Category Archives: Video resources – external

Video | Reviving the Huka Banam: Fiddle of choice for the Santal communities – West Bengal

To download the full report, click here >> The Banam of the Santals is a primitive folk fiddle which accompanies many Santal dances. The Banam comes in various shapes and forms – Dhodro, Huka, Kendri and more recently, Phentor. While the Dhodro Banam is prevalent in … Continue reading

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Video | Recommended by the National Commission for Scheduled Tribes (Government of India)

Video Gallery Source: Video Gallery | National Commission for Scheduled Tribes Address: http://www.ncst.gov.in/video-gallery/9 Date Visited: Mon Apr 10 2017 12:46:04 GMT+0200 (CEST) Who are Scheduled Tribes? The framers of the Constitution took note of the fact that certain communities in … Continue reading

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A musical success story spanning several generations: The Kalbelia gypsy group who “never collaborated with any musician” – Rajasthan

Sumiran Atal, Indian Express, Pune, August 18, 2016 | To read the full article, click here >> The history of the group – the Kahlbeliyas [Kalbelias] – is nearly seven generations old. It was formed by musicians who migrated from Afghanistan … Continue reading

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South India’s largest collection of forestry artefacts: The Gass Forest Museum in Coimbatore – Tamil Nadu

Esther Elias, The Hindu, Coimbatore, July 9, 2012 | To read the full story and view more images, click here >> The Gass Forest Museum located within the 100-year-old TNFA has many stories to tell. It hosts South India’s largest … Continue reading

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The most important tribal festival celebrated commemorating the centuries-old relations between rulers of plains and hills: Modamamba festival (May) | Andhra Pradesh

G V Prasada Sarma, The Hindu, Visakhapatnam, April 26 | To read the full article, click here >> Modamamba festival is the most important tribal festival celebrated commemorating the centuries-old relations between rulers of plains (Vaddadi) and hills (Nandapuram, presently near Jeypore … Continue reading

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