Category Archives: Seven Sister States

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

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Celebrating Naga heritage and traditions: The 10-day Hornbill Festival held at Kisama – Nagaland

Festival date (2017): December 1-10 The 10-day Hornbill Festival of Nagaland is one of the biggest cultural extravaganzas in the northeast. With an aim to revive, protect, sustain, and promote the richness of the Naga heritage and traditions, it is … Continue reading

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Poet Kamal Kumar Tanti on his search for identity: “Is there any community in this world named after a commodity?” – Assam

In sync with subaltern traditions | Read the full report in The Hindu here >> Kamal Kumar Tanti is a promising young voice in contemporary Assamese poetry. He belongs to the Adivasi Tea-Garden Labourer community in Assam. His first collection Marangburu Amar … Continue reading

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Documentary on the matrilineal Khasi Tribe: A social order where women are dignified and not discriminated against – Meghalaya

TBI Blogs: A Look at the Matrilineal Khasi Tribe in Meghalaya, and the Women Who Are Its Custodians by Kamayani Bali Mahabal Filmmaker Aditya Seth demystifies the traditions and culture of the matrilineal Khasi tribe of Meghalaya, as they discover … Continue reading

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“Another India”: A rare exhibition about 100 million people of indigenous or Adivasi backgrounds who are marginalised (till April 22, 2018) – University of Cambridge – United Kingdom

Explorations and Expressions of Indigenous South Asia: 8 March 2017 to 22 April 2018 | Enlarge and view more photos here >> ‘Another India is the only India we Adivasis know. Another India is our India.’ – Ruby Hembrom Adivasi writer & publisher, … Continue reading

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