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Plan your own musical journey across central and eastern India – Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra, Jharkhand & West Bengal

Start your musical journey by watching a documentary by Nandini Bedi on the Madia community: Madia of central India from Indian Tribal Heritage on Vimeo. Media contents is easy to find, especially with the help of the following tips. Find … Continue reading

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Tribal customs, homes and ornaments in South India: Videos and photographs by Vicky Lakshmanan

Videos Cultural traditions of the Halakki people – Karnataka Kota women’s dance: Shivaratri celebrations – Nilgiri mountains of Tamil Nadu Photos The Halakki people of Uttara Kannada district – Karnataka Kota dance and music – Nilgiri mountains of Tamil Nadu Village life … Continue reading

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Video | South Gujarat tribal music documentation by Bhasha – Gujarat

        Watch two brief excerpts from the archive of Bhasha’s video documentation team Video clip 1 Two instruments known as tarpu and tircho normally played during rituals Video clip 2 Accompaniment to Kansari katha (story telling in honour of the goddess of food) … Continue reading

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Tip | How to quickly find video and other contents for educational purposes

To understand India’s tribal or “Adivasi” culture, explore how it is being portrayed in a modern context. Below you find some suggestions to help you to quickly find video contents for educational purposes. Disclaimer >> Note: your search may yield an overview … Continue reading

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Plan your own musical journey around the “Seven Sister States” – Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland & Tripura

Start your musical journey by watching a beautiful video taken in Shillong (Meghalaya). Then discover which other forms of music and dance are being practiced by the tribal communities of the “Seven Sister States” today. Khasi music revival – the stories of two young duitara players from … Continue reading

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Tip | Enjoy a virtual journey across India: A new interactive map

To traverse more than 5000 km of India, view the interactive map seen here >> Related posts Ecology and environment Eco tourism Media portrayal Music and dance Nature and wildlife Posts with maps Revival of traditions Storytelling Tourism

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Video | Disaibon Hul – An Adivaani book on the 1855 Santal ‘Hul’ Rebellion – Jharkhand

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Video | Santal flute played by Gokul Hansda: Reviving traditional culture in Santal villages around Santiniketan – West Bengal

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Tip | Educational resources and information on indigenous customs: Wiki Resource for Indian Biodiversity

Nelumbo nucifera (Sacred Lotus) – the National Flower of India. Find out more national and state symbols of India here >> We strongly believe that knowledge is the first step towards any kind of change. Thus, we created this Biodiversity Of India website. The BOI website, … Continue reading

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Shivaratri celebrations by the Kota community in the Nilgiri mountains – Tamil Nadu

View a video and two slideshows taken during Shivaratri, the main annual festival celebtrated by the Kota community Video | Kota women’s dance Video | Kota dance Slideshow | Kota dance and music Slideshow | Kota game More videos, slideshows and background information provided … Continue reading

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Video | A workshop for tribal children by Balu Diwa: Warli artist – Maharashtra

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Video | A conversation with Pradeep Marawi – Gondi artist from Bhopal

Pradeep Marawi belongs to the Gond community and is a practising Gondi artist from Bhopal. He and his wife spent a fortnight at the Adivasi Academy to do Gondi painting at the Bhasha Van (Forest of Languages) being created at … Continue reading

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Video | Pottery workshop at Ashadullapur

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Maps | Tips for finding video and other contents

The two maps found on this website provide an overview of video contents and other information. Some useful tips for better viewing are seen here below.

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Video | Setu “bridge” on Adivasi poet and publisher Jeetendra Vasava belonging to the Narmada region – Gujarat

The clip is called Setu, meaning bridge and features Jeetendra Vasava, a young writer belonging to the Narmada region in south Gujarat. Jeetendra speaks Dehwali, a tribal language spoken in regions of south Gujarat and northern Maharashtra. Jeetendra is a faculty … Continue reading

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Video | Santal children learning through video as teaching instrument

Video workshop project organized with pupils of the Rolf Schoembs Vidyashram (RSV) Related posts More about the video workshop RSV School & Museum of Santal Culture

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Video | Adivasi pithora artist Desing Rathwa

The clip opens with a description of Bhasha’s publishing activities and role in Gujarat’s general education system. It features Desing Rathwa, a adivasi pithora artist belonging to Rangpur Sadli Village near the border between Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh. Desing used … Continue reading

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Rural development scheme promises more freedom to “people at the ground level” to make changes

The Centre [Government of India] has decided to modify flagship rural development schemes like Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MNREGA) to suit the needs of naxal-affected districts. While the schemes will be made more flexible, funds allocated to … Continue reading

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Video tips | YouTube uploading and editing online

How to save time on editing short video clips for educational purposes? Check these tips >>

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Learn more about tribal people living in more than 60 countries across the world – Survival International

150 million tribal people live in more than 60 countries across the world Although their land ownership rights are recognized in international law, they are not properly respected anywhere Source: Tribes & campaigns – Survival International Address : http://www.survivalinternational.org/tribes Date … Continue reading

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Videos on the cultural traditions of the Halakki people (Karnataka)

Watch a series of short videos by Venkatesh Lakshmanan: Jana Padhe Geethe – Halakki drumming A wooden watering utensil Processing grain Grain storage A traditional measuring cup Making halli (seedi) drawings Making rice cakes Suggi Habba celebration Dance during the … Continue reading

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Khasi music and education – how a local tradition secularizes itself

At the Martin Luther Christian University in Shillong, traditional Khasi music is taught as a post-graduate subject. The interview concludes with a brief vocal and instrumental performance by Kerius Wallang. Watch Khasi music and education – how a local tradition secularizes itself >> … Continue reading

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Khasi cultural heritage taught and promoted by Snap Paka

Being rooted in the Seng Khasi movement, members of the “Snap Paka” school ensemble celebrate their culture and religion by playing several music instruments in traditional attire. The thanksgiving festivities of rural communities provide senior musicians with an opportunity to tour the Khasi Hills. Watch Khasi cultural heritage taught and promoted … Continue reading

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Khasi music by Kerius Wallang & film credits

A vocal and instrumental performance by Kerius Wallang accompanies the film credits. Watch Khasi music by Kerius Wallang & film credits >> Khasi musical heritage of Meghalaya – introduction >>  

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Khasi music and ethos – a tradition relating to nature

The Khasi community’s sense of self-esteem and longing for a life in harmony with nature means that music is taught at a young age. Watch Khasi music and ethos – a tradition relating to nature >> Khasi musical heritage of Meghalaya – introduction … Continue reading

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