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Architectural marvels from different communities: Tribal Habitat, “a laboratory for various practical experiences” (National Museum of Mankind, IGRMS Bhopal) – Madhya Pradesh

This exhibitions includes the unique dwelling types of architectural marvels from different tribal communities from the Gangetic plains of Uttaranchal, lush green forest areas of North-east India, the arid region of western India, plateau region of central India, hilly tracts … Continue reading

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Demographic Status of Scheduled Tribe Population of India (Census figures 2011): Government of India

Demographic Status of Scheduled Tribe Population of India | To download the full report (PDF) and view more maps, click here >> Table 1.1 State wise Scheduled Tribe population and decadal change by residence : 2011 (TOTAL) – see PDF for details … Continue reading

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Video | Through the Eye of the Ancestors: Historical Adivasi photo exhibition curated by a member of the Rathwa community – Gujarat

View the full video here >> Image: Bhil husband and wife: 1953, Fürer-Haimendorf Collection (SOAS Library PPMS19_6_BHIL_0142) | More information >> Your ancestors and my ancestors existed together; therefore, we should also be together and live happily. – Muja Ratwa Source: subtitles … Continue reading

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Video | South Gujarat tribal music documentation by Bhasha – Gujarat

        Watch two brief excerpts from the archive of Bhasha’s video documentation team Video clip 1 Two instruments known as tarpu and tircho normally played during rituals Video clip 2 Accompaniment to Kansari katha (story telling in honour of the goddess of food) … Continue reading

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Reviving tribal culture and creating economic self-reliance through grain banks: 1,200 communities form “green economic zones” and encourage education under the guidance of Bhasha Trust – Gujarat

Neha Bhatt, Outlookindia.com Magazine, Aug 22, 2011 | Read the full story here >> […] A unique idea that has taken root over the last two years among the tribespeople here—the Rathwas, Dungras, Chaudharis, Bhils and Nayaks, across 1,200 villages … Continue reading

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