Category Archives: Modernity

International Day of the World’s Indigenous People (9 August) – UNESCO

[…]  Over the last decade, the implementation of the Declaration has achieved some major successes in at the national, regional and international levels. Despite the achievements, there continues to be a gap between the formal recognition of indigenous peoples and … Continue reading

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The crisis within by G.N. Devy (Book review): “Nearly one in every twelve humans is a young Indian for whom meaningful education is of critical importance”

Book Review by Namrata (June 24, 2017): The crisis within by G.N. Devy Introduction ISBN: 978-93-83064-10-6 Genre: Non-Fiction/ Economics Publishers: Aleph Publishers Price: Rs. 399/-  ( I got the book for review from the publisher) Nearly one in every twelve … Continue reading

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Audio | Fashion is like a language: Sage Paul’s “Giving Life” clothing collection at The Fashion and Design Festival in Montreal – Canada

CBC Radio, 22 June 2018 (6 min. audio) | Read or listen to the full story >> […] The Toronto-based Dene designer’s forthcoming clothing collection, Giving Life, is an intimate expression for Paul. “You can tell your secrets through fashion, … Continue reading

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Indigenous peoples in the modern world: A call to end colonial misconceptions and racial stereotyping – National Museum of the American Indian

In the Washington Post [22 November 2017], Kevin Gover, director of the museum, deals with five popular misconceptions about Native America | Read the full story here >> Thanksgiving recalls for many people a meal between European colonists and indigenous Americans … Continue reading

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Understanding the importance of land-rights for Adivasi communities: Colonial laws that continue to affect various indigenous groups of Chotanagpur – Jharkhand

To read or download the full issue, click here >> Exploitation, land rights, and identity assertion Since the colonial period the question of land-rights has been crucial for Indian Adivasis. Attempts to regain lost lands have provoked successive rebellions from 1832 … Continue reading

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