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Bharathiar University enthusiastic in documenting more tribal languages – Western Ghats

Amutha Kannan, The Hindu, COIMBATORE, July 28, 2011 On the one hand, the languages spoken by tribal people have only an oral script and due to the non-literary nature there is no documentation of the grammar of the language. On … Continue reading

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Books on tribal culture and related resources

Suggested reading with additional information on this website Irish Journal of Anthropology: Special issue on Adivasi identityRead or download the full issue | Learn more >> Tribal Arts in India: The National Inventory of Tribal Museums. Foreword by GN Devy (Project Director, Bhasha … Continue reading

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Ritual and decorative wall paintings of the Alu Kurumba community: An art traced back to prehistory – Tamil Nadu

Traditional Craftsmanship The Alu Kurumbas of Tribal Nilgiris , apart from decorating the walls of their dwelling huts with their indigenous peintings, are observed to draw caricature sketches of human beings over the rock outcrops in and around their indigenous … Continue reading

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Fostering respect of linguistic diversity and linguistic heritage – Linguapax Asia

Linguapax Asia works in partnership with Linguapax International, a non-governmental organization formerly affiliated with UNESCO and located in Barcelona, Spain. In its role as the Asian associate, Linguapax Asia carries out the objectives of both Linguapax International and UNESCO’s Linguapax … Continue reading

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Gudalur’s Vidyodaya School and outreach programme: A success story with Adivasi history, culture and songs integrated into its curriculum – Tamil Nadu

Deep within the Gudalur valley, bounded by the Mudumalai, Wyanad and Bandipur tiger reserves, the Viswa Bharati Vidyodaya Trust has developed a school which is attracting the neglected children of Adivasi tribes into primary education “What use is your education … Continue reading

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