“The Toda Landscape: Explorations in cultural ecology”: Book on rapid changes and transformations | Tamil Nadu

Scholars, historians and anthropologists came together to felicitate Dr. Tarun Chhabra on his definitive work on the Toda tribe The 150 year old Nilgiri library witnessed the launch of a …

The unique puppetry of the Santals: Chadar Badar (Chadar Bandhani) – Bihar & West Bengal

Text: courtesy Dr. Ruchira Ghose (Co-Curator, New Delhi, 21 January 2016); to view the full credits for this production on behalf of the National Museum (New Delhi), please check the end of the slideshow here >> Tips …

Examples of innate intelligence, even “innovation at its best”: Meetings with a Warli village blacksmith, the tailor, the cattle-rearer, the hunter-gatherer, the farmer, the fisherman, and an expert who treats poison bites – Maharashtra

Read the full article and view a series of photographs here >> Did my car slow down on its own near a house made of karvi sticks? Or did the muscle memory …

Exploring “social and cultural co-existence” and “the roots of our origin”: The role of exoticism Hyderabad’s Nehru Centenary Tribal Museum (NCTM) – Andhra Pradesh

ATIYA AMJAD, The Hindu, Hyedrabad, Tuesday, Apr 01, 2003 | To view more photos and read the full article, click here >> THE RECENTLY inaugurated Nehru Centenary Tribal Museum (NCTM), in the premises …

Video | Gumla’s Jharkhand Tribal Museum: An interactive approach to the culture, music and art of 32 tribes – Jharkhand

Date Visited: 13 March 2024 […] Ranchi Jesuits are now [2012] working on a revamp of Gumla’s Jharkhand Tribal Museum, spending Rs 1 crore on a cultural corridor, a boutique …

“Woodsmoke and Leafcups”: A book that opens up the full joy of tribal life without romanticisation – Bastar

The natural wealth with which much of tribal India is endowed is also its bane. The erstwhile Bastar district, one of the largest in the country, was first divided into …

Tip | Tribal collections in India’s ethnographic & community museums

Museums have through the years been seen as institutions involved in the research, conservation and dissemination of information. India has eighteen Tribal Research and Training Institutes which run fourteen Ethnographic …