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The Santals by Boro Baski

Santals are the largest homogeneous tribal community in Eastern India. In the 1991 census, more than 5.2 million Santals were counted [5.8 million in the 2011 census]. People of this ethnic group are also found in neighbouring countries like Bangladesh, … Continue reading

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Video | “Santali language and the music are the two important life lines for the existence of the Santal tribe in the modern world”: Gai Gupi Kada Gupi (The story behind the song) by Boro Baski

By Boro Baski The first ten years of my childhood were the golden time of my life. Those were my herding days where I used to tend the cows and goats in the fields, in the nearby jungle and by … Continue reading

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Teaching Santal children by Boro Baski

Though India is hit hard by the Covid-19 pandemic, our small cluster of two Adivasi villages in West Bengal has not suffered infections yet. We do feel the economic impacts of course. […] Farm work has continued quietly. To many … Continue reading

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Video | The story behind the song “Kiạ Baha’ by Boro Baski – West Bengal

My life was a bit different than a normal Santal boy of our village. After completing my masters I did my doctoral research on Social Work from Visva-Bharati University and founded a social organization with the youth of my village … Continue reading

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Essays on rural life and education by Dr. Boro Baski – West Bengal

RURAL LIFE 12/07/2016 – by Boro BaskiLost in translationMissionaries have contributed to disrupting Adivasi traditions, but helped to save heritage as well RURAL LIFE 10/07/2016 – by Boro BaskiSaving our heritageProtection of Adivasi culture and traditions helps members of India’s … Continue reading

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