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Marriage customs of the Santals: A large mural created by village artists to express their cultural identity – West Bengal

Marriage Reception A Santal marriage takes five days and involves various, often complex, rituals. On the day of the Gidi-chumara (Marriage Reception) the women arrive to bless the bride and groom with grass and grains of rice which are kept … Continue reading

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Video | Tribal marriage customs and mass media

Watch a documentary on Santali marriage customs in Jharkhand >> Background informationThe original inhabitants of South Asia are known as Adivasi. Their lifestyle is generally marked by a profound respect for nature. It is this sense of harmony that sustained the … Continue reading

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Research on tribal communities, their customs, languages and rights facilitated by Indian universities: PhD theses published on Shodhganga (public access)

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Bastar Dasara in Jagdalpur (July – October): Ancient customs and modernity – Chhattishgarh

In the heart of Bastar, where the beauty of the jungle holds sway, is a Dasara celebration unchanged by the passage of time | Read the full story and view more photos here >> She’s attired in a shocking pink sari tied till … Continue reading

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Education and health care for Bhil communities affected by drought, debt, illiteracy and early marriage: A school mobilizes teachers and experts from medical and engineering fields – Maharashtra

Ranjana Diggikar, Times of India, Nov 7, 2013 | To read the full article, click here >> AURANGABAD: In a bid to reach out to tribal children in the region, some community organizations and NGOs started Bal Anand Jeevan Shala (BAJS) last month, … Continue reading

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