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Mundari, Oraon and Chik-Baraik dances: “Living together, keeping their dances distinct” – Jharkhand

Source: “Tribal dances on study beat” by SANTOSH K. KIRO, The Telegraph (Calcutta), September 2, 2011Address : http://www.telegraphindia.com/1110902/jsp/jharkhand/story_14454031.jspDate Visited: Fri Apr 25 2014 19:16:12 GMT+0200 (CEST) Learn more about the mentioned in this article: Munda | Oraon | Jharkhand >>

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“His significant legacy lives on”: Remembering Birsa Munda, the charismatic tribal leader who shook the British Empire – Jharkhand

Now fondly known as Mr Jharkhand, Munda died at the age of 25 more than a century ago, but his significant legacy lives on. […] A century after his death, Jharkhand was carved out of Bihar on his birth anniversary … Continue reading

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Perspectives from the Margins: Examining Adivasi Narratives of the Naxalbari Movement in West Bengal – “Tribes In Transition-II: Reaffirming Indigenous Identity Through Narrative” (National Conference) – New Delhi

Abstract 7: Perspectives from the Margins: Examining Adivasi Narratives of the Naxalbari Movement in West Bengal, 1967-72 Paper presented for “Tribes In Transition-II: Reaffirming Indigenous Identity Through Narrative” (National Conference) – New Delhi BIPASHA ROSY LAKRA Centre for Political Studies, … Continue reading

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Video | Chhau Dance: “A major dance tradition that involves the entire community” – Jharkhand & West Bengal

Prevalent in the tribal belt of the bordering areas of the provinces of Orissa, Jharkhand and West- Bengal in eastern India. There are three district forms of Chhau: (i) Seraikella Chhau of Jharkhand (ii) Mayurbhanj Chhau of Orissa (iii) Purulia … Continue reading

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More than a question of terminology: ‘Adivasi’, ‘Indigenous Peoples of India’, ‘Vanvasi’, ‘Vanyajati’, and the administration of constitutional privileges for ‘Scheduled Tribes’ (ST)

A Contentious Term to denote Tribes as Indigenous Peoples of India | Full article >> In India the term ‘Adivasi’ has gained immense popularity in the last few decades to identify the tribes. This term is more commonly brought to use by … Continue reading

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