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Tribal Identity and Resistance Narratives: Papers presented for “Tribes In Transition-II: Reaffirming Indigenous Identity Through Narrative” (National Conference) – New Delhi

Plenary session 2: Tribal Identity and Resistance Narratives Chaired by: Padmashri Prof. Anvita Abbi, Formerly Professor in Linguistics, JNU, New Delhi, currently Hon. Director, Centre for Oral and Tribal Literature, Sahitya Akademi, New Delhi & President, Linguistic Society of India. … Continue reading

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Video | Creation Myths of six tribal groups: Sahitya Akademi’s Annual Festival of Letters (February 2017) – New Delhi

The Sahitya Akademi (India’s National Academy of Letters) had its Annual Festival of Letters in February 2017, during which the Creation Myth of six tribal groups were narrated and presented in the original languages (Kurukh/ Oraon, Munda, Santali, Kharia, Ho … Continue reading

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Korwa dialect on the verge of extinction – Jharkhand

SANTOSH K. KIRO, The Telegraph, Calcutta, Wednesday , March 28 , 2012 Vanishing dialect of a primitive tribe A study on tribal tongues, sponsored by Central Institute of Indian Languages (CIIL)-Mysore and carried out by scholars and students of Ranchi University, has … Continue reading

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Unicef packages: tribal languages as the medium of instruction for children – Jharkhand

  SANTOSH K. KIRO, The Telegraph, Calcutta 3 March 2012 At a time when the state is red-faced about rural primary schoolchildren clueless in class, Unicef (Jharkhand) has embarked upon a pioneering project of preparing textbooks in tribal and regional … Continue reading

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