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Award winning tribal documentary – Thane / New York

Indian Express, Thane, Mon Aug 13 2012 A documentary film made by fifteen year-old Jayshree Janu Kharpade, a tribal girl from Wada taluka of Thane district, has won an award in the Asian American Film Festival held in New York recently. … Continue reading

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Tip | Search articles on tribal history, politics and literature on Ramachandra Guha’s website

Guha’s books include a pioneering environmental history, The Unquiet Woods (Oxford University Press, 1989); Savaging the Civilized (University of Chicago Press, 1999), A life of the anthropologist-activist Verrier Elwin which the Times Literary Supplement called the ‘best biography by an Indian … Continue reading

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Human Development Report of Tribal Communities 2010 – Kerala

Roy Mathew, The Hindu, THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, September 30, 2010 Land alienation continues to be a major issue among tribal communities, according to studies done by the State Planning Board. The Human Development Report of Tribal Communities in Kerala, prepared by the Planning … Continue reading

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