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Our trip to the Adivasi festival in Ranchi: School blog about an excursion from the Nilgiri mountains of Tamil Nadu to Jharkhand in central India

This week, our blog is coming to you from the students of Class 9. […] In order, you can see (back row left-right) Tariq (one of our supervisors), Srudilaya, Prasad, Mridul, Priya (one of our teachers), then (front row left-right) … Continue reading

Posted in Childhood and children, Crafts and visual arts, Dress and ornaments, Education and literacy, Media portrayal, Names and communities, Networking, Nilgiri, Organizations, Performing arts, Photos and slideshows, Quotes, Seasons and festivals, Southern region – Southern Zonal Council, Storytelling, Tribal culture worldwide | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Our trip to the Adivasi festival in Ranchi: School blog about an excursion from the Nilgiri mountains of Tamil Nadu to Jharkhand in central India

Video | Madia of central India – Maharashtra

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Plan your own musical journey across central and eastern India – Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra, Jharkhand & West Bengal

Start your musical journey by watching a documentary by Nandini Bedi on the Madia community: Madia of central India from Indian Tribal Heritage on Vimeo. Media contents is easy to find, especially with the help of the following tips. Find … Continue reading

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The dhodro banam: Article on a bowed instrument played by the Santal and its distant relatives in Iran, Pakistan, Nepal, India and Central Asia

By Bengt Fosshag | Read the full article The Lutes of the Santal | Bengt Fosshag >> The tribal art of India is widely neglected in Europe and America. Its meaning is largely unknown and it is generally overshadowed by Classical … Continue reading

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India’s tribal, folk and devotional music: Secular and ceremonial songs – An overview

“Tribal, Folk and Devotional Music”by NA Jairazbhoy in AL Basham (ed.). A Cultural History of India. London: Oxford University Press, 1975, pp. 234-237. Excerpt from Chapter XVI Music (pp. 212-242): Classical music is the most refined and sophisticated music to be … Continue reading

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