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Behind the Indian Boom, an exhibition in London and its catalogue

Catalogues attract catalogues—who knew? We had just finished Mark Elliot’s exhibition catalogue—Another India: Explorations and Expressions of Indigenous South Asia, when Alpa Shah, who’d been to the exhibition contacted us  to collaborate on another one.  635 more words


Dumbass Sociopath. His “Christian” Enablers.

Friends of Padre Steve’s World, I have longed believed that the President of the United States is a sociopath. The man has no sense of care, empathy, respect for the law or the Constitution. 8 more words


The Banned Santhal

I hadn’t heard of Hansda Sowvendra Shekhar until the Jharkhand state government’s decision to ban this book. Like most bans on books, this one too is inane for many reasons. 400 more words

Amu Adivasi

Amu Adivasi


Pavri Lyrics by: Unknown Sung by: Somi, Shevanti, Jangli, Sabli, Hira, Ramki, Somni, Kagdya, Gulabia, Bablya, Raisingh, and Shamsingh original lyrics (in Pavri) 117 more words

History Excerpts from the novel Salvaging Adidweep

It all started in the late eighteenth century, when the ruling Delhi emperor granted Dewani Zamindari Rights of Adidweep Islands to the imperial company. Soon after that, the colonizers descended in Adidweep to commence the forcible subjugation of indigenous Adivasi people. 167 more words

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Quote of the Day from the novel Salvaging Adidweep

For Adidweep state and its Adivasi community, Tsunami is not a new phenomenon.

In the evening, one of the Adivasi elders personally visited them to warn them, “In the last couple of days, we have heard and seen nature’s warning signs, like changes in the cries of birds and the behaviour patterns of many animals. 86 more words

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