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“Kocharethi calls upon us to ethically engage with it, to question our complicity” – First novel by an adivasi in Kerala

To read the full book review by Pramod K. Nayar, click here >> Narayan, Kerala’s first tribal novelist, avoids romanticising his milieu. Kocharethi is about the hidden poetry of marginal lives… The temptation to exoticise cultures that have not been … Continue reading

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Educational package for children of the Kadar community: Initiating children into formal education easily – Kerala & Tamil Nadu

K. PRADEEP, The Hindu, KOCHI, July 19, 2012 | To read the full story, click here >> An educational package for pre-primary children of the Kadar tribe incorporating their own language will be distributed in 22 anganwadis this week. Dr. Amitha Bachan, … Continue reading

Posted in Bees and honey, Childhood and children, Community facilities, Customs, De- and re-tribalisation, Education and literacy, Figures, census and other statistics, Languages and linguistic heritage, Multi-lingual education, Names and communities, Nature and wildlife, Press snippets, Southern region, Storytelling, Success story, Tribal identity, Western Ghats - tribal heritage & ecology | Tagged | Comments Off on Educational package for children of the Kadar community: Initiating children into formal education easily – Kerala & Tamil Nadu

A vacation school for Adivasi youths: Understanding tribal values and rights, gender issues and man’s interaction with nature – Kerala

By Express News Service, 23rd April 2016 KOCHI: A four-day Adivasi Students’ Camp that came to a close in Aluva on Friday reaffirmed the importance of the tribal way of life and the values they hold dear. The camp, organised by … Continue reading

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Alumni association’s “Project Shine”: Enabling tribal children to qualify for all-India entrance examinations – Kerala

K.A. Shaji, The Hindu, Palakkad, March 16, 2016 For the first time in the history of the Sainik School at Kazhakuttam in Thiruvananthapuram, six children from impoverished tribal families of Attappady have got admission for next academic year by winning an … Continue reading

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“Higher Education is a distant dream”: Report on the feasibility of setting up a Tribal University (“autonomous institution / knowledge centre”) – Kerala

FEASIBILITY STUDY REPORT ON SETTING UP A CENTRAL TRIBAL UNIVERSITY OR ITS REGIONAL CENTRE IN KERALA STATE View or download the full report here >> Kerala State Commission for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes, Thiruvananthapuram on its notice dated 31.01.2014 … Continue reading

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