Resilience of indigenous culture in the face of assimilatory processes and modernisation: Reflections on tribal identity in Bastar District – Chhattisgarh

Excerpts from interviews on the occasion of a major exhibition in Museum Rietberg, Zürich (Switzerland), The Telegraph, Sunday, July 22, 2012 Source: Tribal trystAddress : http://www.telegraphindia.com/1120722/jsp/graphiti/story_15755328.jsp#.VMjPr3YkJrhDate Visited: Wed Jan 28 2015 …

The dhodro banam: Article on a bowed instrument played by the Santal and its distant relatives – India, Iran, Pakistan, Nepal & Central Asia

Source: THE LUTES OF THE SANTHAL | livelystories.comAddress : http://livelystories.com/2014/06/23/lutes-santhal/Date Visited: Mon Jul 21 2014 21:24:53 GMT+0200 (CEST) Tip: read another article with references by Bengt Fosshag >>Backup file © …

Training Kota, Irula, Toda and Kurumba women of the Nilgiris: Earth Trust preserves ancestral knowledge for health care, education and income generation – Tamil Nadu

Esther Elias, The Hindu, Sunday Magazine, October 20, 2012Read the full article and view more photos here >>  Vanya Orr walks the villages and forests of the Nilgiris to create …

Theatre as union of tribal and non-tribal culture – Chhattisgarh

Theatre personalities of Chhattisgarh reached a well-recognised status, owing to their contribution in the theatre of Chhattisgarh. Chhattisgarh is one of the eminent rural states of India and its theatre …

How to fight malnutrition and increase diversity of choice for lower-income households? Improve traditional supply chains! – The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Addressing malnutrition requires a multisectoral approach that includes complementary interventions in food systems, public health and education. This approach also facilitates the pursuit of multiple objectives, including better nutrition, gender …

Teaching Santal children by Boro Baski

Though India is hit hard by the Covid-19 pandemic, our small cluster of two Adivasi villages in West Bengal has not suffered infections yet. We do feel the economic impacts …

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% …

“Dedicated to preserving and interpreting the rich and unique culture of the indigenous people”: The Ethnological Museum of the Kerala Institute for Research, Training and Development Studies of Scheduled Castes and Tribes (KIRTADS) – Kerala

The Ethnological Museum is one of the most informative and interesting storehouse for people who want to know about the Tribes of Kerala. The Museum is a part of the …

The main festival celebrated of the Santal community (December-January): Sorhae “thanksgiving” – West Bengal, Jharkhand, Assam, Nepal, and Bangladesh

Singing and Dancing, a Festivity of Unity By Boro Baski | Translated by Joel Tudu Sorhae is the biggest festival of the Santals. The Santals of Malda, Murshidabad, Dinajpur, Birbhum, Bardhaman …