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Understanding the importance of land-rights for Adivasi communities: Colonial laws that continue to affect various indigenous groups of Chotanagpur – Jharkhand

Source: Irish Journal of Anthropology, Vol. 19(2) 2016 Autumn/WinterEDITORIAL NOTE, LIDIA GUZY, MARINE CARRIN, HARALD TAMBS-LYCHEhttps://www.anthropologyireland.org/images/2016_2/2016_2_1_Editorial%20Note.pdfAccessed: 17-12-17 To read or download the full issue, click here >> Exploitation, land rights, and identity assertion Since the colonial period the question of land-rights has … Continue reading

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Santali and related tribal languages of the Chotanagpur region: Mundari, Ho and Birjiya – Jharkhand

Birjiya [Birjia] is the language spoken by Asur tribe/ethnic group, just as Kurukh is spoken by Oraon group, Santali by Santal group, Mundari by Munda group, Ho by Ho group and Kharia by Kharia group.  These are broadly identified by … Continue reading

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Jaipal Singh and the adivasi (adibasi) movement of modern India: A gifted speaker from Chotanagpur – Jharkhand

Ramachandra Guha, India After Gandhi: The History of the World’s Largest Democracy (p. 115) | More information and book review >> The first report on minority rights, made public in late August 1947, provided for reservation for Untouchables only. Muslims were denied … Continue reading

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A living martial art-based dance form: The practice of Firkal in a remote Bhumij tribal village of Chotanagpur – Jharkhand

Shekher Phadnis, Maharaja Features | To read the full article in The Deccan Herald, click here >> Firkal is an unusual name for a dance form. Many scholars of Indian dance as well as social anthropologists have not heard of … Continue reading

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The last frontier of Firkal martial art of Chotanagpur area – Jharkhand

Shekher Phadnis, Maharaja Features, The Telegraph, 18 March 2012 No mention has been made of it in ancient treatises, history books, traveller’s account or even in archaelogical records. Older than Kalaripayattu, and even those martial art forms that trace its origins … Continue reading

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