Category Archives: Fashion

“Miss India indigenous” (Adivasi Moolvasi Janjatiya Miss India): India’s first indigenous beauty pageant by progressive tribal women – Jharkhand

Manoj Choudhary, Hindustan Times, Jamshedpur, Apr 16, 2017 Tribal women walk the ramp in Jharkhand to break stereotypes An independent tribal filmmaking body organised India’s first indigenous beauty pageant, which portrayed tribal women as progressive yet inclined towards their tribal … Continue reading

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Museum of Santal Culture: A Catalogue on Santal Cultural Items – West Bengal

 Tips Click the full screen button for convenient reading and searching For specific objects , type words like “instrument”, “ornament”, “drum”, “flute”, “puppetry”, “dress”, “ceremony”, “fish” etc. into the search field labelled search inside this book (seen on the right top of the Archive.org … Continue reading

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Audio | Kota music and “signs of indigeneity” in the Nilgiri Hills (open access article) – Tamil Nadu

Listen to “Konjenetre bommeyetre mānte nōṭē” and other beautiful songs of the Kota community (with detailed explanations) on Kota God Song >> Richard K. Wolf (Harvard University) and Frank Heidemann (Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich) | Read the full introduction … Continue reading

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“Another India”: A rare exhibition about 100 million people of indigenous or Adivasi backgrounds who are marginalised (till April 22, 2018) – University of Cambridge – United Kingdom

Explorations and Expressions of Indigenous South Asia: 8 March 2017 to 22 April 2018 | Enlarge and view more photos here >> ‘Another India is the only India we Adivasis know. Another India is our India.’ – Ruby Hembrom Adivasi writer & publisher, … Continue reading

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How India’s tribal communities meet modern challenges in areas such as health, education and economical development – Press roundup

For an up-to-date press roundup, type “Adivasi health nutrition”, “tribal success story”, “Adivasi girls education”, “tribal welfare”, “West Bengal Adivasi heritage”, “Santal story”, “rural youth Jharkhand”, “Kerala tribe progress”, “Karnataka tribal youth”, “Sahariya scheduled tribe”, “Bastar Gond”, “Khasi tourism economy” or … Continue reading

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