The arrogance of the ignorant
Forests inhabited by Adivasis are some of the best conserved in the subcontinent ... and ‘indigenous knowledge’ is invaluable.
A warning note
A song that is an ultimatum to the authorities that the community will protect what is rightfully theirs
The forest in Shanti teacher's classroom
Shanthi Kunjan, an Adivasi and degree-holder, is a primary school teacher. She wants education for tribal students to be relevant and accessible
Todas: The Naturalistic People
The values these people espouse are linked to the fact that their sacred homeland is now at the heart of India’s very first biosphere reserve.
A Village in Bengal Where Every Inmate is an Artist
The Patua painters also sing Pater Gaans which may relate to mythology and tribal rituals or to issues like preventing spread of HIV/AIDS.
In the sculptures of these two artists, you can see the burning tragedy of Bastar
Shantibai and Rajkumar’s works are testimonies to the plight of a people caught in a crossfire.
Rikhiyaasan Rath: Capturing History and Identity
"Rikhiyaasan Rath" brings the ancestral past of the Rikhiyaasan (Musahar) community into the forefront. Created by girls of the community.
Aesth-ethics: towards blending ecology, justice, and art
Art could become a significant medium for not only protest, but to explore the potential of visioning a different world, and a space for creation ...
अलीराजपुर में कैशलेस जीवन की झलकियाँ (in Hindi)
आदिवासी गाॅवों में हमने चौदह वर्ष लगभग कैशलेस तरीके से बिताये। सच में बिना कैश के। चूल्हा भी औरतें खुद ही बना लेती थीं। खाना हाथ से ही होता था।