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Articles on Adivasi culture in Folio Special issue

Table of Contents (online edition) >> Download all articles as a single file (PDF, 969 KB) >> Articles and authors Rethinking tribals by GN Devy Call us adivasis, please by Gail Omvedt A society in transition by Suresh Sharma To be … Continue reading

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The Adivasi way of life: Utopian or worth emulating by ‘mainstream’ society? – An ongoing debate

Mari Marcel Thekaekara, NewInt.org/blog, June 13, 2014 To read the full blog and all comments, click here >> Anyone who has had some meaningful interaction with India’s indigenous or adivasi people, cannot fail to be touched by the encounter. There … Continue reading

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Tip | Tribal culture worldwide: Search newint.org

To read the regular newint.org blog on developments in India by Mari Marcel Thekaekara (e.g. Adivasi culture, environmental issues and women’s rights) and others (i.e. tribal culture worldwide), search here: http://newint.org/themes/society/indigenous-peoples/>> Related posts Democracy Mari Thekaekara (on this website) Misconceptions Modernity Tribal culture worldwide … Continue reading

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The dance went on: Adivasi self-assertion and networking during tribal cultural festival in Ranchi – Jharkhand

Mari Marcel Thekaekara (text and photo), The New Internationalist, 13 November 2012 Watching tribal dancing live and up close is a hugely different experience from watching it on telly. For the 40-strong Gudalur adivasi group, recently invited by the Central … Continue reading

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Joint efforts, not denials, make India a safer place for girls and women – West Bengal & Madhya Pradesh

By Mari Marcel Thekaekara in New Internationalist, October 19, 2012 Why am I returning repeatedly to the theme of rape, I puzzled, as I began this blog post. Because, I realized, the problem’s become worse, not better. Rape stories are headlined practically every … Continue reading

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