Tribal Arts in India: The National Inventory of Tribal Museums – an invitation for researchers and institutions engaged in conservation of tribal culture

This Inventory, if not an exhaustive listing of the rich diversity of the materials, is nonetheless a definite invitation for researchers and institutions engaged in conservation of tribal culture for a future exploration. The present volume is the base-line inventory and, it is hoped, will be followed by supplementary volumes in the future.

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Indian tribal cultural heritage: museum collections, eBooks, maps & more

Anthropological Survey | Anthropology

Books on tribal culture and related resources

Community facilities

Crafts and visual arts | Homes and utensils Crafts and visual arts | Masks

Cultural heritage | Revival of traditions

Dress and ornaments | Fashion | Tattoo

eBook | Background guide for education

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

Games and leisure time | Martial arts

India’s 28 States and 8 Union Territories – From Andhra Pradesh to West Bengal

Museum collections – general

Museum collections – India

Music and dance | Musicology

Seasons and festivals

Tribal customs, homes and ornaments in South India: Videos and photographs by Vicky Lakshmanan

Worship and rituals