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The Oraon community: Its role in the Freedom Movement – Jharkhand

The Role of Adivasis in the Freedom Movement – JharkhandAdivasi uprisings in the Jharkhand belt were quelled by the British through massive deployment of troops across the region. The Kherwar uprising and the Birsa Munda movement were the most important struggles … Continue reading

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Celebrating movement in peace and togetherness: Jana Sanskriti Centre for Theatre of the Oppressed – West Bengal

The idea of Theatre of the Oppressed was born in South America in the early seventies from the work and practice of Brazilian theatre theoretician and director Augusto Boal. Jana Sanskriti was the first group to bring Theatre of the … Continue reading

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Video | Lessons on Human Trafficking: to “understand what it really means” – Freedom United

Many people have heard the term Human Trafficking, but fewer understand what it really means. Watch this quick video lesson to learn more. More educational videos by Freedom United In every country around the world, people are working for little or … Continue reading

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Map | A virtual journey across time and space

Whatever our own cultural background, there are amazing discoveries to be made, for India’s youth just as for scholars and visitors from all over the world! Learn more about – and from – some of India’s tribal communities by Gondi-Harappan link (2500 B.C.–1750 … Continue reading

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Mahatma Gandhi on industrialism and his appeal to capitalists of India to become “trustees to the welfare of the masses” – Young India 1928

Capitalists Of IndiaWardhaBefore 20 December 1928 GOD FORBID that India should ever take to industrialism after the manner of the West. The economic imperialism of a single tiny island kingdom (England) is today keeping the world in chains. If an … Continue reading

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