Category Archives: Women

Invitation to the Santali Literary Meet: “Santal Onolia Helmel” (Dumka, 20-21 October 2017) – Jharkhand

Source: Courtesy Dr. Ivy Hansdak, Assistant Professor, Department of English, Jamia Millia Islamia University New Delhi (email 9 October 2017) JAGWAR-III SANTAL LITERARY MEET: SANTAL ONOLIA HELMEL 2017 “Santali Literature & Society in the Changing World” Johar HRD Centre, Dumka, … 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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Tip | Find books on tribal culture and history published in India: New Google custom search engine

To find publications released by Indian publishers and government institutions, type the name of a person, tribal community (e.g. “Gond”, “Santal” / “Santhal”, “Warli”), an Indian State or Union Territory (e.g. “Andaman”, “Tripura”, “Telangana tribal”), region (e.g. “Bastar”, “Northeast India … Continue reading

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Audio | Kota music and “signs of indigeneity” in the Nilgiri Hills (open access article) – Tamil Nadu

Listen to “Konjenetre bommeyetre mānte nōṭē” and other beautiful songs of the Kota community (with detailed explanations) on Kota God Song >> Richard K. Wolf (Harvard University) and Frank Heidemann (Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich) | Read the full introduction … Continue reading

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“We were there, we are here and we will be there”: First ever All India Tribal Women Writers’ Meet (Ranchi, 7- 8 Sept 2017) – Jharkhand

This Literary Meet was organized by Sahitya Akademi, Delhi, with assistance from Jharkhandi Bhasha Sahitya Sanskriti Akhra, Ranchi.   A Resolution (attached) was passed at the same Literary Meet condemning the writings of Hansda Sowvendra Shekhar for damaging the dignity … Continue reading

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