Category Archives: Revival of traditions

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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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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“Silencing a voice nips in the bud the prospect of resolution”: A Santal educator’s case against the banning of a controversial book – Jharkhand

Discussion is the Need of the Hour, Not Banning Boro Baski, Anandabazar Patrika , 8 September, 2017 Translated by Maroona Murmu, Assistant Professor, Department of History, Jadavpur University Hansda Sowvendra Shekhar’s collection of stories The Adivasi Will Not Dance has … Continue reading

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