Search Results for: Creation stories

Tip | Book on the ancient religion of the Santals: Ancestral creation narratives – Assam, Odisha, West Bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand, Tripura & Arunachal Pradesh

The religion of the Santals, which we see today, represents one of the most ancient religions.  […] The Santals are one of the largest homogenous indigenous peoples group in India, numbering more than six million scattered over in the states … Continue reading

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eBook | Creation of Night and Day (Rathwi) – A story from Gujarat

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Sahitya Akademi award for “Imaginary Bloom”: Informative and entertaining Santhali children’s stories – Jharkhand

Times of India, Jun 24, 2017 JAMSHEDPUR: A tribal writer from the Steel City has won this year’s Sahitya Akademi award for writing a collection of short stories for children with morals. School teacher Joba Murmu’s collection of 21 short … Continue reading

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“You are making us proud”: Prakash Rameshwar Munda, a cricketer succeeding in a state whose creation was primarily to benefit indigenous communities – Jharkhand

N. Sudarshan | To read the full article, click here >> The cries are directed at Prakash Rameshwar Munda, the first cricketer of tribal origin to make it to the Jharkhand Ranji squad. […] The 24-year-old’s, by his own admission, is no rags-to-riches story. … Continue reading

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“Creation Myths in Unwritten Languages”: Highlighting, transcribing and translating indicators of man’s relations with nature (16 October 2015) – New Delhi

Courtesy: Dr Ivy Imogene Hansdak by email (14-10-15) Tips For more information, type “Adivasi literature”, “Sahitya Akademi tribal literature”, “tribes natural world“, “Madhya Pradesh tribal stories“ or similar search terms into the search window here: Google custom search – Indian press coverage … Continue reading

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