Category Archives: Organizations

Workshop on Banam Making: Appreciation for the ancient musical string instrument of the Santals – West Bengal

1st Phase-Workshop on Banam Making (One of the ancient musical instruments of the Santals) Date & Time: 18-19 August 2018, from 9:30 am to 5:00 pm Venue:  Museum of Santal Culture, Bishnubati, Birbhum Organized by Ghosaldanga Bishnubati Adibasi Trust, Birbhum, West … Continue reading

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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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The Right to Information Act (RTI): Legislation that empowers citizens to prevent illegitimate concentrations of power

The basic object of the Right to Information Act is to empower the citizens, promote transparency and accountability in the working of the Government, contain corruption, and make our democracy work for the people in real sense. It goes without … 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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Santals as a community: A brief introduction to their culture and approach to development

A brief introduction of Santal life and culture and our approach to development by Dr. Boro Baski | Read the full text: A brief introduction of Santal life and culture and our approach to development >> Santals as a community We, … Continue reading

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