Category Archives: History

Showcasing the lifestyle of the Koya community: A new tribal museum at Medaram village – Telangana

Gollapudi Srinivasa Rao BHUPALPALLY DISTRICT, The Hindu (Hyderabad) JANUARY 27, 2018 | Read the full report >> With the exclusive tribal museum becoming operational on Tuesday, devotees thronging to the historic Medaram village for the Sammakka–Saralakka jatara can now get … Continue reading

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An inspiration to many young girls from the Koya tribe: Jayanti Buruda, “the first female voice from the tribe to enter the mainstream media” –  Odisha

Lakshmi Karunakaran, thebetterindia.com, February 12, 2018 | Read the full story >> Girls among the Koya tribe have a staggeringly low literacy level. “Girls hardly go to school, the literacy rate among girls is below 15 percent,” she adds. With … Continue reading

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Santals as a community: A brief introduction to their culture and approach to development

A brief introduction of Santal life and culture and our approach to development by Dr. Boro Baski | Read the full text: A brief introduction of Santal life and culture and our approach to development >> Santals as a community We, … Continue reading

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Tip | Custom search: Finding press reports on India’s tribal heritage and images in leading periodicals and web portals

Search for “tribal”, “adivasi” in combination with keywords of special interest like “medicinal plant”, “ethnobotany ethno botany”; or restrict results to certain periodicals by adding specific titles or states of India (e.g. “adivasi nutrition hindu express”, “tribal education deccanherald.com”, “particularly vulnerable … Continue reading

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Remembering Birsa Munda: The charismatic tribal leader who shook the British Empire – Jharkhand

Birsa Munda – The Tribal Hero Aditi Shah, livehistoryindia.com, July 26, 2018 | Read the full story here >> Imagine a 25-year-old who took on an empire, left an indelible mark on tribal rights across the country and was seen as a … Continue reading

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