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Tip | Search articles on tribal history, politics and literature on Ramachandra Guha’s website

Guha’s books include a pioneering environmental history, The Unquiet Woods (Oxford University Press, 1989); Savaging the Civilized (University of Chicago Press, 1999), A life of the anthropologist-activist Verrier Elwin which the Times Literary Supplement called the ‘best biography by an Indian for many years’, an … Continue reading

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Celebrating victory over unjust authority together with non-tribal communities: The Sammakka-Sarakka Jatara festival – Telangana

The Sammakka-Sarakka Jatara has got bigger, with believers from various non-tribal communities participating enthusiastically, writes Manjula Kolanu Manjula Kolanu, The Hindu, February 25, 2016 | To read the full article, click here >> Assertion of independence, pride in one’s identity and … Continue reading

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South Asia’s largest biennial gathering of Tribals: Conferring sacredness upon their ancestors during the Sammakka Saralamma Jatara – Telangana

The Day of the GoddessesOpen Magazine, 09 February 2018 | Read the fully story by V Shoba and view more photos by Harsha Vadlamani >> ARRIVING IN DUSTY, sun-scorched Medaram in Telangana at the end of a six- hour ride on a special state … Continue reading

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International Day of the World’s Indigenous People 2019 (9 August) – Unesco

Indigenous peoples and UNESCO Indigenous peoples live in all regions of the world and own, occupy or use some 22% of global land area. Numbering at least 370-500 million, indigenous peoples represent the greater part of the world’s cultural diversity, … Continue reading

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Showcasing the lifestyle of the Koya community: A new tribal museum at Medaram village – Telangana

Gollapudi Srinivasa Rao BHUPALPALLY DISTRICT, The Hindu (Hyderabad) JANUARY 27, 2018 | Read the full report >> With the exclusive tribal museum becoming operational on Tuesday, devotees thronging to the historic Medaram village for the Sammakka–Saralakka jatara can now get … Continue reading

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