Aboriginals’ language, knowledge, ritual, and faith live on in homelands after 50,000 years: Remembering an age known as the Dreamtime – Australia

Source: Aboriginal Australians by by Michael Finkel © 2013 National Geographic Society Address : http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2013/06/aboriginal-australians/finkel-textDate Visited: Thu Jun 13 2013 12:42:14 GMT+0200 (CEST)

“The idea of flux and fragility”: Science-meets-art – Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Islands in Flux Pankaj SekhsariaCurated by Jaya RamchandaniVenue: CENTRAL LIBRARY, PATTO This installation is Pankaj’s attempt at bringing out the fragility of the state of the Andaman and Nicobar islands, …

Bringing indigenous knowledge systems into a “pedagogy of the collective”: Kora, Munda, Oraon, Mahli and Santal communities’ egalitarian value system is a source of strength – West Bengal

Santal educationist Dr. Boro Baski describes the effects of the ‘Pass-Fail’ policy introduced by the West Bengal government in an essay published on on 25th November 2019 by the Bengali …

Report on JAGWAR Santal Literary Meet 2013 – Jharkhand

JAGWARSantal Literary Meet 2013: Santal Onolia Helmel 2013A Report The first Santal Literary Meet – in Santali named “JAGWAR: Santal Onolia Helmel” – was held at the Johar HRD Centre, …

“The tribal world and the tribal way is complete in itself”: Mahasweta Devi (1926-2016)

Read the full tribute titled “Swearing by Mahasweta” by Gopalkrishna Gandhi, The Hindu, August 7, 2016 >> Ms. Devi had cast off the trappings of the middle class she was born into …

“We have much to learn from their culture”: Deriving hope and inspiration from the rich tradition of democratic living in Adivasi society

Cultivating the elements of adivasi way of life in the society at large is the need of the hour, opined renowned development economist Jean Dreze on Wednesday BHUBANESWAR: Cultivating the …

Resources for the classroom: Learning from and about India’s tribal communities, their culture and knowledge systems

“[I]t is some of the basic values and ideology imbibed in the traditional tribal socio-cultural milieus that should have been emulated and promoted amongst the non-tribal mainstream, not, as has …