Category Archives: Audio resources – external

“Cover Your Country” launched by PARI: Rural people speak about their lives through photos, narratives, film, and audio materials

Jael Silliman, The Telegraph (Calcutta), Saturday , November 12 , 2016 | To read the full article, click here >> Rural India’s diversity is well known. Yet the fact that more than 833 million people live in India’s villages, speak over … Continue reading

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Audio | World renowned Indian journalist Palagummi Sainath: “The greatest stories are now coming from non-journalists”

To listen to this programme online, click here >> World renowned Indian Journalist Palagummi Sainath says the greatest stories of journalism are now coming from non-journalists “You will never find a great establishment journalist. My argument to you, is that … Continue reading

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Audio | Manasamangal song cycle of the snake goddess, Manasa: A tribal goddess appropriated into the Hindu pantheon: The Travelling Archive – West Bengal & Bangladesh

To listen to the recordings, search for “Manasamangal” and click the play button beneath “Listen to a song from this session” on the Travelling Archive website >> Also visit the Travelling Archive website for a larger map and to view more images. The four recordings … Continue reading

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Audio | Celebrating the wisdom of the world’s indigenous cultures: Milton K. Wong Lecture by Wade Davis – Canada

This lecture was recorded for broadcast on Ideas on CBC Radio One. Listen to the full episode (54:00) >> Every culture tries to answer a fundamental question: What does it mean to be human and alive?  In the Milton K. Wong … Continue reading

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Audio | Birsa Munda (1875-1900), the young, charismatic healer: “The only Adivasi whose portrait hangs in the Indian Parliament”

Prof. Sunil Khilnani profiles Birsa Munda, the young, charismatic healer who led his tribal community in revolt against the British and whose life, more than a century after his death, poses the question: ‘Who owns India?’ | Listen to the … Continue reading

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Audio | “The Discovery of Democracy”: From being treated as “immigrant” in one’s native land to full participation – Canada

Democracy seems to be in peril. There are challenges to the idea of what a society should be, and who has the right to govern, as well as serious questions about the idea of shared values. Guests: John Ralston Saul, … Continue reading

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Recognition for Vancouver’s First Nations decision makers: Succeeding after 40 years of litigation – Canada

Podcast: Listen to Full Episode (53:58) >> Transcription: Excerpt from the speech by Shawn Atleo  (from podcast 18:00) “I want to talk a bit about this notion that this is a time for rumbling […] I believe that Canada has disowned its own story … Continue reading

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Slideshow | “Cadence and Counterpoint: Documenting Santal Musical Traditions” – A virtual exhibition on Google Cultural Institute

To view the actual slideshow, watch a video on Santal puppetry, listen to a rare 1914 recording and read the full story, click here >> The Santals are known for their rich seren-enec, or song dance traditions. Music, dance, song and poetry … Continue reading

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Music album and video by Santal village children and youths (DVD, CD): “Children see world around them differently” – West Bengal & Odisha

The photos were taken by the students themselves. Now, we have produced two music albums (one video and another audio). All the photos and video clippings that are used in the album are also taken by the students and teachers … Continue reading

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Santal flute music: Audio resource by Adivaani.org – West Bengal & Jharkhand

Listen to two tiro flutes from Kalipathor village. Credits Banam Raja Project © 2014; produced and recorded by Joy Raj Eric Tudu & Luis Gomez (Adivaani.org) Related posts Adivaani.org Community facilities Music and dance Santal flute Santal music The Santals by … Continue reading

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Adivasi song from Gudalur valley – Tamil Nadu

The music of Thudi (drum) and the Cheenam (wind instrument) is accompanied by dancing. The music is interrupted by extempore stories, where the dancers make fun of each other. CD: Putheri – Songs of the Adivasi (Track 8) © Adivasi … Continue reading

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Nagpur Anthropological Museum: Facilities and online resources of the South Central Zone Cultural Centre – Maharashtra

Snehlata Shrivastav, The Times of India, TNN | Jul 24, 2012 Anthropological Survey of India, Central Regional Centre, Nagpur has renovated its anthropological museum recently. The museum will be formally inaugurated at Seminary Hills at 11 am on July 27. Secretary … Continue reading

