“Rethinking tribals”: Articles on Adivasi culture in Folio Special issue

Ever since the Portuguese travel writers and missionaries decided to describe the vast variety of ethnic and occupational groups and sects of the Indian subcontinent in terms of “caste” and …

Video | Development starts with community: Bunker Roy (Founder, Barefoot College) – Rajasthan

AddressBAREFOOT COLLEGETilonia-305816, Via MadanganjDistrict Ajmer, Rajasthan, India Source: Barefoot College | Contact UsAddress : http://www.barefootcollege.org/about/contact-us/Date Visited: Sat Nov 09 2013 19:46:25 GMT+0100 (CET) Barefoot College is a non-governmental organization that …

South India’s largest collection of forestry artefacts: The Gass Forest Museum in Coimbatore – Tamil Nadu

Esther Elias, The Hindu, Coimbatore, July 9, 2012 | To read the full story and view more images, click here >> The Gass Forest Museum located within the 100-year-old TNFA …

“NGOs in India are facing many challenges”: A country with the largest number of active non-government organizations – The world’s largest democracy

First official estimate [2010]: An NGO for every 400 people in India India has possibly the largest number of active non-government, not-for-profit organizations in the world. A recent study commissioned …

The term ‘Adivasi’: Neither an equivalent to ‘Tribe’ nor used in the Indian Constitution – Mainstream Weekly

Source: Adivasi: A Contentious Term to denote Tribes as Indigenous Peoples of India – Mainstream WeeklyAddress : https://www.mainstreamweekly.net/article1537.htmlDate Visited: Fri Dec 07 2012 21:18:29 GMT+0100 (CET)

“Development is invariably a form of change, but not all forms of change can be termed development”: A context for India’s tribal heritage, past and present

Source: Tribal travails by Madhu Sarin (Frontline Magazine, 21 September 2012)Address: http://www.frontline.in/static/html/fl2918/stories/20120921291808100.htmDate Visited: 9 March 2021 Despite their vast differences, anthropologists, including Elwin and Ghurye, as well as Srinivas and …

Learn from “insiders” to fight misconceptions: Ideas and practices worth sharing

There’s much to learn from the positive contributions made by tribal communities on a daily basis. To start with, let’s learn from insiders and others who have dedicated their lives …

Museums recommended by the Daricha Foundation: A window to the world for India’s tribal arts and their practitioners – West Bengal

For details, visit the Daricha Foundation Website: http://www.daricha.org/museums.aspxDate Visited: 23 June 2021 The Santals, a proto-Austroloid racial group,  are the largest tribe in West Bengal accounting  for more than  50% …