Category Archives: Misconceptions

Irish Journal of Anthropology: Special issue on Adivasi identity

To read or download the special issue, click here >>

Posted in Adivasi, Anthropology, Assimilation, Colonial policies, Constitution and Supreme Court, Cultural heritage, Customs, De- and re-tribalisation, Economy and development, Education and literacy, ePub, Gandhian social movement, Languages and linguistic heritage, Literature and bibliographies, Media portrayal, Misconceptions, Modernity, Museum collections - India, Regions of India, Resources, Revival of traditions, Social conventions, Success story, Tips, Tribal identity, Worship and rituals | Comments Off on Irish Journal of Anthropology: Special issue on Adivasi identity

Adivasi Adivimb: “Celebrating the rich cultural heritage of tribal art forms: Adivasi, Arunachala Pradesh, Assam Adivimb festival (December) organized by the National School of Drama” – Odisha, Arunachala Pradesh, Assam & Tripura

A three day festival of tribal dance music and theatre organized by national school of drama. Various performances associated with different regions were performed such as Ghumura – Odisha Adi solung dancers – Arunachala Pradesh Mishing bihu and gumrag – … Continue reading

Posted in Adivasi, Adverse inclusion, Anthropology, Bastar, Commentary, Constitution and Supreme Court, Cultural heritage, Democracy, Dress and ornaments, Eastern region, Economy and development, Figures, census and other statistics, Government of India, Health and nutrition, History, Literature and bibliographies, Maps, Misconceptions, Music and dance, Performing arts, Photos and slideshows, Press snippets, Regions of India, Revival of traditions, Rights of Indigenous Peoples, Rural poverty, Seasons and festivals, Seven Sister States, Success story, Tagore and rural culture, Women | Tagged | Comments Off on Adivasi Adivimb: “Celebrating the rich cultural heritage of tribal art forms: Adivasi, Arunachala Pradesh, Assam Adivimb festival (December) organized by the National School of Drama” – Odisha, Arunachala Pradesh, Assam & Tripura

“Miss India indigenous” (Adivasi Moolvasi Janjatiya Miss India): India’s first indigenous beauty pageant by progressive tribal women – Jharkhand

Manoj Choudhary, Hindustan Times, Jamshedpur, Apr 16, 2017 Tribal women walk the ramp in Jharkhand to break stereotypes An independent tribal filmmaking body organised India’s first indigenous beauty pageant, which portrayed tribal women as progressive yet inclined towards their tribal … Continue reading

Posted in Crafts and visual arts, Dress and ornaments, Eastern region, Fashion, Maps, Media portrayal, Misconceptions, Modernity, Names and communities, Networking, Photos and slideshows, Press snippets, Revival of traditions, Seasons and festivals, Success story, Women | Tagged | Comments Off on “Miss India indigenous” (Adivasi Moolvasi Janjatiya Miss India): India’s first indigenous beauty pageant by progressive tribal women – Jharkhand

Holistic, respectful and sustainable ways to the future: Student Conference on Conservation Science in Bengaluru (2017) – Karnataka

The importance of hearing stories from the other side, of voices not heard Pankaj Sekhsaria | Read the full story >> [During his presentation at the Student Conference on Conservation Science in Bengaluru in September] Madhu Ramnath, a researcher and author … Continue reading

Posted in Anthropology, Bastar, Commentary, Ecology and environment, Education and literacy, Maps, Misconceptions, Modernity, Nature and wildlife, Networking, Organizations, Press snippets, Rights of Indigenous Peoples, Southern region, Storytelling | Tagged | Comments Off on Holistic, respectful and sustainable ways to the future: Student Conference on Conservation Science in Bengaluru (2017) – Karnataka

Revival of interest in aboriginal history: The “Khoe”, descendants of herders who introduced pottery 2000 years ago – Southern Africa

Read the full article >> The name ‘Hottentot’, or its Afrikaans shortening ‘Hotnot’, became a disparaging term for people of colour at the Cape. Today we refer to the aboriginal herders of the Cape by the name they would have … Continue reading

Posted in Accountability, Anthropology, Archaeology, Assimilation, Colonial policies, Crafts and visual arts, Customs, De- and re-tribalisation, Democracy, History, Languages and linguistic heritage, Literature and bibliographies, Misconceptions, Quotes, Success story, Tribal culture worldwide, Tribal identity | Comments Off on Revival of interest in aboriginal history: The “Khoe”, descendants of herders who introduced pottery 2000 years ago – Southern Africa