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A school that successfully incorporates “the forests and the Adivasi way of life”: Vidyodaya at Gudalur – Tamil Nadu

The forest in Shanthi Teacher’s classroom Priti David, Ruralindiaonline.org May 23, 2018 | To read the full story or view a slideshow, click here >> The forest enters the classroom at Vidyodaya School, Gudalur, when ‘Shanthi Teacher’ starts the mathematics … Continue reading

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Articles on Adivasi culture in Folio Special issue

Table of Contents (online edition) >> Download all articles as a single file (PDF, 969 KB) >> Articles and authors Rethinking tribals by GN Devy Call us adivasis, please by Gail Omvedt A society in transition by Suresh Sharma To be … Continue reading

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Special issue dedicated to the study of tribal culture in India (open access) – Asian Ethnology

Kondagaon Dance Competition 2004 from Asian Ethnology on Vimeo. Editors’ Note Frank J. Korom (Boston University) & Benjamin Dorman (Nanzan Institute for Religion and Culture), 28 September 2014, Nagoya, Japan This year we bring you a special double issue dedicated … Continue reading

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Slideshow | Vidyodaya’s summer camp for learning, brainstorming, fun, observations, discussions and reflections – Tamil Nadu

To view the slideshow and learn more about Vidyodaya, a “non-competitive and cooperative” Adivasi-school, click here >> Camps had always played an important role to build relationships among the children. 92 children attended the camps this year – with lot of learning, … Continue reading

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Training women as Health Workers and resource persons : Ashwini’s Community Health Programme for the tribal communities of Gudalur Valley (Nilgiris) – Tamil Nadu

Gudalur Valley is one of the most beautiful places in the Nilgiris District. These Hills and the forests have been home to over 30000 Adivasis of this area for centuries. The forests spread over the three southern States of Tamilnadu, Kerala and Karnataka … Continue reading

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