue reading

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ePub | Free catalogue: Banam: One of the ancient musical instruments of the Santals – West Bengal

This bilingual catalogue in English and Santali documents the “Banam” music instrument making workshop hosted by the Museum of Santal Culture, Bishnubati village (Birbhum District, West Bengal, India) from September to November 2018. English text by Dr. Boro Baski assisted … Continue reading

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