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The Typecraft Initiative’s digital typeface based on Godna tattoos: Working with tribal women artists from Chhattisgarh

Rites of Passage | To view more photos and read the full text, click here >> In general, women have a strong connection with the idea of a “vital cycle” not only as life givers, care-takers of children and the home; and their … Continue reading

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Apatani tattoos in a global context: A custom that preceded modern fashion by centuries – Arunachal Pradesh

Sanghamitra Baruah, Times Crest, 12 June 2010, June 12, 2010 Centuries before rockstars and celebrities, tattoos were used by tribal men and women across the world, whether it was the Maoris of New Zealand or the Apatanis of Arunachal Pradesh, to … Continue reading

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Reviving tattoos: An integral way of life for ages – Manipur

Indian Express, Guwahati, Thu Jan 03 2013 Tattooing the face, maybe a style fad today, but for certain tribal and indigenous people in the far North East of the country, such tattoos have been a integral way of life for … Continue reading

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Tip | Tribal collections in India’s ethnographic museums

Tip: Click the button on the left top to select the layer labelled Ethnographic Museums; then scroll to find the Ethnographic museum in a region of special interest, and click on its rhombus-shaped (purple) placeholder for more information (including a link … Continue reading

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“Miss India indigenous” (Adivasi Moolvasi Janjatiya Miss India): India’s first indigenous beauty pageant by progressive tribal women – Jharkhand

Manoj Choudhary, Hindustan Times, Jamshedpur, Apr 16, 2017 Tribal women walk the ramp in Jharkhand to break stereotypes An independent tribal filmmaking body organised India’s first indigenous beauty pageant, which portrayed tribal women as progressive yet inclined towards their tribal … Continue reading

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