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Video | “Art is at the heart of every society”: An Indian student’s journey across tribal art in North East India

Created by Camille Rolin Edited with the help of TRISNA FILMS : www.trisnafilms.com http://www.trisnafilms.com/journey-ac… Published on Jun 7, 2014 Journey across tribal art in North East India is a visual anthropology documentary project based on the study on clothing, arts … Continue reading

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Tip | Online resource: “Tribes of India: The Struggle for Survival” by Christoph Fürer-Haimendorf

Read or download the entire work here (pdf) >> von Fürer-Haimendorf, Christoph. Tribes of India: The Struggle for Survival. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1982. This book tells of observations among Indian tribal populations spanning the period from 1940 to … Continue reading

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Apatani tattoos in a global context: A custom that preceded modern fashion by centuries – Arunachal Pradesh

Sanghamitra Baruah, Times Crest, 12 June 2010, June 12, 2010 Centuries before rockstars and celebrities, tattoos were used by tribal men and women across the world, whether it was the Maoris of New Zealand or the Apatanis of Arunachal Pradesh, to … Continue reading

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A community whose members resist being treated as mere ‘objects’ of scientific studies: Apatani community to fight stereotypical depictions of their traditional practices – Arunachal Pradesh

Nitin Sethi, The Hindu, August 30, 2013 The Apatani community of Arunachal Pradesh sees red over a wildlife research article that paints their hunting practices with stereotypical colours The Apatani community members in Arunachal Pradesh have protested against an article … Continue reading

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Experimenting with the unique traditional motifs and jewellery of 400-odd tribal communities: North East Fashion Fest – Assam

NISHIT DHOLABHAI, The Telegraph, Saturday , January 12 , 2013 New Delhi, Jan. 11: The home ministry appears to have taken a page out of Bhutan’s book of governance as it sponsors a North East Fashion Fest in Guwahati next month … Continue reading

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