Tag Archives: Koya

South Asia’s largest biennial gathering of Tribals: Conferring sacredness upon their ancestors during the Sammakka Saralamma Jatara – Telangana

The Day of the GoddessesOpen Magazine, 09 February 2018 | Read the fully story by V Shoba and view more photos by Harsha Vadlamani >> ARRIVING IN DUSTY, sun-scorched Medaram in Telangana at the end of a six- hour ride on a special state … Continue reading

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International Day of the World’s Indigenous People 2019 (9 August) – Unesco

Indigenous peoples and UNESCO Indigenous peoples live in all regions of the world and own, occupy or use some 22% of global land area. Numbering at least 370-500 million, indigenous peoples represent the greater part of the world’s cultural diversity, … Continue reading

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Showcasing the lifestyle of the Koya community: A new tribal museum at Medaram village – Telangana

Gollapudi Srinivasa Rao BHUPALPALLY DISTRICT, The Hindu (Hyderabad) JANUARY 27, 2018 | Read the full report >> With the exclusive tribal museum becoming operational on Tuesday, devotees thronging to the historic Medaram village for the Sammakka–Saralakka jatara can now get … Continue reading

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An inspiration to many young girls from the Koya tribe: Jayanti Buruda, “the first female voice from the tribe to enter the mainstream media” –  Odisha

Lakshmi Karunakaran, thebetterindia.com, February 12, 2018 | Read the full story >> Girls among the Koya tribe have a staggeringly low literacy level. “Girls hardly go to school, the literacy rate among girls is below 15 percent,” she adds. With … Continue reading

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“Community-driven movement can help tribal dialects survive”: Support for multi-lingual education based on children’s mother tongues – Odisha

Satyasundar Barik, The Hindu, BHUBANESWAR, June 03, 2017 Taking ownership of their rapidly fading languages is crucial for saving and reviving them | To read the full article, and to view this and other photos in full size, click here >> … Continue reading

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