The goal is to prepare some model students in our villages, so that others will be inspired to follow them.
Information and the link about the on-line discussion scheduled on 9th August 2020.
To celebrate World Indigenous Day, Kolkata Centre for Creativity in association with Museum of Santal Culture, Bishnubati will initiate pertinent dialogues on India’s indigenous tribal communities. It is impressive how they have been carrying with them, through the intergenerational exchange, wisdom for thousands of years.
Our endeavour ‘Indigenous Wisdom,’ featuring Dr Mita Chakrabarty, former Deputy Keeper & In-charge at the Anthropology Section, Indian Museum | Dr Boro Baski, head at Museum of Santal Culture, Bishnubati, & Mr Gokul Hansda, Teacher, will cast light on the cultural life & artistic expression of the Santal community & how their idea of sustainable living bridges the gap between humans & nature.
Date: August 9
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Source: Dr. Boro Baski (by email 8 August 2020)
Source: “Tagore, Gitanjali and the Nobel Prize” by Nilanjan Banerjee in
India Perspectives (24 No. 2/2010) | More about Tagore and rural education >>
Freedom: Accountability, Democracy, Education & Rights of Indigenous Peoples >>
- Audio | Santali Traditional and Fusion Songs: Ghosaldanga Bishnubati Adibasi Trust
- Childhood and children
- Education and literacy
- eBook | Free catalogue: Banam: One of the ancient musical instruments of the Santals – West Bengal
- eBook | Free catalogue: Museum of Santal Culture (Bishnubati) – West Bengal
- eBook | “Santals Celebrate the Seasons”: Creativity fostered by Ashadullapur Gramin Silpa & Sastha Bidhan Kendra – West Bengal
- Homes and utensils
- Indigenous knowledge systems
- Multi-lingual education
- Museum of Santal Culture Bishnubati
- Santal democratic organisations, customs, history and creation traditions (book tip)
- Santali language | eBook | A Santali-English dictionary – Archive.org
- Santal music
- Santal mission
- Santali translations of Rabindranath Tagore’s “Vidyasagar-Charit” and “Raktakarabi”
- The Santals by Boro Baski
- Seasons and festivals
- Teaching Santal children by Boro Baski
- Traditional music instruments of the Santals at the Museum of Santal Culture
- Video | Roots and Branches: The Lifeworld of an Enlightened Villager in West Bengal
- Video | Santali video album “Ale Ato” (Our Village, Part 1 of 2) – West Bengal
- Video & eLearning | “Cadence and Counterpoint: Documenting Santal Musical Traditions” – A virtual exhibition on Google Cultural Institute