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Jointly creating storybooks in familiar languages for first-generation learners: Suchana, Pratham Books and StoryWeaver – West Bengal

Books take tribal kids back to school Calcutta: Churki Hansda remembers standing on the road instead of going to school on most days of the week because she was too scared. “I wouldn’t understand anything. The lessons were all in … Continue reading

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Books on tribal culture and related resources

Resources for the classroom: Learning from and about India’s tribal communities, their culture and knowledge systems eBook & eJournals for online and offline use The Johar Journal: “A quarterly eJournal that aims to familiarize people with the tribal way of … Continue reading

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Bibliographic information on books illustrated by tribal artists: Books for the reading pleasure of children in different languages

First words: Pratham Books launches a publishing project to promote Indian tribal languages This 10-book series has been published in Odia and the languages used by four tribal communities in Odisha (Kui, Saura, Munda and Juanga), in the Odia script. … Continue reading

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The Great Story-Wall Project – storytelling tour across India

There is a need to reclaim descriptions of the tribes; the onus must reside with the tribes themselves, since they have endured these portrayals for far too long. Richard Kamei in “Uncivilising the Mind: How anthropology shaped the discourse on … Continue reading

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