ePaper | Writing and teaching Santali in different alphabets: A success story calling for a stronger sense of self-confidence – West Bengal

Santali is one of India’s many Adivasi languages. Today, seven different alphabets are used to write in it. Some argue that this great variety does not help the community’s development. …

The status and spread of Santali in different regions of India: A flourishing language hardly in need of being “revived”

Source: personal messages by Dr. Ivy Hansdak, Assistant Professor, Department of English, Jamia Millia Islamia University New Delhi (21 & 22 January 2017) responding to Two tribal villages in Bengal revive …

What keeps us together? Working side by side: Rabindranath Tagore’s play “Raktakarabi” & “Vidyasagar-Charit” in Santali translation – Sahitya Akademi

The Santali translation of Rabindranath Tagore’s Raktakarabi by Dr. Boro Baski was published by the Sahitya Akademi (www.sahitya-akademi.gov.in) in 2016. Free copies are available from [email protected] “The Jinn of that …

Report on JAGWAR Santal Literary Meet 2013 – Jharkhand

JAGWARSantal Literary Meet 2013: Santal Onolia Helmel 2013A Report The first Santal Literary Meet – in Santali named “JAGWAR: Santal Onolia Helmel” – was held at the Johar HRD Centre, …

Video | Marriage customs of the Santals: A large mural created by village artists to express their cultural identity – West Bengal

Marriage Reception A Santal marriage takes five days and involves various, often complex, rituals. On the day of the Gidi-chumara (Marriage Reception) the women arrive to bless the bride and …

Infusing the Santhali Element in Schooling by Rina Mukherji

[…] “Santhal children are compelled to leave behind the culture they grew up in , whenever they go in for modern education and learning the rudiments of the three r’s. …