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Did the Indus Valley Civilisation script remain “elusive because no one has attempted to study the script using Gondi symbols and language”? – Karnataka

Lhendup G Bhutia, OPEN Magazine, Archaeology, 28 November 2014 | For more images and to read the full article, click here >> New findings raise an old question: Do South Indians belong to the Indus Valley Civilisation? Around two kilometres away from … Continue reading

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Indigenous people “responsible for the survival of the forest ecosystem in the world”: Minister’s inaugurational speech during Mysore’s celebration of tribal culture – Karnataka

R. Krishna Kumar, The Hindu, MYSURU, February 11, 2016 A one-day tribal festival celebrating their culture and traditions was held in the city on Wednesday. Organised by the Department of Kannada and Culture, the festival was inaugurated by District in-charge … Continue reading

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Unveiling richness of tribal and folk culture: Festival and exhibition at the Bhandarkar’s College of Arts and Science – Karnataka

Ganesh Prabhu, The Hindu, Kundapur (Udupi District), February 17, 2015 | To read the full article and view more photos, click here >> The richness of tribal and folk culture of coastal districts was demonstrated at the ‘Unveiling of Tribal and Folk … Continue reading

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Languages, traditions and culture of tribals to be protected: New dictionaries of unique tribal languages – Karnataka State Tribal Research Institute

Times of India, Dec 3, 2014 MYSURU: For the first time, Karnataka State Tribal Research Institute (KSTRI) has come up with a novel initiative to preserve languages of tribals in the state. KSTRI is gearing to launch dictionaries of tribal … Continue reading

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Endangered languages: A survey conducted by the Peoples’ Linguistic Survey of India (PLSI) – Karnataka

The Hindu, BANGALORE, August 2, 2013 Siddi and Hakki Pikki ‘critically endangered’ Of the 50 languages that are spoken in Karnataka, eight are potentially endangered and two critical endangered, according to a survey conducted by the Peoples’ Linguistic Survey of India … Continue reading

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