Tag Archives: Madia

Discussing scholarly publications with the tribal communities concerned: “Madias are not Gonds”

From the report by Nandini Bedi and Erik de Maaker based on 14 December 2008 discussions including Lalsu, a member of the Madia community: […] The Madias, like the Baigas see the Gonds as their kings or rulers. […] When … Continue reading

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Slideshow | Madia community – Maharashtra

Documentary filmmaker Nandini Bedi and cultural anthropologist Erik de Maaker made a journey to the area in central India where the Madia live. They visited several villages of Gadchiroli district. – Photos by Erik de Maaker © A selection of … Continue reading

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Plan your own musical journey across central and eastern India – Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra, Jharkhand & West Bengal

Start your musical journey by watching a documentary by Nandini Bedi on the Madia community: Madia of central India from Indian Tribal Heritage on Vimeo. Media contents is easy to find, especially with the help of the following tips. Find … Continue reading

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The Tribal Research & Development Institute Bhopal / List of scheduled tribes by the Commissioner of Tribal Development – Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh has the largest Tribal population of all the states. […] Due to the varied socio-cultural and geographical environment and its parameters, the diverse tribal world of Madhya Pradesh not only has been largely cut-off from the mainstream of … Continue reading

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Inculcating pride for their mother tongue in Madia children: Language is more than a medium of communication – Maharashtra

Samiksha Godse-Amte, The Hindu, April 3, 2013 | Read the full article here >> When an ‘apple’ was shown in a kindergarten class and asked what it was, the question was greeted with silence as the children had never seen … Continue reading

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