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On protecting one’s unique culture and tradition while gaining access to education and “modern civilization”: Dambaru Sisha, the first MLA from the reclusive Bonda community – Odisha

Priya Ranjan Sahu, Hindustan Times  Bhubaneswar, May 23, 2014 The Bondas, one of India’s most primitive tribes living in the remote hills of Odisha’s Malkangiri district, turned a new leaf on Friday. Dambaru Sisha, 34, took the oath of office … Continue reading

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Tribal Museum Bhubaneswar: Founded as a “Museum of Man” to promote tribal development – Odisha

Pravukalyan Mohapatra, Orissa Review * September – October – 2005 | Read the full article >> Museum of tribal arts and artifacts in Bhubaneswar has opened up a new vista into the future direction of Orissa’s tribal economy and culture. It … Continue reading

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CD “Tribology” showcases tribal customs, rituals and music – Odisha

The Hindu, Sunday, Feb 29, 2004 SAVITHA GAUTAM writes about the genesis of “Tribology”, a CD that captures the life, customs, rituals and music of tribal India. A RECORDING is in progress. But, suddenly, some members of the group are … Continue reading

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Steps to protect the dignity and self-respect of the Bonda tribes – Odisha (Orissa)

Santosh Patnaik, The Hindu, ONUKUDELLI, February 25, 2012 […] A `human safari’ controversy over semi-nude dances by members of one of the most primitive tribal groups in Odisha’s Malkangiri district had recently led to an undeclared ban being imposed on the … Continue reading

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Tighter regulations for visits by foreign tourists and researchers – Odisha

Prafulla Das, The Hindu, BHUBANESWAR, February 25, 2012 The Odisha government on Saturday announced its decision to regulate the visit of foreign tourists and researchers to areas inhabited by vulnerable tribal groups such as Bondas, Dongria Kondhas and other such … Continue reading

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