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Telling the story of the Sabars: Mahasweta Devi’s historical novel “The Book of the Hunter” set in 6th-century Bengal

MAHASWETA DEVI’S novel The Book of the Hunter (first published in Bengali as Byadhkhanda in 1994), is the latest in Seagull’s excellent ongoing enterprise to bring the powerful oeuvre of the literary activist to a readership well beyond Bengal. One … Continue reading

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“We need all of that to survive”: Interview with Linda Young, artist and Traditional Knowledge Keeper – Canada

Source: “The Power of Healing”, Linda Young, artist and Traditional Knowledge Keeper for the Saskatchewan Public School Division in Canada, interviewed by Veronica Yates, Director of Child Rights International Network CRIN, in “The Power of Healing”, 15 January 2020URL: https://home.crin.org/readlistenwatch/stories/2020/5/6/the-power-of-healing

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“Our children are healthier”: Preventing traditional knowledge from getting lost – Odisha

Posted in Anthropology, Biodiversity, Childhood, Community facilities, Customs, Eastern region – Eastern Zonal Council, Health and nutrition, Misconceptions, Modernity, Names and communities, Organizations, Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups (PVTG), Photos and slideshows, Press snippets, Revival of traditions, Success story, Tribal elders, Women | Tagged | Comments Off on “Our children are healthier”: Preventing traditional knowledge from getting lost – Odisha

ePaper | Tribal Children’s Right to Education in India & Proclamations on child rights – Unesco

Author: Mehendale, Archana,  Bangalore 2003, Child Rights International Network: www.crin.org | see backup file below Submission to the Committee on the Rights of the Child For the Day of General Discussion on “Isolated Communities and Ignored Claims: Tribal Children’s Right to Education in … Continue reading

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Kanavu alternative school and commune in Wayanad – Kerala

Wayanad song © Kanavu music group founded by K.J. BabyTravel photographs of Wayanad region and Kanavu centre © Ludwig Pesch Kanavu is an alternative school/commune in Cheengode in Nadavayal village, Wayanad district, Kerala, India, set up by writer, activist and … Continue reading

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