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Illustrated and bilingual resources suitable for urban and rural schools alike: A range of beautiful books published by Tulika & Tara

A Bhil Storystory : Nina Sabnanipictures : Sher Singh Bhil Kuk.. Kuk.. The poor rooster can’t KUKAROOKOO because his throat is so parched. There is not a drop of water left in the village pond. The only hope is to … Continue reading

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“Air, water and grains are essential to human nourishment” – Mahatma Gandhi 100 years ago

Gandhi spoke of Swaraj’s three basic khorak. But he also gave, in the same 1918 speech, a fourth khorak for Swaraj. And that lay in his words, “we have a right to question.” | Read the full article by Gopalkrishna Gandhi, titled “On … Continue reading

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Appreciation for paintings from Maharashtra’s ‘Pinguli Chitragathi’ and Rajasthan’s ‘Mewar School’: An astonishing variety of local art

“Our country, being home to so many states and cultures, has an astonishing variety of local art. Most people, however, are not aware of it.”   Meena Verma, the founder-director of ‘Arts of the Earth’ gallery in Lado Sarai (Delhi) | … Continue reading

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Children’s book by Zai Whitaker: “Andamans Boy” – Andaman

Andamans Boy (English) Author : Zai Whitaker Illustrator : Ashok Rajagopalan Running away from unkind relatives, Arif journeys alone all the way from Mumbai to the Andamans… where he encounters the misunderstood Jarawa tribals, threatened with ‘development’. A story rich with … Continue reading

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Publishers & distributors: Find educational and children’s books on tribal culture published in India

To find publications released by Indian publishers and government institutions, type “tribal children stories”, “Adivasi child”, the name of a tribal community (e.g. “Gond”, “Santal” / “Santhal”, “Warli”), an Indian State or Union Territory (e.g. “Andaman”, “Tripura”, “Telangana tribal”), or … Continue reading

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