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Daricha Foundation’s blog and online media library: Providing access to knowledge on India’s folk and tribal arts and its practitioners – West Bengal

The foundation is registered as a not for profit Society in Kolkata since April 2013. www.daricha.org is an online portal solely dedicated to the promotion of folk and tribal arts, beginning with West Bengal, India. Daricha means a “window” – … Continue reading

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Māori language schools, radio stations, and television channel & Language Week – New Zealand

A language revives Māori language school class >> Every year since 1975 New Zealand has marked Māori Language Week. This is a time for all New Zealanders to celebrate te reo Māori (the Māori language) and to use more Māori phrases … Continue reading

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Community-based volunteer-run radio station: a tool for revitalizing languages – Cultural Survival

Listen to flute player Robert Mirabal of Taos Pueblo who shares his thoughts on music in Native American culture – Living Voices Track 2 >> Language experts believe that 90% of the world’s estimated 6,000 languages could disappear entirely by the end of … Continue reading

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“Educate them to get people to understand”: promoting cultural awareness through short films and Dreamtime stories – Australia

Published: 5 November 2012 Discover more about the Indigenous community of Mount Gambier, South Australia in this month’s Indigenous.gov.au Closing the Gap community profile. The traditional lands of the Bunganditj (Boandik) people, Mt Gambier is home to a growing Indigenous … Continue reading

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Living Voices – an audio series featuring Native Americans and Native Hawaiians

Living Voices /Voces Vivas is an audio series in English and Spanish featuring profiles of Native Americans and Native Hawaiians today. People of many ages, traditions and perspectives tell their own stories, reflecting the wide range of contemporary Native experience … Continue reading

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Online exhibition – The National Consortium of Tribal Arts and Culture

The National Consortium of Tribal Arts and Culture created by Bhasha is the single largest digital resource for adivasi art expression in India. View the online exhibition, listen to Adivasi music from different parts of India, view photographs and learn more >> Address … Continue reading

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Fair and ethical trading: The Indigenous Art Code – Australia

Indigenous Newslines magazine January-April 2012 Fair and ethical trading     Just a year after its launch, the Indigenous Art Commercial Code of Conduct is gathering strength and influence. The Indigenous Art Code is encouraging fair and ethical behaviour in the … Continue reading

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Kanavu alternative school and commune in Wayanad – Kerala

Wayanad song © Kanavu music group founded by JK Baby Travel photographs of Wayanad region and Kanavu centre © Ludwig Pesch 2011 & 2012 Contact Saji Bomman +91 9947573508 sajibomman@gmail.com Kanavu is an alternative school/commune in Cheengode in Nadavayal village, Wayanad … Continue reading

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CD “Tribology” showcases tribal customs, rituals and music – Odisha

The Hindu, Sunday, Feb 29, 2004 SAVITHA GAUTAM writes about the genesis of “Tribology”, a CD that captures the life, customs, rituals and music of tribal India. A RECORDING is in progress. But, suddenly, some members of the group are … Continue reading

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Folklore of the Santal Parganas by Cecil Henry Bompas – Parganas Librivox recording & Project Gutenberg

This is an intriguing collection of folklore from the Santal Parganas, a district in India located about 150 miles from Calcutta. As its Preface implies, this collection is intended to give an unadulterated view of a culture through its folklore. … Continue reading

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Santal music and the bamboo flute of Pannalal Ghosh

Audio contents on YouTube One of Pandit Pannalal Ghosh significant contributions was that he gave the Bansuri an independent identity among the acknowledged traditional instruments like the Been, Sitar, Sarod and Sarangi. >> References to the influence of Santali culture … Continue reading

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Tip | Explore the resources provided by Archive.org: “The Internet Archive”

Find a resource in the Search-window seen here: http://www.archive.org Tip: search for a specific community like “Santal” (or Santhal); or a region like Nilgiri (Toda and Kota communities) >>

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Adivasi music – bibliography

Babiracki, C.M., ‘Tribal music in the study of great and little traditions of Indian music’. In: B. Nettl (ed.), Comparative musicology and anthropology of music. Chicago, 1990. Bhattachary S., 5., Ethno-musicology and India. Calcutta,1968. Deva, B.C., Musical instruments. Delhi, 1977. … Continue reading

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