India’s tribal cultural heritage – Goa

Goa, popularly known as ‘the pearl of the east’, is famous for its churches, coconut groves, ferry rides, and bubbly folk music. Goa is an important destination in every tourist’s …

Ritual and decorative wall paintings of the Alu Kurumba community: An art traced back to prehistory – Tamil Nadu

Traditional Craftsmanship The Alu Kurumbas of Tribal Nilgiris , apart from decorating the walls of their dwelling huts with their indigenous peintings, are observed to draw caricature sketches of human …

A master of traditional Kurumba painting techniques: Krishnan of Velaricombai village (Nilgiris) – Tamil Nadu

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Schools were a distant dream – Tamil Nadu Nomads Federation

It was nothing short of making the impossible possible. The bringing together of various groups of nomadic tribes like the Nari Koravars, Paliyars, Kaatu Naickers, Sholigars, astrologers, palmists, whip dancers, leather …

“They do so not just for themselves but for the larger good of the country and the ecological health of the world”: In support of a syllabus reflecting Adivasi knowledge systems and ways of life

Source: “Adivasis Protest Awarding of World Congress of Anthropology 2023 to KISS” (Forward Press, 23 July 2020)URL: https://www.academia.edu/43929808/Date Visited: 28 November 2020 Mother’s love is unconditional, it is all-protective, all-enveloping; …

Santal village development and social work inspired by Rabindranath Tagore: Visva-Bharati’s Sriniketan – West Bengal

Rabindranath Tagore: adventure of ideas and innovative practices in education by Prof. Kumkum Bhattacharya (Springer, 2014) | Publication details and libraries on Worldcat.org >> About this book This new addition to Springer’s …

Call for “opportunities for development available to all individuals”, not remaining silent on the predicaments of the poorest: Amartya Sen

“Amartya Kumar Sen, who turned ninety this month, was treated just the other day to a pre-birthday joke by the grace of social media. The Nobel Laureate was said to …

India’s tribal cultural heritage – Jharkhand

India’s tribal cultural heritage – Puducherry

“On her arrival in Tamil Nadu on August 5 [2023, President] Murmu visited the Theppakkadu elephant camp in the Nilgiris district and hailed the key role played by tribal communities …

India’s tribal cultural heritage – Jammu & Kashmir