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Women in India: A reality check

Tracing the rise of patriarchy to class-based “civilisations” and the diminishing role of women in such societies, Chris Harman, in his book ‘A People’s History of the World’, says in hunter-gatherer societies, there was no male supremacy over women as … Continue reading

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eBook | Decade of Indigenous Languages 2022-2032 – United Nations

At least 40% of the 7,000 languages used worldwide are at some level of endangerment. Indigenous languages are particularly vulnerable because many of them are not taught at school or used in the public sphere. Next year, we will start … Continue reading

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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 been going on, the other way round.” Source: ’Who Is … Continue reading

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The Santals by Boro Baski

Santals are the largest homogeneous tribal community in Eastern India. In the 1991 census, more than 5.2 million Santals were counted [5.8 million in the 2001 census]. People of this ethnic group are also found in neighbouring countries like Bangladesh, … Continue reading

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State wise population of Scheduled Tribes (ST) and their percentage to the total population in the respective states and to the total STs population

To download official documents published by the National Commission for Scheduled Tribes from the Govt. of India server, click here >> Source: State/UT wise population of STs and their percentage to the total population in the respective states/UTs and to the total … Continue reading

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