Category Archives: Women

Another India: Explorations and Expressions of Indigenous South Asia (Exhibition Catalogue 2017) – UK

Cambridge: MAA & Kolkata: Adivaani/One of Us. Exhibition Catalogue: 136pp; Full Colour; ISBN 978-0-947595-24-1 Written by Mark Elliott, Senior Curator (Anthropology), Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology in Cambridge; Foreward by Nicholas Thomas; Afterward by Ruby Hembrom >> Over one hundred artefacts, paintings … Continue reading

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President Shri Pranab Mukherjee on Community Forest Rights titles, sustainable mining for the betterment of the tribals, and equality for the deprived

Education has to liberate a person from narrow world view and the boundaries of caste, community, race and gender. Shri Pranab Mukherjee, President of India Source: Welcome to the website of The President of India Address: http://presidentofindia.nic.in/ Date Visited: Sun May … Continue reading

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Hambreelmai’s Loom: A story retold by Mamang Dai – Arunachal Pradesh

First Khasi and Mishmi books for children By Kanika Sharma | To read the full review, click here >> Chennai-based children’s publishing house Tulika Books has introduced two picture books on International Literacy Day (September 8) — Race of the Rivers … Continue reading

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Tip | Ten success stories from all over India: Arts and crafts, community service, democracy, education, fashion, film, health, literature, performing arts and women’s achievements

Community facilities – Tagore’s Santiniketan, “an Abode of Learning Unlike Any in the World” | Learn more >> Crafts and visual arts – Araku Tribal Museum: “Like being in the world of local tribes” | Learn more >> Democracy –  Trust India’s “village republics” to … Continue reading

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“Tribal communities are a standing example” – National workshop highlights the role of tribal women in the preservation of eco historic cultural heritage in India

A. Shrikumar, The Hindu, Madurai, January 27, 2017 | To read the full article, click here >> Mari Marcel Thekaekara, writer and Co-founder of ACCORD-Nilgiris says the tribal communities are a standing example of how women play a major role in … Continue reading

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