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Working for endangered languages, serving denotified and nomadic Communities: Ganesh Devy (Padma Shri 2014 awardee)

A Nomad Called Thief: Reflections on Adivasi Silence and Voice by GN Devy A collection of essays on Adivasis. Tribal groups (adivasis) in India have often been excluded, marginalized and oppressed by `mainstream’ society. In many ways this exclusion, marginalization and … Continue reading

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Empowering tribal youth through education: Seminar on “Nomadic Tribes and their Developmental Scenario” – Tamil Nadu

Amutha Kannan,  The Hindu, COIMBATORE, December 24, 2013 Chakravarthy Karthikeyan, a student of Social Work of PSG College of Arts and Science, has been able to motivate a few Domura youth from a settlement near Gobichettipalayam to take up higher education. … Continue reading

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Nomadic and semi nomadic tribes urged to address problems and issues and through their own voice – Rajasthan

The Times of India, Jaipur, 1 September 2012 JAIPUR: Chief minister Ashok Gehlot on Friday announced that his government is setting up a separate board for inclusive growth of de-notified, nomadic and semi nomadic tribes in the state. Addressing a … Continue reading

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Dronacharya Award: “A shameful chapter in India’s history” – Jharkhand

Jharkhand Human Rights Movement C/o-Mr. Suleman Odeya, Near Don Bosci ITC Gate, Khorha Toli, Kokar, Ranchi -834001. 0651-3242752 Email: jhrmindia@gmail.com Ref: JHRM/PI/2013/04 Date: 29/08/2013 To,Sri Pranab Mukherjee,President of India,Rashtrapati Bhavan,New Delhi – 110004India. Sub: Requesting for suspension of prestigious “Dronacharya … Continue reading

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History and tourism: A homeland for “tribals who had dreamed of a separate state for a long time” – Jharkhand

History and Geography Jharkhand which came into being on 15 November 2000 as the 28th State of the Union is the homeland of the tribals who had dreamed of a separate state for a long time. According to legend, Raja … Continue reading

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