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Vidyodaya Adivasi School Gudalur

Last Thursday and Friday we visited the Vidyodaya School in Gudalur with Azim Premji University. APU is interested in enrolling students from a diverse set of backgrounds and went to talk to potential students. 543 more words


Frankfurt Book Fair 2014

Just to share with you that Ruby Hembrom, adivaani’s founding director and storyteller is on her way to attend the Frankfurt Book Fair—the biggest confluence of the publishing world. 52 more words


Felix Padel reviews Dancing on our turtle’s back...

This book is a timely affirmation of Indigenous together with environmental issues. Dancing on our turtle’s back refers to the continent of America, and implicitly Mother Earth, as the turtle we dance on. 191 more words


Who am I with the tribe?

I have always wanted to know who I truly am.With individuality so prised in the West, it may seem this is a self evident but hard to define reality. 1,272 more words

Indian Art

Whose Iron Ore is it anyway?

Mohan Guruswamy is Chairman and founder of Centre for Policy Alternatives, New Delhi, India. He has over three decades of experience in government, industry and academia. 1,084 more words


Apsari Chakma: Life in the School Room

When I was very little my mother used to tell me all kinds of bedtime fairytale stories. I used to think that the fairy princesses from these stories were supremely happy and content.

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Banam Raja, exploring our musical roots

adivaani has taken its archiving work to include documentary films now. Banam Raja is our first production exploring Adivasi musical traditions.
At the end of the day, Santals return to music to become whole again. 125 more words