Calling fellow Adivasis to share more about themselves: Adivaani’s new initiative on the United Nations International Day for the World’s Indigenous Peoples

[…] We’ve instituted a small prize of a book, out of love, on the International Day for the World’s Indigenous Peoples, August 9th, 2013. We’re short on what we can give, but we’re long on good wishes, hope and solidarity: you write, we publish. That’s the deal!

We believe the time for us to do things our own way is now. We want this event to be a celebration of a communion of by and for Adivasis—right from our sisters and brothers sharing and chronicling their personal narratives, to the publisher, not forgetting the jury formed of Adivasi intellectuals, scholars and artisans.

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Source: Adivasi PICKLE: a prize for Indigenous Ideology, Thought and Knowledge | adivaani
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