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A commemoration fostering unity among tribal communities: Hero stones now and then – Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Kerala

KUMUD JENAMANI, The Telegraph, Thursday , December 30 , 2010 Kharsawan’s tribal tribute set in stone – Slab to be installed at Shahid Sthal in memory of martyrs of 1948 mutiny KUMUD JENAMANI Jamshedpur, Dec. 29: A New Year tribute to old … Continue reading

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Selected writings by anthropologist Verrier Elwin (1902-64)

“Is it eccentric to live in beautiful scenery in the hills among some of the most charming people in the country, even though they may be ignorant and poor?” – Verrier Elwin (quoted on this book’s cover) The Oxford India … Continue reading

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Harnessing and developing the talent of tribal people: Textiles and crafts marketed by Bangalore’s government emporiums – Karnataka

The Hindu, Bangalore, January 16, 2013 The culture of Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and tribes from across the country come alive through three stores here in Koramangala: Tribes India, Gurjari and Mrignayanee are three government emporiums in the Koramangala BDA Complex … Continue reading

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