Search Results for: Santal mission

Santals and Santiniketan: Rabindranath’s concept of raising everyday life on to a higher level – West Bengal

It is well-known that Rabindranath Tagore harboured a special affection for the Santhals in the villages around Santiniketan. He saw in their life a special beauty. They combine the tilling of the earth as farmers with poetry, songs and dance. … Continue reading

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eBook | Santals as a community: A brief introduction to their culture and approach to development

A brief introduction of Santal life and culture and our approach to developmentby Dr. Boro Baski | Read the full text (PDF, 130 KB): A brief introduction of Santal life and culture and our approach to development >> Santals as a community … Continue reading

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“Silencing a voice nips in the bud the prospect of resolution”: A Santal educator’s case against the banning of a controversial book – Jharkhand

Discussion is the Need of the Hour, Not Banningby Boro Baski, Anandabazar Patrika , 8 September, 2017translated by Maroona Murmu, Assistant Professor, Department of History, Jadavpur University Hansda Sowvendra Shekhar’s collection of stories The Adivasi Will Not Dance has been … Continue reading

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The status and spread of Santali in different regions of India: A flourishing language hardly in need of being “revived”

Santali is not a dead language in the first place so it does not need to be “revived”! I have grown up in Santal Parganas where people speak Santali in their homes, in the marketplace, attend church service in Santali … Continue reading

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“A fascinating narrative thread in the tapestry of a common Scandinavian-Santal heritage spanning 150 years”: Bodding Symposium (Oslo, 3 to 5 November 2015) – Norway

“The symposium’s aim of north-south cultural cooperation and digital repatriation of indigenous peoples heritage represents a rather pioneering effort here in Norway.” – Tone Bleie (PhD), Professor Public Planning and Cultural Understanding, Dept. of Sociology, Political Sciences and Local Planning, University of Tromsø – … Continue reading

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