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The Karbi Ramayana in Assam and its Modern Re-telling in Documentary Film: Papers presented for “Tribes In Transition-II: Reaffirming Indigenous Identity Through Narrative” (National Conference) – New Delhi

Abstract 1: The Karbi Ramayana in Assam and its Modern Re-telling in Documentary Film Paper presented for “Tribes In Transition-II: Reaffirming Indigenous Identity Through Narrative” (National Conference) – New Delhi ANANYA BARUA Department of Philosophy, Hindu College, New Delhi KEYWORDS: RAMAYANA, … Continue reading

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Dealing with challenges for Adivasis in states having widely different human development indicators: Kerala, Odisha, Chhattisgarh & Jharkhand

The lynching of Madhu in Kerala must shock our conscience into recognising the dispossession of India’s tribals | Read the full article in The Hindu (3 March 2018) >> […]  The sculpture of Madhu points to the fundamental but hidden … Continue reading

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Slideshow | Santali Literary Meet: “Santal Onolia Helmel” (Dumka, 20-21 October 2017) – Jharkhand

JAGWAR-III SANTAL LITERARY MEET: SANTAL ONOLIA HELMEL 2017 “Santali Literature & Society in the Changing World” Johar HRD Centre, Dumka, Jharkhand, India 20 – 21 October, 2017 Source: Courtesy text and photos: Dr. Ivy Hansdak, Assistant Professor, Department of English, … Continue reading

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Tip | Understanding the social and cultural context for India’s tribal communities – Facts & news roundup

The future belongs to India-the largest vibrant democracy in the world, teeming with opportunities. With hope in their eyes and a yearning to learn, the youth of this great nation awaits a new paradigm of education that fosters knowledge with … Continue reading

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Reaffirming Indigenous Identity Through Narrative: Conference report – New Delhi

“Tribes In Transition-II: Reaffirming Indigenous Identity Through Narrative” Report for the ICSSR-sponsored Two-Day National Conference organised by The Department of English & Outreach Programme Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi on 27-28 February 2017 Read or download the full report: Final Report … Continue reading

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