Category Archives: Community facilities

A young state committed to the development of its tribal communities – Telangana

About Telangana Tribals After the formation of the new State of Telangana on the 2nd June, 2014, the State Government has attached top-most priority for the development of Scheduled Tribe population in the State, which accounts for 9.34 per cent … Continue reading

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“Who is Indian, and what makes a person an Indian?”: Questions debated among members of 565 recognized American Indian tribes

by Dennis Zotigh January 26, 2011 | Read the full post in Beyond FAQ: Let’s talk >> My answer? There are many definitions of who is an Indian. As a starting point, “Indian” is a misguided label that spread through Europe … Continue reading

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Social inclusion by making education appropriate to children’s cultural context: A comparison between in India and Brazil

To read the full article, click here >> Higher education can be used for the social and economic mobility of underprivileged sections. This is achieved usually by providing admission to a set of students from these sections in universities and … Continue reading

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“Silencing a voice nips in the bud the prospect of resolution”: A Santal educator’s case against the banning of a controversial book – Jharkhand

Discussion is the Need of the Hour, Not Banning Boro Baski, Anandabazar Patrika , 8 September, 2017 Translated by Maroona Murmu, Assistant Professor, Department of History, Jadavpur University Hansda Sowvendra Shekhar’s collection of stories The Adivasi Will Not Dance has … Continue reading

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Audio | “A race against time that must not be lost”: Indigenous communities’ right to the survival of their languages – Canada

When Doris and Esther came home during the summer months, they felt alienated from their family. The residential school taught them to feel ashamed of their language and culture, and to disrespect their Cree-speaking parents. (Lorena Fontaine) | To view a … Continue reading

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