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

Source: UNICEF ROSA – Media centre – Meena Communication InitiativeAddress: https://www.unicef.org/meena/Date Visited: 3 November 2018 Learn more on UNICEF India’s IEC eWarehouse: https://iec.unicef.in/category/index/meena-communication-initiative/sorting:V >> Download the following 14 volumes for free via Google Drive (total zip file size: 21 MB): Unicef-Rosa_Meena_Archive.zip >> Read … Continue reading

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Santal village development and social work inspired by Rabindranath Tagore: Visva-Bharati’s Sriniketan – West Bengal

Rabindranath Tagore: adventure of ideas and innovative practices in education by Prof. Kumkum Bhattacharya (Springer, 2014) | Publication details and libraries on Worldcat.org >> Describes the evolution of Tagore’s ideas stemming from his personal experience of schooling Elucidates the emergence of a … Continue reading

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The last frontier of Firkal martial art of Chotanagpur area – Jharkhand

Unique: ‘Firkal’ performanceNo mention has been made of it in ancient treatises, history books, traveller’s account or even in archaelogical records. | Read more >> Older than Kalaripayattu, and even those martial art forms that trace its origins to China … Continue reading

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