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Infusing the Santhali Element in Schooling by Rina Mukherji

[…] “Santhal children are compelled to leave behind the culture they grew up in , whenever they go in for modern education and learning the rudiments of the three r’s. It results in their loss of confidence, and utter confusion … Continue reading

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Embarking on a collaborative process: “The tapestry” of a common Scandinavian-Santal heritage spanning 150-years – Norway

To read the full story with footnotes and external links, click here >> Tone Bleie is Professor of Public Planning and Cultural Understanding at the University of Tromsø, in Northern-Norway. […] The Bodding Symposium is one of the current initiatives … Continue reading

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eJournal | Writing and teaching Santali in different alphabets: A success story calling for a stronger sense of self-confidence – West Bengal

Santali is one of India’s many Adivasi languages. Today, seven different alphabets are used to write in it. Some argue that this great variety does not help the community’s development. | Read the full article (3,3 MB) >> Among South … Continue reading

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The status and spread of Santali in different regions of India: A flourishing language hardly in need of being “revived”

Santali is not a dead language in the first place so it does not need to be “revived”! I have grown up in Santal Parganas where people speak Santali in their homes, in the marketplace, attend church service in Santali … Continue reading

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Indian Language Festival “ILF Samanvay 2016 (5-7 November): Language as Public Action – New Delhi

To view the biographical notes on all the festival speakers, click here >>  Patricia Mukhim Day 1 – 5 November: “Voices to record: Khasi and Tripuri” She is currently Editor, The Shillong Times, Meghalaya’s oldest and largest circulating English language … Continue reading

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