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Tribals had a rich oral tradition, which was one of the pillars of Indian culture. The death of oral tradition could lead to lack of creativity. By saving the tribals, the oral tradition [is] saved. – Dr. Chandrashekhar Kambar (writer and former Vice-Chancellor of Hampi Kannada University) on the occasion of the the Second Tribal Sammelan at Karkala

The National Curriculum Framework recommends that children should examine local issues of livelihood, production, health and environment first and then link it to history, geography, science and environmental studies. – Prof. Sujit Sinha, who teaches the master’s in education course at Azim Premji University (Bengaluru)

“Promote your International Museum Day activities on our world map”: International Council of Museums

Every year since 1977, ICOM has organised International Museum Day (IMD), which represents a unique moment for the international museum community. On this day, participating museums plan creative events and activities related to the International Museum Day theme, engage with … Continue reading

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Slideshow | Changing the education system through “sahbhagita”: Collective participation of a community, students and teachers practiced at Adharshila Learning Centre – Madhya Pradesh

This was my first visit and I will not deny that the experience was many times more rewarding than what I had imagined it would be. Creativity of the students – it is a primary school up to 8th class … Continue reading

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Creativity based on tribal tradition, “one of the pillars of Indian culture”: Tribal sammelan at Hampi Kannada University – Karnataka

Members of Koraga community performing the Koraga Gaja Mela at the Second Tribal Sammelan at Karkala – The Hindu 18 April 2010 Writer and former Vice-Chancellor of Hampi Kannada University Chandrashekhar Kambar said on Saturday that the Government should take … Continue reading

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Video | Pottery workshop activities in Ashadullapur – West Bengal

Courtesy © 2013 Jakob Dörr Related posts Ashadullapur (videos, slideshows and more information) Sanyasi Lohar Village training programme

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SRISTI – institutional support to the activities of the Honey Bee Network

SRISTI (Society for Research and Initiatives for Sustainable Technologies and Institutions), which means creation in Sanskrit, was born in 1993 as a result of the felt need for an institutional support to the activities of the Honey Bee Network. Based … Continue reading

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