Category Archives: Languages and linguistic heritage

Irish Journal of Anthropology: Special issue on Adivasi identity

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Video | Poetry reading by “Marshal” Parimal Hembram – West Bengal

Parimal Hembram reads “Ak’ sar sap tege huyuk’ tena” Translation into English by Antara Dev Sen, published in The Little Magazine, Vol. VII, Issue 3 & 4.: THEN I MUST PICK UP THE BOW You tell me, screaming, That this … Continue reading

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“Becoming Indian”: Discussion at the Jharkhand Literary Meet 2017 (Ranchi, December 1 and 2, 2017) – Jharkhand

1 December 2017 Sir Mark Tully (BBC’s India correspondent from 1964 to 1994 and eminent writer) interviewed by Dr. Ivy Hansdak on his new book, Upcountry Tales: Once Upon a Time in the Heart of India Venue: Hotel Chanakya BNR, Ranchi.   … Continue reading

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Museum of Santal Culture: A Catalogue on Santal Cultural Items – West Bengal

 Tips Click the full screen button for convenient reading and searching For specific objects , type words like “instrument”, “ornament”, “drum”, “flute”, “puppetry”, “dress”, “ceremony”, “fish” etc. into the search field labelled search inside this book (seen on the right top of the Archive.org … Continue reading

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Revival of interest in aboriginal history: The “Khoe”, descendants of herders who introduced pottery 2000 years ago – Southern Africa

Read the full article >> The name ‘Hottentot’, or its Afrikaans shortening ‘Hotnot’, became a disparaging term for people of colour at the Cape. Today we refer to the aboriginal herders of the Cape by the name they would have … Continue reading

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