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Guda: A film by KJ Baby in the tribal language of the Kattunaikkars – Kerala

`Guda’ ready for screening The shooting of the `Guda’, perhaps the first film in the tribal language of the `Kattunaikkars’, has been completed and the film is all set for screening by the middle of December. K.J. Baby, the director … Continue reading

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“Kocharethi calls upon us to ethically engage with it, to question our complicity” – First novel by an Adivasi in Kerala

To read the full book review, click here >> Narayan, Kerala’s first tribal novelist, avoids romanticising his milieu. Kocharethi is about the hidden poetry of marginal lives… The temptation to exoticise cultures that have not been commodified yet must be … Continue reading

Posted in Adivasi / Adibasi, Anthropology, Childhood, Colonial policies, Customs, Education and literacy, Health and nutrition, History, Languages and linguistic heritage, Literature - fiction, Media portrayal, Misconceptions, Modernity, Names and communities, Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups (PVTG), Press snippets, Southern region – Southern Zonal Council, Storytelling, Tribal elders, Tribal identity, Western Ghats – Tribal heritage and ecology, Women, Worship and rituals | Tagged | Comments Off on “Kocharethi calls upon us to ethically engage with it, to question our complicity” – First novel by an Adivasi in Kerala

Educational package for children of the Kadar community: Initiating children into formal education easily – Kerala & Tamil Nadu

K. PRADEEP, The Hindu, KOCHI, July 19, 2012 | To read the full story, click here >> An educational package for pre-primary children of the Kadar tribe incorporating their own language will be distributed in 22 anganwadis this week. Dr. Amitha Bachan, … Continue reading

Posted in Bees and honey, Childhood, Community facilities, Customs, De- and re-tribalisation, Education and literacy, Figures, census and other statistics, Languages and linguistic heritage, Multi-lingual education, Names and communities, Nature and wildlife, Press snippets, Southern region – Southern Zonal Council, Storytelling, Success story, Tribal identity, Western Ghats – Tribal heritage and ecology | Tagged | Comments Off on Educational package for children of the Kadar community: Initiating children into formal education easily – Kerala & Tamil Nadu

“Higher Education is a distant dream”: Report on the feasibility of setting up a Tribal University (“autonomous institution / knowledge centre”) – Kerala

FEASIBILITY STUDY REPORT ON SETTING UP A CENTRAL TRIBAL UNIVERSITY OR ITS REGIONAL CENTRE IN KERALA STATE View or download the full report here >> Kerala State Commission for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes, Thiruvananthapuram on its notice dated 31.01.2014 … Continue reading

Posted in Education and literacy, Figures, census and other statistics, Health and nutrition, Organizations, Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups (PVTG), Quotes, Rural poverty, Scheduled Tribe (ST), Southern region – Southern Zonal Council, Wayanad, Western Ghats – Tribal heritage and ecology | Comments Off on “Higher Education is a distant dream”: Report on the feasibility of setting up a Tribal University (“autonomous institution / knowledge centre”) – Kerala

Video | Vayali Bamboo Band: Folk Secrets Music Project – Kerala

The Vayali Folklore Group has been awarded Junior Fellowship by the Government of India for the research of Kerala’s bamboo music traditions in 2013. This is a two year programme by the central culture ministry. To invite Vayali and support the … Continue reading

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