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Showcasing the lifestyle of the Koya community: Tribal museum and Sammakka–Saralakka Jatara festival at Medaram village – Telangana

With the exclusive tribal museum becoming operational on Tuesday, devotees thronging to the historic Medaram village for the Sammakka–Saralakka jatara can now get an insight into the life and culture of Adivasi and Koya tribes. […] The circular museum building, … Continue reading

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Is “brick house” the only sign of development? – West Bengal

Dr. Boro Baski; translated from Bengali to English by Asha BaskiOriginally published in Anandabazar Patrika (India’s most widely read Bengali daily) I was born in a Santal village in Birbhun District. In my childhood I saw how my mother cleaned … Continue reading

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Tribe vs Adivasi: A collective Identity – Dictionary definition vs. traditional India’s socio-religious and economic distinctions (jana, jati)

The concept tribe has evolved from the Middle English term ‘tribuz’ meaning the three divisions into which the early Romans are grouped. For the Romans, the tribe is a political division. But for others it is equated with geographical divisions. … Continue reading

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Raising the levels of literacy among the tribal children: Easier teaching methods introduced by volunteers – Andhra Pradesh

http://www.thebetterindia.com/87971/volunteers-help-andhra-pradesh-tribal-children-excel/ To read the full article and view more images, click here >> About 9.58 % of the population of Vizianagaram district of Andhra Pradesh are tribals who live in remote hilly areas. The region is predominantly populated by the … Continue reading

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Exploring “social and cultural co-existence” and “the roots of our origin”: The role of exoticism Hyderabad’s Nehru Centenary Tribal Museum (NCTM) – Andhra Pradesh

ATIYA AMJAD, The Hindu, Hyedrabad, Tuesday, Apr 01, 2003 | To view more photos and read the full article, click here >> THE RECENTLY inaugurated Nehru Centenary Tribal Museum (NCTM), in the premises of the Telugu Samkshema Bhavan, Masab Tank, in the city … Continue reading

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