Tag Archives: Nayak

The Alluri Sitarama Raju Memorial Tribal Museum: Commemorating the leader of the Rampa Rebellion – Andhra Pradesh

The sprawling Shilparamam Jatara at Madhurawada, which is slowly drawing tourists and visitors, has an added attraction from Friday — a diorama on the life of legendary freedom fighter and leader of tribal uprising in Rampa Alluri Sitarama Raju. The … Continue reading

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“What unites Indians is a love for songs”: Adivasi music – Rajasthan and Gujarat

Our historical memory privileges singers – such as Kabir, Mira, Nanak, and Akka Mahadevi – over other cultural icons It should not be an exaggeration if one claims that in terms of the average citizen’s ability to recall a large … Continue reading

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The dhodro banam: Article on a bowed instrument played by the Santal and its distant relatives in Iran, Pakistan, Nepal, India and Central Asia

By Bengt Fosshag The tribal art of India is widely neglected in Europe and America. Its meaning is largely unknown and it is generally overshadowed by Classical Indian art. European artists at the beginning of the century made us aware … Continue reading

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Reviving tribal culture and creating economic self-reliance through grain banks: 1,200 communities form “green economic zones” and encourage education under the guidance of Bhasha Trust – Gujarat

Neha Bhatt, Outlookindia.com Magazine, Aug 22, 2011 | Read the full story here >> […] A unique idea that has taken root over the last two years among the tribespeople here—the Rathwas, Dungras, Chaudharis, Bhils and Nayaks, across 1,200 villages … Continue reading

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