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Video | “The Siddis: A Forgotten People”: UN in Action – Gujarat

United Nations – Gujarat in western India is home to more than 20,000 Siddis [Sidhi], an ethnic group of African descent. But today, many live on the fringes of society in poverty. One young man is fighting to protect their unique … Continue reading

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Video | South Gujarat tribal music documentation (2): Ghangali played for Kansari katha story telling about human ancestors, heroes, and the origin of the earth

The ghangali is being played by Jeevalbhai Pandubhai Chaudhari who lives in Boriyad village in Vansda taluka of Navsari district in south Gujarat. This instrument is usually play during the rendering of the Kansari katha (story). Kansari is the goddess … Continue reading

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Video | South Gujarat tribal music documentation by Bhasha – Gujarat

Watch two brief excerpts from the archive of Bhasha’s video documentation team This documentation was undertaken at the campus of the Adivasi Academy to document the cultural practices as well as to understand them. These are available with the Academy’ … Continue reading

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Video | South Gujarat tribal music documentation (1): Tarpu and tircho

Dhanjibhai Jerdi Konkni plays the tarpu (wind instrument), and Kasiram Lalsu Konkni the tircho (percussion instrument). Both belong to Ambapani village in Vansda Taluka of Navsari District and are 40-45 years old. They have some land holding and during the … Continue reading

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Video | Through the Eye of the Ancestors: Historical Adivasi photo exhibition curated by a member of the Rathwa community – Gujarat

View the full video here >> Image: Bhil husband and wife: 1953, Fürer-Haimendorf Collection (SOAS Library PPMS19_6_BHIL_0142) | More information >> Your ancestors and my ancestors existed together; therefore, we should also be together and live happily. – Muja Ratwa Source: subtitles … Continue reading

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