Category Archives: Childhood and children

“Archery is the traditional game of Chhattisgarh”: Youngsters who excel – Jharkhand & Chhattisgarh

For recent reports on “tribal archery”, “Adivasi sport”, “tribes martial art” and similar topics, use the search field seen below: Google custom search – Indian press coverage of tribal culture and education Jharkand’s Wonder Boy: Prodigious Tribal Teen Archer Wins … Continue reading

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First novel by an adivasi in Kerala – Kocharethi

SARASWATHY NAGARAJAN, The Hindu: Life & Style / Metroplus, 27 April 2011 Narayan, author of Kocharethi, the first novel by an adivasi in Kerala, and Catherine Thankamma, who translated the book into English, talk about the book and its place on the … Continue reading

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Award winning stories and other success stories: Education that reconnects children with their indigenous culture and traditions

“I will continue to contribute towards tribal literature by writing on socio-economic issues aimed at empowerment of tribal women along with informative and entertaining stories for children. […] Regarding her upcoming book, she said the focus would be on the importance … Continue reading

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Tip | Download comic books as PDFs: Free resources for rural education and health care – Unicef

Animated online version: Welcome to Meena’s World! To enter, you need. Shockwave, Flash and RealVideo plug-ins. Source: UNICEF ROSA – Media centre – Meena Communication Initiative Address: https://www.unicef.org/meena/ Date Visited: 3 November 2018 Download the following 14 volumes for free via … Continue reading

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Globalising a tribal art based on geometric forms: Mandana drawings – Rajasthan

Koshilaya Devi, a 68-year-old artist from Rajasthan’s Baran city has been working hard to preserve and conserve the traditional white chalk on red background Mandana drawings | Read the full story in the Hindustan Times (24 August 2016) >> A 68-year-old woman … Continue reading

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