Category Archives: Names and communities

RSV School & Museum of Santal Culture

The non-formal Santal school Rolf Schoembs Vidyashram (RSV) was established in 1996. It has educated children of several Santal villages in Birbhum District by using a pioneering and model method of education. The Sanghas of the two Santal villages Ghosladanga … Continue reading

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Video | Tribals use their mobile phones to raise awareness on local issues – Maharashtra & Chhattisgarh

This is our first film shoot and edited entirely on mobile phone, produced from Dhadgaon block of Nandurbar a tribal district of Maharashtra. We have started making short films on different social issues to create awareness. SBI Youth for India … Continue reading

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Towards self-dependence: Culture and development-oriented research of indigenous crops – Telangana

The Hindu, 29 June 2017 “Mallapur was an excellent case study as people here had achieved self-dependence so far as food is concerned through cultivation of indigenous crops,” Ms. Vemula, whose husband worked in Adilabad as Agriculture Officer, disclosed as … Continue reading

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Indigenous peoples in the modern world: A call to end colonial misconceptions and racial stereotyping – National Museum of the American Indian

In the Washington Post [22 November 2017], Kevin Gover, director of the museum, deals with five popular misconceptions about Native America | Read the full story here >> Thanksgiving recalls for many people a meal between European colonists and indigenous Americans … Continue reading

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Understanding the importance of land-rights for Adivasi communities: Colonial laws that continue to affect various indigenous groups of Chotanagpur – Jharkhand

To read or download the full issue, click here >> Exploitation, land rights, and identity assertion Since the colonial period the question of land-rights has been crucial for Indian Adivasis. Attempts to regain lost lands have provoked successive rebellions from 1832 … Continue reading

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