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Bravo my Santhal, Orao and Munda brothers and sisters!

Santhal Protest; Copyright @ Badall Ahmed

Bravo my Santhal, Orao, and Munda brothers and sisters!

by Ahmed Badall for Alal O Dulal 

For ages now the ‘civilized’ Bengali gentry have been grabbing lands from the Santhals of Dinajpur. 1,008 more words


Adivaani and Tribal Intellectual Collective India's first book is out!

Earlier this year adivaani and the Tribal Intellectual Collective India’s paths crossed. Conversations turned to collaborations and the plans to co-host their First National Congress, in Shillong in September 2015 were consolidated. 182 more words


Disaibon Hul: Printed Children's Book of the year

Our children’s book on the Santal Rebellion of 1855-57 Disaibon Hul wins the Printed Children’s Book of the Year at the Publishing Next Industry Awards 2015. 62 more words


He sits under the shade of the awning, a neighbour’s phone clutched in his hand, idly flicking ants, both real and imaginary, from his dhoti… 986 more words


Adivasi - Tribal People In Orissa, India

Mornings are really chilly up in the Eastern Ghats. Yet, men are descending from the forests barefooted, dressed in sarongs not much more than loincloth, European fashioned shirts covering their upper bodies. 2,514 more words