Kerala Folklore Theatre & Kerala Folklore Museum (Kochi) – Kerala

Folklore Junction, Thevara, Kochi 682015

The Hindu, May 21, 2012

The museum is an enticing experience and an interesting glimpse into the yesteryear. […]

Opened in 2009, the museum is home to antique masks, traditional art forms, musical instruments, old costumes, tribal art and jewellery, manuscripts, mural paintings, shadow and string puppets, wooden carvings, bronze and wooden sculptures and traditional measuring instruments — all creations of the unknown, and sometimes forgotten, craftsmen from the past. […]

Source: Recreating Kerala’s rich culture – The Hindu
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Kocharethi the Arya Woman
by Narayan >>

The slow erosion of cultural identity, the absence of agency for some sections of society, the increasing erasure of various communities from the supposed democratic space of citizenship, the questionable route ‘modernity’ and ‘development’ take, and the effects they have on men and, differently, on women are all woven into Narayan’s novel. Kocharethi calls upon us to ethically engage with it, to question our complicity in the systemic conditions that produce these lives, to reflect on our own reactions to the tale, to our expectations of the form and genre and to unlearn our frames of understanding. | Learn more >>

Tips: discover publications released by Indian publishers and institutions by typing “tribal children stories” in combination with the name of a tribal community (e.g. “Gond”, “Santal”, “Warli”), an Indian State or Union Territory (e.g. “Andaman”, “Tripura”, “Telangana”), a region (e.g. “Bastar”, “Northeast India”, “Nilgiri”), name of artist, author or publisher, and preferred language (“Tamil”, “Hindi”, “bilingual”).

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Research the above issues with the help of Shodhganga: A reservoir of theses from universities all over India, made available under Open Access >>

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