Category Archives: Eastern region

Video | “Rasi Nato” (Big Village): Song 5 from Santali video album “Ale Ato” (Our Village) – West Bengal

 5 Rasi Nato (Big Village) [Starting from 16:25, continues/ends in Part 2] ThemeA group of women recall their bygone days:In our big village we girls and boys were together in pairs. But the pairs of our friendships are no more. Some … Continue reading

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Tip | Search a reservoir of Indian theses: Shodhganga, “a platform for research students to deposit their Ph.D. theses – Open access

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Lending a voice to the nation’s indigenous population: Adivaani, a trust that publishes books written by Adivasis – Jharkhand and West Bengal

Garima Mishra, Indian Express New Delhi, Sat Apr 27 2013 | Read the full article >>“Why don’t we have an Adivasi voice?”, “Why don’t we have a ‘for and by’ Adivasi publishing house?”, “Where is the authentic Adivasi narrative?” These questions had … Continue reading

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Video | “Hermet Dipil” (On my Hip and my Head): Song 4 from Santali video album “Ale Ato” (Our Village) – West Bengal

4 Hermet Dipil (On my Hip and my Head) [Starting from 13:19] Theme A young girl tells her mother: I am tired of carrying an earthen water pot on my hip and on my head, dear mother. Buy me some pots … Continue reading

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Video | Shyam Sundar Mandi: A Santal musician from Purulia – West Bengal

Daricha Foundation Published on Oct 2, 2018 Shyam Sundar Mandi a Santal musician from Purulia, sings a Dong and a Dasae song. Dong songs are sung at weddings, while the songs of Dasae are sung during the festival of the … Continue reading

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