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“Santals Celebrate the Seasons: Six Murals by Sanyasi Lohar and his team” (ePub and print editions) – West Bengal

The Santal village Bishnubati is situated about 8 km from Santiniketan and Sriniketan, the abodes which Rabindranath Tagore made famous. Since almost 30 years Bishnubati and its neighbouring Santal village Ghosaldanga have made a singularly vigorous effort to develop their … Continue reading

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Village artist Sanyasi Lohar – West Bengal

“Sanyasi Lohar, though not a Santal himself but spending his life in a Santal village, Bishnubati, has developed naïve Santali designs into a sophisticated art-form” – Martin Kämpchen Photo: Sanyasi Lohar (standing on the right side) during the inauguration of murals on the … Continue reading

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An experiment in intercultural communication: “Learning from the people in the villages, value their way of life” – West Bengal

Since the beginning of my work with people of the Santal villages, Ghosaldanga and Bishnubati, close to Santiniketan, it has been important to me that it is not a one-way street. Giving and receiving should be equally important. This means … Continue reading

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Santals revive the Santali language and tell their own story: A success story to reckon with – West Bengal

Two tribal villages in Bengal revive the Santali language By Nandini Nair, OPEN Magazine, 13 January 2017 | To view more photos and read the full article, click here >> PADA MURMU IS the kind of teacher any young child would be fortunate to have. … Continue reading

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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) To visit the Museum of Santal Culture in Bishnubati village … Continue reading

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