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Video | Ainu cultural revival: Maintaining a “critically endangered” language in an ocean of diversity – Japan

by Sarah W | Read her full blog here >> If you were to ask people to describe “Japan” or “the Japanese” in one word, there’s a pretty good chance that you’d hear one word over and over again: “homogeneous.” The Japanese … Continue reading

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Video | Learning from one another: An international exchange programme “for a new future for the Ainu people” – Japan

In January 2012, a Maori leader, Te Ururoa Flavell visited Ainumosir (Hokkaido) and Tokyo and witnessed the work Ainu people are doing in their communities to revitalize their culture, language, and rights. He immediately suggested that Ainu youth come to … Continue reading

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School enrolment and literacy: State priorities towards education under colonial rule and since India’s independence – Gujarat, Jharkhand, Manipur, Rajasthan & West Bengal

Vivek Menezes, Times of India, 20 January 2019 Why does China soar where India continues to struggle? The most basic reason is state priorities towards education. | Read the full report here >> As of 1947, the literacy rate in … Continue reading

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Tip | Download comic books as PDFs: Free resources for rural education and health care – Unicef

Animated online version: Welcome to Meena’s World! To enter, you need. Shockwave, Flash and RealVideo plug-ins. Source: UNICEF ROSA – Media centre – Meena Communication Initiative Address: https://www.unicef.org/meena/ Date Visited: 3 November 2018 Download the following 14 volumes for free via … Continue reading

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Video | More than simply a theatre company, set up for a total experience: Trimukhi Platform – West Bengal

For recent reports on “Santal music”, “Trimukhi theatre” and similar topics, use the search field seen below: Google custom search – Indian press coverage of tribal culture and education TRIMUKHI PLATFORM | http://trimukhiplatform.org/theatretoday/ “Trimukhi Platform is not simply a theatre company; … Continue reading

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