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Video | Deowal Chitra & Alpana: Santal art reflecting “simplicity, honesty and a quiet vigour” – West Bengal

The Santhals, a proto-Austroloid racial group, is the largest tribe in West Bengal. Although they reside in several districts of West Bengal, Purulia District is one of the major areas where Santhals are found after Paschim Mednipur district. The primary … Continue reading

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How to cope with the climate change, government interventions and the demands of companies? “We support farmers”: A tribal self-help organization’s experience with organic orchards – West Bengal

The Green Revolution has changed life in Indian villages, but the main beneficiaries were the landlords. Daily labourers remain poor and marginalised. The limits of using ever more fertiliser and pesticides are becoming apparent. Many farmers are confused because extension … Continue reading

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eBook & Slideshow | Report on “Tribes in Transition” Conference in Santiniketan – West Bengal

Photos courtesy Sunder Manoj Hembrom © 2015; report courtesy Dr. Ivy Hansdak Some Glimpses of the ‘Tribes in Transition’ Conference, Santiniketan 12-13 March 2014 The ‘Tribes in Transition’ Conference has helped in enriching academic knowledge of the Indian tribes, has brought a very diverse group of … Continue reading

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“Urbanites should connect and preserve tribal life, just as we should preserve nature”: Adi Bimb festival NSD Chairman Ratan Thiyam – West Bengal

On the sidelines of the “Adi Bimb” festival, NSD Chairman Ratan Thiyam speaks of the need to appreciate and emulate the wisdom of tribal people. The National School of Drama organised a Festival of Tribal Music, Dance and Theatre, titled … Continue reading

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Audio | Santali Traditional and Fusion Songs: Ghosaldanga Bishnubati Adibasi Trust – West Bengal

Listen to songs from the CD Sedai Katha Sedai Din (‘Bygone days’) Song titles Download for free: Archive.org >> Courtesy: Dr. Boro Baski © Ghosaldanga Bishnubati Adibasi TrustSupported by the Tribal Cultural Heritage in India Foundation (Netherlands) All contents are being published with … Continue reading

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