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adivaani books at the International Kolkata Book Fair, 2016

Where: Stall 205, Nagarik Mancha

Venue: Milan Mela, Kolkata. (Near E. M. Bypass, Science City)

Dates: January 26th, 2016 – February 7th, 2016

Time: Everyday from 12 PM – 8 PM


Rohingya refugees: A threat to Bangladesh?

There is no such thing as illegal immigrants, only illegal governments- Asia Dub Foundation

What a fucking insane question? Nation states pitting Rohingya vs Indigenous, The Oppressed vs The Oppressed.

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Ruby Hembrom at the Jaipur Literature Festival 2016

Join Ruby, adivaani’s Executive Director, at the following sessions:

1. Jaipur BookMark, Thursday, January 21, 2016
Time: 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
Session No.: 2 (Main Stage) 99 more words


Nirmal :: Bhimalpen a tribal festival

During our descent from the topmost point at Kuntala Falls, we heard a few distinct drumbeats. At the bottom of the waterfalls, towards the ponds on the left,  we noticed a small group of people – men and women sitting separately. 239 more words

Rural India

An open Letter to the “major” who threatened to annihilate us, the indigenous peoples of Bangladesh

by Muktasree Chakma Sathi

Dear “Major” Rezaur Rahman,

Greetings from a person who belongs to the indigenous peoples of Bangladesh who you like to refer to with the derogatory terms “Upajati and Khappa”! 1,836 more words


#illridewithyou: Bijoy Dibos in Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT)

by Kabita Chakma for AlalODulal.org.

Perhaps the spirit of Bijoy Dibosh can rekindle the hearts of millions of Bangladeshis to do what is honourable. 1,577 more words


First Chakma Film: Mor Thengari

By Debdulal Munna, translated by AlalODulal

The name of the movie is ‘Mor Thengari’. The language is Chakma.  271 more words