Category Archives: Literature and bibliographies

The crisis within by G.N. Devy (Book review): “Nearly one in every twelve humans is a young Indian for whom meaningful education is of critical importance”

Book Review by Namrata (June 24, 2017): The crisis within by G.N. Devy Introduction ISBN: 978-93-83064-10-6 Genre: Non-Fiction/ Economics Publishers: Aleph Publishers Price: Rs. 399/-  ( I got the book for review from the publisher) Nearly one in every twelve … Continue reading

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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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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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Audio | Who should be telling Indigenous stories? – Canada

Read the full post >> The books, Who Took My Sister? by Shannon Webb-Campbell and In Case I Go by Angie Abdou, have both sparked conversations of who should be telling Indigenous stories, and when to ask for permission. […] Often, before authors write about Indigenous … Continue reading

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Audio | On the need to think harder about the living relatives of indigenous people and not simply treat their human remains as “artifacts”.

Listen to the full interviews from 19:00 on BBC RADIO 4, 3 May 2018 >> The speed of discovery is mesmerizing […] Who owns ancient DNA? A recent article in the journal Science argues that we need to think harder … Continue reading

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