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Giving a fresh impetus to endangered tribal customs: “Art forms are aboriginal and yet scientific” – Jharkhand

The Telegraph, Kolkata, Monday , October 13 , 2014 A cultural renaissance of the Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups (PVTGs) of Jharkhand is not a distant dream. In an attempt to prepare a directory of their dying livelihood skills, art forms … Continue reading

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A Tale of Tribal Puppetry: Adivasi Putulkatha, a documentary film – Bengal & Jharkhand

The video Adivasi Putulkatha: A Tale of Tribal Puppetry by Kaushik Sengupta and Sangita Datta is a documentary film on the puppetry of Bengal and Jharkhand Border Area. Produced at a time when rapid modernization and the mass media accelerated the … Continue reading

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Odisha’s legendary history: Hill tribes of Orissa (Odisha) – Wikipedia

Odisha in pre-historic age Since prehistoric days the land of Odisha has been inhabited by various people. The earliest settlers of Odisha were primitive hill tribes. Although prehistoric communities cannot be identified, it is well known that Odisha had been … Continue reading

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