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Slideshow | Views of Santal villages near Santiniketan: Visiting the Museum of Santal Culture – West Bengal

Photos © Tribal Cultural Heritage in India Foundation A museum can be a motivation for the community to move forward towards modernity without abandoning one’s Santal mentality [and] items like musical instruments, a mouse-trap or the ornaments, are not “any old … Continue reading

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Video | Serving India’s working poor by partnering with grass-root level organizations: Solar microgrids for Santal villages of Purulia District – West Bengal

Mlinda’ s Bony Tarafder and Champ Tudu tell the success story of a remote Santal rural community in Purulia District of West Bengal: about the new possibilities that came with access to lighting for the first time, health services and sanitation. A film by Ruchir Saraf … Continue reading

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Leisure time in a Santal village: A large mural created by village artists to express their cultural identity – West Bengal

Enjoying Palm Juice At the end of a village three Santal men sit under a Banyan tree and are happily drinking fermented juice of the tal, a commonly seen palm tree. In the summer, the men climb on the trees … Continue reading

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Slideshow | The making of terracotta panels by village youths: Depicting Santal village culture – West Bengal

Credits: information and photographs © Sanyasi Lohar 2014 Related posts Ashadullapur (videos, slideshows and more information) Opening programme and list of participants Sanyasi Lohar Slideshow | Inauguration of terracotta panels created by village youths: A celebration of Santal village culture The … Continue reading

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Slideshow | Inauguration of terracotta panels created by village youths: A celebration of Santal village culture – West Bengal

Credits: information and photographs © Sanyasi Lohar (e-mailed 1-4-14) The six large panels were specially designed to adorn homes at Bishnubati village. They depict of Santal myths known to the local population. In order to realize these original works, Sanyasi Lohar trained 6 village … Continue reading

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