Building bridges among diverse language communities, strengthen Indian multilingualism and cultural pluralism: Bhasha’s people’s eco-cultural survey of India – Gujarat

The exhaustive, community-based work to bring all languages on record in the People’s Linguistic Survey of India also revealed the fate of the country’s multilingualism, says the project’s chairperson The …

Theatre as union of tribal and non-tribal culture – Chhattisgarh

Theatre personalities of Chhattisgarh reached a well-recognised status, owing to their contribution in the theatre of Chhattisgarh. Chhattisgarh is one of the eminent rural states of India and its theatre …

Cultural invisibility – India’s 600 potentially endangered languages

Source: Interview by Adrija Roychowdhury, Indian Express 3 May 3 2020URL: https://indianexpress.com/article/research/international-mother-language-day-2018-ganesh-devy-indian-languages-5072487/Date visited: 26 May 2020 “The state of indigenous languages today mirrors the situation of indigenous peoples. In many …

The Future of Tribal Oral Culture in the Age of Globalization/ Digitalization: Papers presented for “Tribes In Transition-II: Reaffirming Indigenous Identity Through Narrative” (National Conference)

Source: Report for the ICSSR-sponsored Two-Day National Conference Tribes In Transition-II: Reaffirming Indigenous Identity Through Narrative organised by The Department of English & Outreach Programme Jamia Millia Islamia (New Delhi, …

A commemoration fostering unity among tribal communities: Hero stones now and then – Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Kerala

Source: “Kharsawan’s tribal tribute set in stone” by KUMUD JENAMANI, The Telegraph, 30 December 2010Address : http://www.telegraphindia.com/1101230/jsp/jharkhand/story_13368701.jspDate Visited: Tue Jan 27 2015 17:22:33 GMT+0100 (CET) Folk Ballads and Folklore, p. …

Learn from “insiders” to fight misconceptions: Ideas and practices worth sharing

There’s much to learn from the positive contributions made by tribal communities on a daily basis. To start with, let’s learn from insiders and others who have dedicated their lives …

“What unites Indians is a love for songs”: Adivasi music – Rajasthan and Gujarat

Source: “What unites Indians is a love for songs” by Ganesh [G.N.] Devy (The Telegraph, 1 November 2019)URL: https://www.telegraphindia.com/opinion/the-musical-legacy-of-kabir-mira-nanak-tukaram-akka-mahadevi-what-unites-indians-is-a-love-for-songs/cid/1716091Date Visited: 14 July 2022

The main festival celebrated of the Santal community (December-January): Sorhae “thanksgiving” – West Bengal, Jharkhand, Assam, Nepal, and Bangladesh

Singing and Dancing, a Festivity of Unity By Boro Baski | Translated by Joel Tudu Sorhae is the biggest festival of the Santals. The Santals of Malda, Murshidabad, Dinajpur, Birbhum, Bardhaman …

Video | Jun Beel Mela: A fair “maintaining cordial relations among the tribes and non-tribes” (January) – Assam & Meghalaya

Source: National List for Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH), Ministry of Culture, Government of IndiaURL: http://www.indiaculture.nic.in/national-list-intangible-cultural-heritage-ichDate visited: 5 October 2020