Category Archives: Storytelling

The Adivasi Script Movement in Orissa and Jharkhand: Identity, Education and Cultural Revitalization – “Tribes In Transition-II: Reaffirming Indigenous Identity Through Narrative” (National Conference) – New Delhi

Abstract 11: Adivasi Script Movement: Identity, Education and Cultural Revitalization Paper presented for “Tribes In Transition-II: Reaffirming Indigenous Identity Through Narrative” (National Conference) – New Delhi GOMATI BODRA HEMBROM Department of Sociology, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi KEYWORDS: ADIVASIS, PRE-LITERATE, … Continue reading

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An inspiration to many young girls from the Koya tribe: Jayanti Buruda, “the first female voice from the tribe to enter the mainstream media” –  Odisha

Lakshmi Karunakaran, thebetterindia.com, February 12, 2018 | Read the full story >> Girls among the Koya tribe have a staggeringly low literacy level. “Girls hardly go to school, the literacy rate among girls is below 15 percent,” she adds. With … Continue reading

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Remembering Birsa Munda: The charismatic tribal leader who shook the British Empire – Jharkhand

Birsa Munda – The Tribal Hero Aditi Shah, livehistoryindia.com, July 26, 2018 | Read the full story here >> Imagine a 25-year-old who took on an empire, left an indelible mark on tribal rights across the country and was seen as a … Continue reading

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Video | Rainwater harvesting by the “hill dwelling” Sauria Paharia community: Compensating loss of forest cover through agriculture – Jharkhand

 Videovolunteers | Read the full story here >> Published on Feb 7, 2017  In the hills of Jharkhand reside the ancient tribe called the Sauria Paharias (hill dwellers). This Scheduled Tribe, considered as one of the oldest dwellers of … Continue reading

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The crisis within by G.N. Devy (Book review): “Nearly one in every twelve humans is a young Indian for whom meaningful education is of critical importance”

Book Review by Namrata (June 24, 2017): The crisis within by G.N. Devy Introduction ISBN: 978-93-83064-10-6 Genre: Non-Fiction/ Economics Publishers: Aleph Publishers Price: Rs. 399/-  ( I got the book for review from the publisher) Nearly one in every twelve … Continue reading

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