Category Archives: Languages and linguistic heritage

A day to “share the full story”: Indigenous Peoples Day on Turtle Island – United States

Today across Turtle Island (also known as the United States), millions are celebrating the resiliency within themselves and within their communities. They are celebrating and honoring those that came before them and those that will come after them. They are … Continue reading

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Reaffirming Indigenous Identity Through Narrative: Conference report – New Delhi

“Tribes In Transition-II: Reaffirming Indigenous Identity Through Narrative” Report for the ICSSR-sponsored Two-Day National Conference organised by The Department of English & Outreach Programme Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi on 27-28 February 2017 Read or download the full report: Final Report … Continue reading

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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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“Who is Indian, and what makes a person an Indian?”: Questions debated among members of 565 recognized American Indian tribes

by Dennis Zotigh January 26, 2011 | Read the full post in Beyond FAQ: Let’s talk >> My answer? There are many definitions of who is an Indian. As a starting point, “Indian” is a misguided label that spread through Europe … 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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