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Mundari, Oraon and Chik-Baraik dances: “Living together, keeping their dances distinct” – Jharkhand

A scholar pursuing his PhD in Ranchi University has captured the diverse beats of Jharkhand’s tribal dances in an academic study. Titled “Peculiarities of Folk Dances of Tribes in Jharkhand”, Sunil Baraik’s work on the rarely touched subject will be … Continue reading

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The Oraon community: Its role in the Freedom Movement – Jharkhand

The Role of Adivasis in the Freedom Movement – JharkhandAdivasi uprisings in the Jharkhand belt were quelled by the British through massive deployment of troops across the region. The Kherwar uprising and the Birsa Munda movement were the most important struggles … Continue reading

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Jitia Karam songs and dances of the Oraons – Jharkhand

Karam is the Oraons name for the Kadamb tree, which the Oraons consider very sacred. They worship the Kadamb tree as a deity. The Oraons used the Kadamb flowers and twigs as decorations. High pitched sounds and the rhythms of … Continue reading

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Adivasi focused films as educational tool (Open Space Ranchi) – Jharkhand

On 20th February, two documentaries were shown amongst the students of Class IX, in Sarna Adivasi Madhya Vidyalaya in Pisca, a suburb area of Ranchi. It was a tribal area, with almost ninety percent Oraon students. When they saw ‘Kora … Continue reading

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Ethnomedicine: Discoveries through follow-up research of folk or ethnomedical amounting to 74 per currently in use worldwide – Jharkhand & Kerala

How Adivasis of one Jharkhand village are trying to preserve ethnomedicine With ‘civilisation’ and ‘modernity’ having made inroads into India’s tribal areas, its heritage of traditional tribal systems of medicine is increasingly under threat […] “‘Ethnomedicine’, as defined by George … Continue reading

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