“Democracy and caste system can’t go hand in hand”: Paying attention to the enforcement of India’s 1989 act to prevent the commission of offences of atrocities against members of SCs and STs (Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes)

Hardly anyone seems to have paid attention to India’s dismal showing at the UN Human Rights Council’s universal periodical review when the latter alleged that India is “all words, no …

“When your neighbour is a tiger”: A healthy ecosystem involves tribal communities as tigers thrive in areas inhabited by people – World Tiger Day 2020

Picture a world where tigers are a distant memory. Majestic beasts of old legends and fairytales, that later generations will never get to witness. With development projects encroaching deeper into …

Tribal language and bilingual newspapers: Key findings & conclusions

ANKITA PANDEY, thehoot.org, 20/12/2016 What are the factors that decide whether and where tribal language publications flourish? Some of the answers are surprising. | To read the full article, click here …

ePaper | Tribes in Transition-III: “Preserving Tribal Memory through New Forms of Orality in the Digital Era”

Related posts: Sunder Manoj Hembrom | Video “Eyes came across”: The story behind the Santali song Be̠ṅge̠t́ Ńapam >> Courtesy Dr. Ivy Hansdak, Assistant Professor, Department of English, Jamia Millia …

ePaper | Writing and teaching Santali in different alphabets: A success story calling for a stronger sense of self-confidence – West Bengal

Santali is one of India’s many Adivasi languages. Today, seven different alphabets are used to write in it. Some argue that this great variety does not help the community’s development. …

The status and spread of Santali in different regions of India: A flourishing language hardly in need of being “revived”

Source: personal messages by Dr. Ivy Hansdak, Assistant Professor, Department of English, Jamia Millia Islamia University New Delhi (21 & 22 January 2017) responding to Two tribal villages in Bengal revive …

“The world sells humans. What kind of world is this?” – Hindi Movie “Kamla” revisited

“Tribals are subject to oppression and cruelty even after independence and still picked up by the investigating officers to cover up shoddy investigations” – D.Y. Chandrachud (Chief Justice of India since 9 …

Audio & video | Can Indigenous people dream a better future into being?

Source: “(Land) Back to the Future” by Riley Yesno in Ideas with Nahlah Ayed, CBC Radio (Canada) on 12 June 2024 URL: https://www.cbc.ca/listen/live-radio/1-23/clip/16074456Date Visited: 13 June 2024