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“Government tribal schools fare well in The Nilgiris” – Tamil Nadu

M.K. Ananth, The Hindu, COIMBATORE, May 25, 2015 The overall pass percentage of four government tribal schools in The Nilgiris– including three residential schools – has increased by 13.96 per cent this year to touch 96.77 per cent in the Class X … Continue reading

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Enrolling Irula and Narikurava children in Sarva Siksha Abiyan (government) schools: Parents realize the importance of education – Tamil Nadu

R. Arivanantham, The Hindu, Krishnagiri, January 5, 2011 The Sarva Siksha Abiyan (SSA) has been taking all efforts to improve the standard of education of the less privileged Narikuravas and Irulas in the district. Among the 10 blocks in the district, … Continue reading

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Audio | CBC Unreserved on “Decolonizing the classroom: Is there space for Indigenous knowledge in academia?” – Canada

Priyamvada Gopal on the rights of indigenous peoples (Adivasi in India): Colonialiality is a dynamic we need to be alert for as much in the present even within so-called independent, decolonized countries [quote from 31:30 onwards] Listen to the full … Continue reading

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Tribes need to be prioritised according to the “UNICEF Working Paper Series Children of India”: The Status of Tribal Children in India: A historical perspective

Brief excerpts from the IHD – UNICEF Working Paper Series, Children of India: Rights and Opportunities (2011) | Read the full report (PDF) >>By Virginius Xaxa, Professor of Sociology, Delhi School of Economics, Delhi University 2. Status of Tribal Children On the eve of Independence, … Continue reading

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Envisaging a future beyond extremes (assimilation in mainstream society vs. isolation): Knowledge sharing workshop on better education for Adivasi Children at Bangalore’s Azim Premji University – Karnataka

Azim Premji University and a set of non-governmental organizations working on the education of Adivasi children organize a knowledge sharing workshop on 1 and 2, March, 2019 in Bangalore. A set of community representatives, government officials, the functionaries of NGOs … Continue reading

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