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Indian publishers – Google custom search engine

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 tribe”, … Continue reading

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“Was Narmada valley the centre of human evolution?”: Recent excavations along one of India’s seven holy rivers

Sanchari Pal, TheBetterIndia.com, March 18, 2017 | For the full story and view more images, click here >> […] Was India home to one or more unknown hominin species, fossils of which we have not yet been discovered? And did they … Continue reading

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Tribal communities without social bias against women: Attitudes to female children according to census data – Government of India

Rukmini S, The Hindu, New Delhi, October 31, 2013 | To read the full story with statistics, click here >> Despite having lower literacy rates than “others”, scheduled caste households have higher sex ratios, and tribals the highest of all, newly released Census … Continue reading

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Slideshow | Madia community – Maharashtra

Documentary filmmaker Nandini Bedi and cultural anthropologist Erik de Maaker made a journey to the area in central India where the Madia live. They visited several villages of Gadchiroli district. – Photos by Erik de Maaker © A selection of … Continue reading

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Resilience of indigenous culture in the face of assimilatory processes and modernisation: Reflections on tribal identity in Bastar District – Chhattisgarh

Excerpts from interviews on the occasion of a major exhibition in Museum Rietberg, Zürich (Switzerland), The Telegraph, Sunday , July 22 , 2012 | Read the full article and view more photos here >>  “The Bastar bronzes are usually considered handicrafts and … Continue reading

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