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Showcasing the journey of artworks by women: A photo exhibition by Tara Books explores moments of happiness and self-fulfilment – Tamil Nadu

Feminine strokes A photo exhibition by Tara Books showcases the journey of artworks by women, from households to galleries, ‘bazaars’ and books by Tanushree Ghosh, Livemint.com, Fri, Mar 07 2014 | Read the full story and view more photos here: http://www.livemint.com/Leisure/v2cy5TFVSt1FopwQaUNKiP/Feminine-strokes.html?utm_source=copy … Continue reading

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Illustrated and bilingual resources suitable for urban and rural schools alike: A range of beautiful books published by Tulika & Tara

The first chaang, the first elephant, once had big eyes,Which the animals thought looked beautiful and wise.Then, along came a bird, a wagtail, and… Told in verse, this folktale from the Tai Phake people of India’s northeast is gentle and funny. … Continue reading

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Video | “We need to learn from tribals”: Vandana Shiva on reviving indigenous knowledge at the “Grandmother’s University” Dehradun – Uttarakhand

An Interview with Dr Vandana Shiva, one of the world’s foremost environmentalist, anti-GM activist and an advocate of ecological farming and sustainable agriculture as a solution to climate change, food security, hunger and peace. The interview was taken on 16th … Continue reading

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Books illustrated by Gond artists “known for their knowledge and celebration of trees”: Inviting young children to read, count and live together

One, Two, Tree! by Anuskha Ravishankar (text); Durga Bai (art); Sirish Rao This visually stunning read-aloud book invites young children to count the improbable number of animals that clamber up an ever-expanding tree. It has been illustrated with art from … Continue reading

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Gond artists help readers to “ask, reflect and engage in what is independent India’s worst affliction” – Critical acclaim for Bhimayana: A graphic novel on Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar

Learn more about the Gond community >> If the book succeeds in making the reader ask what independent India’s worst affliction is, it would go down in history as a document as important as the story of Ambedkar it tells. | … Continue reading

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