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Celebrating the contribution by Asur, Birhor, Munda, Santal and other tribal communities: State Museum Ranchi – Jharkhand

The State Museum at present has several galleries which display different aspects of cultural heritage, especially those related to the state of Jharkhand. We have galleries separately classified in order to display the anthropological features, especially those related to the … Continue reading

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Map | A virtual journey across time and space

Whatever our own cultural background, there are amazing discoveries to be made, for India’s youth just as for scholars and visitors from all over the world! Learn more about – and from – some of India’s tribal communities by clicking on the button … Continue reading

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Sharing a theology with ecology as the most important ethical guide for humans: The Asurs, a “Particularly vulnerable tribal group” – Jharkhand

G.N. Devy, The Indian Express, 6 March 2016 | To read the full article, click here >> The term tribal defies any universal definition. Between the Maoris of New Zealand, the Aborigines of Australia and the Indigenous People of North America, there … Continue reading

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Banjara and Dokra: Tribal craftmanship in a state that exemplifies “India’s composite culture, pluralism and inclusiveness” – Telangana

Culture ‘South of North and North of South,’ Telangana State has long been a meeting place for diverse languages and cultures. It is easily the best example for India’s composite culture, pluralism and inclusiveness. Located on the uplands of Deccan … Continue reading

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Banjara and Lambada tribes follow their old practices religiously – Andhra Pradesh & Telangana

The Hindu, August 23, 2013 |  To read the full article, click here >> […] “If the sprouts are thick and high, it is considered very lucky and their prayers answered. It is a belief among girls,” he pointed out. The … Continue reading

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