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eBook | Adivasi Stories from Gujarat – Bhasha Research and Publication Centre (Vadodara) – Gujarat

A story book by Kanji Patel (ed.) and by Sonal Baxi (trans.) published by Bhasha Research and Publication Centre, Vadodara © 2017 with the support of Tribal Cultural Heritage in India Foundation, Netherlands Bhasha and its publication unit, Purva Prakash, … Continue reading

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Mahasweta Devi: Bhasha’s life time mentor remembered at the Adivasi Academy Tejgadh – Gujarat

An indefatigable crusader for tribal rights, eminent litterateur Mahasweta Devi was keen to be laid to rest at Tejgadh, a tribal village in Gujarat and also the site of the Adivasi Academy, says noted literary critic, linguist and tribal rights … Continue reading

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Video | “The Siddis: A Forgotten People”: UN in Action – Gujarat

United Nations – Gujarat in western India is home to more than 20,000 Siddis [Sidhi], an ethnic group of African descent. But today, many live on the fringes of society in poverty. One young man is fighting to protect their unique … Continue reading

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Academy of Tribal Learning: Ramachandra Guha on its inauguration by writer-activist Mahasweta Devi – Gujarat

In the first week of February 2002, I got a call from the writer Mahasweta Devi. I had met Mahasweta only once—in a boarding house in Delhi where we both happened to be staying—but knew, of course, a great deal about … Continue reading

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Video | South Gujarat tribal music documentation (2): Ghangali played for Kansari katha story telling about human ancestors, heroes, and the origin of the earth

The ghangali is being played by Jeevalbhai Pandubhai Chaudhari who lives in Boriyad village in Vansda taluka of Navsari district in south Gujarat. This instrument is usually play during the rendering of the Kansari katha (story). Kansari is the goddess … Continue reading

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