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Reaffirming Indigenous Identity Through Narrative: Conference report – New Delhi

“Tribes In Transition-II: Reaffirming Indigenous Identity Through Narrative” Report for the ICSSR-sponsored Two-Day National Conference organised by The Department of English & Outreach Programme Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi on 27-28 February 2017Read or download the full report: Final Report Tribes in … Continue reading

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Report on “Tribes in Transition” Conference in Santiniketan – West Bengal

Report by the Convener Dr. Ivy Imogene Hansdak, Assistant Professor, Department of English, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi – 110025 (ivyihansdak@gmail.com) in consultation with the Co-Convener Dr. Boro Baski, Trustee, Ghosaldanga Bishnubati Adibasi Trust (Regd. under Indian Trust Registration Act, 1982), Ghosaldanga, P.O. Sattore, Dist. Birbhum, West Bengal – … Continue reading

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Resilience of indigenous culture in the face of assimilatory processes and modernisation: Reflections on tribal identity in Bastar District – Chhattisgarh

Excerpts from interviews on the occasion of a major exhibition in Museum Rietberg, Zürich (Switzerland), The Telegraph, Sunday , July 22 , 2012 | Read the full article and view more photos here >>  “The Bastar bronzes are usually considered handicrafts and … Continue reading

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Bastar art and the Hindu-isation of the tribal myth – Chhattisgarh

The Hindu, October 24, 2012 Niranjan Mahawar, 75, is a self-taught ethnologist of Chhattisgarh. He spent almost five decades in southern Chhattisgarh to study the life and art of the Bastar tribes. […] Today, Mahawar — who was made famous in … Continue reading

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Santal creation myth in “Painted Songs”: an exhibition and publication on Bengali picture-scroll traditions – Zurich (Switzerland)

Painted Songs: Continuity and Change in an Indian Folk Art by Thomas Kaiser (192 pages, 22 x 30 cm, 196 mostly coloured illustrations). Stuttgart and Zürich 2012. ISBN 9783897903661. Note: A major chapter (pp. 88-123) consists of illustrations of the “Santal Creation Myth”. More … Continue reading

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