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The Importance of a Community Museum: Its Role in the Education and the Development of the Santals – West Bengal

A museum can be a motivation for the community to move forward towards modernity without abandoning one’s Santal mentality – Boro Baski (concept note for the National Seminar on 8th December, 2016) Organized by Bishnubati Adibasi Marshal Sangha, Birbhum, West BengalFunded … Continue reading

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The importance of one’s mother-tongue in primary education: Suitable teaching methods and textbooks

Imagine yourself as a child attending school only to realize that you cannot understand anything said by your teachers (and vice-versa) … Yet this has long been the unenviable situation faced by “tribal” children all over the world including India, a country whose … Continue reading

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Methods of education that create enthusiasm for learning and reduce the school dropout rate: A success story – West Bengal

Challenges The issues in tribal education are the conflict between the state’s policy of assimilating minorities into the mainstream culture and the tribal people’s reluctance to abandon and insistence on maintaining their identity. Rural tribal children face a severe dilemma … Continue reading

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Report of the Silver Jubilee Celebration of Adibasi Baha Parab and a two day international conference on ‘Tribes in Transition’ – West Bengal

View a slideshow >> The three day Silver Jubilee celebration of ‘Adibasi Baha Parab’ at Ghosaldanga ended on 14th March 2014 with great joy and enthusiasm. On the last day of the celebration was at Ghosaldanga village. Hundreds of people … Continue reading

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Video | A Journey to a Santal school: Allowing children to be fully Adivasi, preparing them for success in mainstream society – West Bengal

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