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Nirmala Putul: A Santal poet questioning ‘development’ and ‘progress’ in modern civilization

Mountain Child by Nirmala Putul The mountain child —a fragment of the mountain —plays in the lap of the mountain Toddling up the mountainhe plants his feet in the mountain soilto rise like a mountainin the land of mountains The … Continue reading

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Tip | “How to address misconceptions on tribal customs and culture in the classroom?” – Ideas and practices worth sharing among peers and students

There’s much to learn from the positive contributions made by tribal communities on a daily basis. To start with, let’s learn from insiders and others who have dedicated their lives to ensuring that a precious heritage will continue to make … Continue reading

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On stereotypes and “three kinds of knowledge” (universal, community and individual knowledge): Papers presented for “Tribes In Transition-II: Reaffirming Indigenous Identity Through Narrative” (National Conference) – New Delhi

[Bold typeface added above for emphasis] Parallel Session 2: Land, Identity and Tribal Autobiographical NarrativesChaired by: Sandesha Rayappa, JNU, New DelhiPaper Presenters: Mahi S. Thavarathu (JNU, New Delhi), P. Rajitha Venugopal (JMI, New Delhi), Vasundhara Gautam (BML Manjul University, Gurgaon), … Continue reading

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Report on “Transnational Custodianship of Cultural Heritage in the 21st Century”: Workshop at the University of Copenhagen (October 2018) – Denmark

Transnational Custodianship of Cultural Heritage in the 21stCentury 8th– 11thOctober 2018, University of CopenhagenBy Boro Baski The workshop addressed various issues related to promoting and preserving the knowledge of cultural heritage, particularly of the marginalized and the Adivasi communities. The … Continue reading

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Slideshow | Santali Literary Meet: “Santal Onolia Helmel” (Dumka, 20-21 October 2017) – Jharkhand

JAGWAR-IIISANTAL LITERARY MEET: SANTAL ONOLIA HELMEL 2017“Santali Literature & Society in the Changing World”Johar HRD Centre, Dumka, Jharkhand, India20 – 21 October, 2017   Source: Courtesy text and photos: Dr. Ivy Hansdak, Assistant Professor, Department of English, Jamia Millia Islamia … Continue reading

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