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Karbi Ramayana in Assam and its Modern Re-telling in Documentary Film: Papers presented for “Tribes In Transition-II: Reaffirming Indigenous Identity Through Narrative” (National Conference) – New Delhi

ANANYA BARUA Department of Philosophy, Hindu College, New Delhi KEYWORDS: RAMAYANA, DOCUMENTARY, INDONESIA, SABIL-ALUN, KARBI While Ramayana: The Epic is a 2010 computer-animated film from India’s Maya Digil Media, the film is a retelling of the story of Lord Rama, from … Continue reading

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Tip | How to address misconceptions on tribal customs and culture in the classroom?

Tribals do not exploit other people’s labour for the sake of their own avarice, nor do they destroy nature to build monuments to the human ego. – Ivy Hansdak in her Inaugural Speech for the National Conference “Tribes In Transition-II: Reaffirming … Continue reading

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Audio | CBC Unreserved on “Decolonizing the classroom: Is there space for Indigenous knowledge in academia?” – Canada

“Education is what got us into this mess … but education is the key to reconciliation,” said Senator Murray Sinclair, who led the Truth and Reconciliation Commission [for Canada]. This week on Unreserved, three years after the release of the TRC’s … Continue reading

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The Kurumbar community: Discoveries in South Indian history – Tamil Nadu

 References to the region go back to tribal Kurumbars in the 1st century AD – Tamil Nadu The tribe divided the region into 24 districts and built several forts. Historian Prof K V Raman says, “Places like Mylapore, Triplicane, … Continue reading

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Tip | Video lessons on Human Trafficking: to “understand what it really means”

Video | Lessons on Human Trafficking: to “understand what it really means” – Freedom United Act now Call Shakti Vahini or the national helpline Childline to report human trafficking of tribal girls and women Find recent updates on India and efforts to … Continue reading

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