Search Results for: Santal history

Tip | Santal history and customs explained by the Daricha Foundation – West Bengal and Jharkhand

The Santals, a proto-Austroloid racial group,  are the largest tribe in West Bengal accounting  for more than 50% of the state`s tribal population. Other than West Bengal, their major concentration is in the states of Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha and Tripura. … Continue reading

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Slideshow | Delegation from the Museum of Cultural History in Oslo (Norway) to the Santal Parganans and West Bengal – Jharkhand & West Bengal

Prof. Oivind Fuglerud, Director of the Museum of Cultural History (MCH), University of Oslo, Norway, and Dr. Anne Karin Habu, conservator of the Museum was on official tour to India from 27th September to 5th October 2017. MCH has preserved … Continue reading

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The Santal Rebellion of 1855–56: Tribesmen driven to despair by encroachment of outsiders and the misery caused by an iniquitous system – Colonial history

von Fürer-Haimendorf, Christoph. Tribes of India: The Struggle for Survival. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1982, pp. 36-37: Rebellions of aboriginal tribesmen against the authority of the government are among the most tragic conflicts between ruler and ruled. Whatever course the … Continue reading

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Tip | Book on the ancient religion of the Santals: Ancestral creation narratives – Assam, Odisha, West Bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand, Tripura & Arunachal Pradesh

The religion of the Santals, which we see today, represents one of the most ancient religions.  […] The Santals are one of the largest homogenous indigenous peoples group in India, numbering more than six million scattered over in the states … Continue reading

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ePaper | Writing and teaching Santali in different alphabets: A success story calling for a stronger sense of self-confidence – West Bengal

Santali is one of India’s many Adivasi languages. Today, seven different alphabets are used to write in it. Some argue that this great variety does not help the community’s development. | Read the full article by Boro Baski (3,3 MB) … Continue reading

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