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Giving a fresh impetus to endangered tribal customs: “Art forms are aboriginal and yet scientific” – Jharkhand

The Telegraph, Kolkata, Monday , October 13 , 2014 A cultural renaissance of the Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups (PVTGs) of Jharkhand is not a distant dream. In an attempt to prepare a directory of their dying livelihood skills, art forms … Continue reading

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Mahasweta Devi – a writer-activist’s literary tribute to the civilizational graces of the adivasis

CELEBRATING WOMEN a symposium on women who made a difference Excerpt from “The adivasi Mahashweta” [Mahasweta] by https:y in 540, August 2004 | Read the full article here >> DO I know Mahashweta Devi ? Perhaps, I do. Perhaps not. […] In the … Continue reading

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Slideshow | A Tale of Tribal Puppetry: Adivasi Putulkatha, a documentary film – Bengal & Jharkhand

The video Adivasi Putulkatha: A Tale of Tribal Puppetry by Kaushik Sengupta and Sangita Datta is a documentary film on the puppetry of Bengal and Jharkhand Border Area. Produced at a time when rapid modernization and the mass media accelerated the … Continue reading

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AMAN Panchayat: Gandhian Constructive Activities in tribal areas of Gujarat

I.  Gandhian Organisations: Striving for Change Following are the brief sketches of the four organisations which have been covered under the study. All four of them are based in southern part of Gujarat, mainly conducting activities in predominantly tribal areas. … Continue reading

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