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Adivasi societies – a heterogeneous set of ethnic and tribal groups in South Asia

Adivasi (a Hindi word that literally means the original inhabitants) is a term for a heterogeneous set of ethnic and tribal groups believed to be the aboriginal population of India. Adivasi societies are present in India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan and … Continue reading

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Jointly creating storybooks in familiar languages for first-generation learners: Suchana, Pratham Books and StoryWeaver – West Bengal

Books take tribal kids back to school Boishakhi Dutt, The Telegraph (Calcutta), 21 June 2018 | Read the full story and view larger images here >> Calcutta: Churki Hansda remembers standing on the road instead of going to school on … Continue reading

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Bringing indigenous knowledge systems into a “pedagogy of the collective”: Kora, Munda, Oraon, Mahli and Santal communities’ egalitarian value system is a source of strength – West Bengal

Santal educationist Dr. Boro Baski describes the effects of the ‘Pass-Fail’ policy introduced by the West Bengal government in an essay published on on 25th November 2019 by the Bengali daily Anandabazar Patrika >> Text: Courtesy Boro Baski by email … Continue reading

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eJournal | Folklore and Folkloristics: Special issue on Capacity Building of Students in Higher Education with special reference to Tribal students in Tripura

This is a special issue of Folklore and Folkloristics which contains the papers of a National Seminar on ―Capacity Building of Students in Higher Education with special reference to Tribal students in Tripura” in collaboration with the Tribal Research Institute, … Continue reading

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