Category Archives: Success story

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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“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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Social inclusion by making education appropriate to children’s cultural context: A comparison between in India and Brazil

To read the full article, click here >> Higher education can be used for the social and economic mobility of underprivileged sections. This is achieved usually by providing admission to a set of students from these sections in universities and … Continue reading

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Video | Celebrating victory over unjust authority together with non-tribal communities: The Sammakka-Sarakka Jatara festival – Telangana

CVR Telugu News | Published on Feb 16, 2016   Sammakka Sarakka Jatara or Medaram Jatara is the largest tribal religious congregation in the world, held every two years with approximately ten million people converging on the place, over a … Continue reading

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Sahitya Akademi award for “Imaginary Bloom”: Informative and entertaining Santhali children’s stories – Jharkhand

Times of India, Jun 24, 2017 JAMSHEDPUR: A tribal writer from the Steel City has won this year’s Sahitya Akademi award for writing a collection of short stories for children with morals. School teacher Joba Murmu’s collection of 21 short … Continue reading

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