Category Archives: Modernity

Online-learning support for endangered dialects: “A gateway to understanding different world views” – UK

MATT BURGESS, Wired.com, Monday 17 July 2017 Inky Gibbens aims to keep dying dialects alive with her online-learning service | To read the full article, click here >> Inky Gibbens is on a mission to save the world’s dying languages – … Continue reading

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Exploring human evolution in the Narmada Valley: Rich in fossils and archaeological sites, facing submergence – Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra & Gujarat

Prashant Rupera | TNN | Aug 14, 2012 VADODARA: Much is known about how the Harappan Civilization flourished on the banks of the Indus almost 5,000 years back. But now is the time to move ‘ahead’ of the Indus Valley … Continue reading

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“Was Narmada valley the centre of human evolution?”: Recent excavations along one of India’s seven holy rivers

Sanchari Pal, TheBetterIndia.com, March 18, 2017 | For the full story and view more images, click here >> […] Was India home to one or more unknown hominin species, fossils of which we have not yet been discovered? And did they … Continue reading

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“Our children are healthier”: Preventing raditional knowledge from getting lost – Odisha

Why Odisha’s Tribal Women Are Returning to Their Natural Roots for Guidance on Food thebetterindia.com, Women’s Feature Service June 15, 2017 | To read the full story, click here >> India’s tribals often possess traditional knowledge that gets lost because of the … Continue reading

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Success stories illustrated and facilitated by Warli artist Rajesh Chaitya Vangad – Maharashtra & Bihar

My Gandhi Story | Preview or order this Tulika book here >> Author : Nina Sabnani, Ankit Chadha Illustrator : Rajesh Chaitya Vangad Everyone has their own story of Gandhi — and in this book a Warli artist, a storyteller and an animation filmmaker … Continue reading

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