Search Results for: Uttara Kannada

Endangered languages identified by Peoples’ Linguistic Survey of India (PLSI) – Karnataka

Siddi and Hakki Pikki ‘critically endangered’ Of the 50 languages that are spoken in Karnataka, eight are potentially endangered and two critical endangered, according to a survey conducted by the Peoples’ Linguistic Survey of India (PLSI), an organisation that is … Continue reading

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Video | Creating stronger ties between the students, the school, and members of the Halakki: A people who grow ‘milky white rice’ – Karnataka

Here is a presentation on a school project that employed artists, local arts and cultural practices, and community knowledge systems to enhance arts education for its students. The Malenadu Educational and Rural Development Society (MEARDS), a registered, not-for-profit organisation working … Continue reading

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Video | Sidi ritual performance

The Sidis of Gujarat are a tribal Sufi community of East African origin which came to India eight centuries ago and made Gujarat their home. They carried with them their exceptionally rich musical tradition and kept it alive and flourishing … Continue reading

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Video | Hanmi: A Treasure Trove of Oral Heritage – Karnataka

Published on Oct 13, 2012 Hanmi is the one of the few artists who has mastered the oral epic songs and other verbal art. She belongs to Gamokkalu tribe from Uttara Kannada district Karnataka. Sadly now Hanmi is the only … Continue reading

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Video | Processing grain among the Halakki people – Karnataka

Watch how women of the Halakki people of Uttara Kannada district process harvested grain in a traditional manner. This practice is also believed to improve social bonds. Video by Venkatesh Lakshmanan © 2011

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