Category Archives: Misconceptions

Reaffirming Indigenous Identity Through Narrative: Conference report – New Delhi

“Tribes In Transition-II: Reaffirming Indigenous Identity Through Narrative” Report for the ICSSR-sponsored Two-Day National Conference organised by The Department of English & Outreach Programme Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi on 27-28 February 2017 Read or download the full report: Final Report … Continue reading

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“Who is Indian, and what makes a person an Indian?”: Questions debated among members of 565 recognized American Indian tribes

by Dennis Zotigh January 26, 2011 | Read the full post in Beyond FAQ: Let’s talk >> My answer? There are many definitions of who is an Indian. As a starting point, “Indian” is a misguided label that spread through Europe … Continue reading

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The “India Exclusion Report”: A collaborative, trans-disciplinary report that examines the outcomes of public policy, law, programmes, budgets, institutions and their functioning for all peoples

India Exclusion Report 2015 A comprehensive, annually updated analysis on the exclusion of disadvantaged groups in India ISBN: 978-93-82579-39-7 First Edition: 2016 [PDF 13 MB, 294 pages] Read the full report here >> YODA PRESS 268 A/C Vasant Kunj New Delhi … Continue reading

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Social inclusion by making education appropriate to children’s cultural context: A comparison between in India and Brazil

To read the full article, click here >> Higher education can be used for the social and economic mobility of underprivileged sections. This is achieved usually by providing admission to a set of students from these sections in universities and … Continue reading

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“Silencing a voice nips in the bud the prospect of resolution”: A Santal educator’s case against the banning of a controversial book – Jharkhand

Discussion is the Need of the Hour, Not Banning Boro Baski, Anandabazar Patrika , 8 September, 2017 Translated by Maroona Murmu, Assistant Professor, Department of History, Jadavpur University Hansda Sowvendra Shekhar’s collection of stories The Adivasi Will Not Dance has … Continue reading

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