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Video | New documentary video on music instruments by Adivaani.org: Banam lutes and fiddles – Jharkhand and West Bengal

Banam Raja from adivaani on Vimeo. Banams are the lutes and the fiddles of the Santal people. They are made from locally available material–wood, vegetables and animal hide. The most common banams still made and played by Santals are the … Continue reading

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Video | Disaibon Hul – An Adivaani book on the 1855 Santal ‘Hul’ Rebellion – Jharkhand

The Hul was a valiant effort of the Santal people to free themselves from the oppressive powers of the landlords, moneylenders and the British crown. More than 150 years after the epic struggle of our warriors led by Sido and … Continue reading

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Video | Adivaani at TEDxXLRI: Ruby Hembrom on professional publishing and self-expression by Adivasis in the modern world – Jharkhand & West Bengal

A presentation by Ruby Hembrom, co-founder of Adivaani (Kolkata); the first independently organized TED Talk held at the Xavier School of Management (Jamshedpur) Published on Apr 19, 2014 When Ruby joined a publishing course in April 2012, she soon realised that the tribal … Continue reading

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Video | Finding a place for Adivasi folktales on the bookshelves: Adivaani – West Bengal

Duration: 4:51 | More news on Adivaani >> This is a story of three friends in Kolkata coming together and saving a culture and its heritage from extinction. Ruby Hembrom quit her job as an IT professional to take to promoting … Continue reading

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Ruby Hembrom on Adivaani’s prize for English writing on indigenous ideology, thought and knowledge – International Day for the World’s Indigenous Peoples

Read the full interview here >> Budhaditya Bhattacharya, The Hindu, NEW DELHI, August 30, 2013 Ruby Hembrom on Adivaani and the challenges of publishing Adivasi writing in English On August 8 this year, the eve of International Day of the World’s … Continue reading

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