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Wedding dance with horse puppets – Jharkhand

This dance is performed during wedding ceremonies. Men wear loose horse puppets around their waists and dance to the rhythms of indigenous folk instruments. Source: Easrern Zonal Cultural Centre Address : http://ezccindia.org/jharkhand.html Date Visited: Fri Aug 26 2011 00:30:53 GMT+0200 … Continue reading

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Tattoos of central India: Traditions and folklore are being modified or declining – Chhattisgarh & Madhya Pradesh

‘Don’t brand me’: The Indian women saying no to forced tattoos By Geeta PandeyBBC News, Delhi – 4 October 2017 In India, and across the world, getting a tattoo is nowadays seen as a sign of independence and rebellion. Many young … Continue reading

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The Muria and Maria Gonds of Madhya Pradesh – audio examples and information

Tribal Music of India: The Muria and Maria Gonds of Madhya PradeshCULTURE GROUP(S) Maria; MuriaRECORD LABEL Folkways Records 1983Various Artists FW04028 Original liner notes for the Ethnic Folkways Records edition with online audio links on the Smithsonian Folways website >> … Continue reading

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Video | Shyam Sundar Mandi: A Santal musician from Purulia – West Bengal

Daricha Foundation Published on Oct 2, 2018 Shyam Sundar Mandi a Santal musician from Purulia, sings a Dong and a Dasae song. Dong songs are sung at weddings, while the songs of Dasae are sung during the festival of the … Continue reading

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Giving ‘voice’ to Adivasi communities in India and inspiring projects in other states: Bhasha Research and Publication Centre – Gujarat

Bhasha Research and Publication Centre was founded in 1996 with the purpose of giving ‘voice’ to Adivasi communities in India. The Adivasi Academy is founded by Bhasha at Tejgadh in Chhotaudepur district of Gujarat as an institute to combine the … Continue reading

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