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Tip | Brill’s Encyclopedia of the Religions of the Indigenous People of South Asia

This encyclopedia addresses the religions of a category of South Asians known as tribals, Ādivāsīs (“First Inhabitants”; or Janajātis, lit. “Class of People”; see also below), and, more recently, indigenous peoples. The three terms, “tribal,” “Ādivāsī,” and “indigenous peoples” are … Continue reading

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Conserving the forests and protecting the livelihood of semi-nomadic tribal communities – West Bengal

NESPON – North Eastern Society for Preservation of Nature and Wildlife | Our Partners & Supporters >> Location: 200 forest villages including the 5 forest sub-divisions of Darjeeling and Jalpaiguri districts, West Bengal. Project Holder: Mr. Soumitra Ghosh Objectives: # … Continue reading

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The Future of Tribal Oral Culture in the Age of Globalization/ Digitalization: Papers presented for “Tribes In Transition-II: Reaffirming Indigenous Identity Through Narrative” (National Conference) – New Delhi

Plenary Session 3: Panel Discussion on “The Future of Tribal Oral Culture in the Age of Globalization/ Digitalization” Chaired by: Prof. Virginius Xaxa, Professor of Eminence, Tezpur University, Assam & Chairman of Xaxa Planning Committee Panellists: Prof. Joseph Bara (IGNTU, … Continue reading

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The Great Story-Wall Project – storytelling tour across India

There is a need to reclaim descriptions of the tribes; the onus must reside with the tribes themselves, since they have endured these portrayals for far too long. Richard Kamei in “Uncivilising the Mind: How anthropology shaped the discourse on … Continue reading

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Collaborative workshops and showcasing storytelling traditions during the 3-day Festival of Indigenous Storytellers 2012 – Darjeeling

The 3rd Confluence, Festival of Indigenous Storytellers, Darjeeling 2012 The 3rd Confluence, Festival of Indigenous Storytellers, 2012 is being organised at Darjeeling and we cordially invite all those who love storytelling and find in it a window to understand the … Continue reading

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