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Find scholarly books and fiction relating to tribal culture: Indian publishers

To find publications released by Indian publishers and government institutions, type the name of a person, tribal community (e.g. “Gond”, “Santal” / “Santhal”, “Warli”), an Indian State or Union Territory (e.g. “Andaman”, “Tripura”, “Telangana tribal”), region (e.g. “Bastar”, “Northeast India … Continue reading

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Discussing scholarly publications with the tribal communities concerned: “Madias are not Gonds”

From the report by Nandini Bedi and Erik de Maaker based on 14 December 2008 discussions including Lalsu, a member of the Madia community: […] The Madias, like the Baigas see the Gonds as their kings or rulers. […] When … Continue reading

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A community whose drumming is associated with Chola, Chera and the Pandya kings – Tamil Nadu

The Hindu, Friday Review, November 03, 2016 | To read the full article and view a larger image, click here >> Thudumbu and Thudumbattam are played at temple festivals in and around Coimbatore. We went to Coimbatore for a concert but decided to … Continue reading

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Distributing books, journals and periodicals in places with poor access to bookstores: Scholarswithoutborders.in – New Delhi

The idea behind  Scholars without Borders (SwB) is to highlight the best of Indian academic writing, and make it possible to obtain this material online. By “obtain” we mean both to get digital content where such content is available, as … Continue reading

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Adivasi Religion and Society Network (ARS): Encouraging communication and collaboration among scholars from all disciplines interested in religion and society among adivasi people

Reflections Why a Network for Adivasi Religions and Societies? Gregory Alles, October 11, 2011. When I first became interested in adivasis and adivasi religions several years ago, I started looking around for scholars of religious studies who were interested in … Continue reading

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