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Sep 20, 2019
Adivasis and the Indian State: Tribals' philosophy of collectivism is humanity's best chance to end cycle of exploitationIt is the Adivasi philosophy of collectivism, being one with the nature and all its elements, which will ultimately end the cycle of exploitation
Sep 19, 2019
Adivasis and the Indian State: Karnataka's Koraga tribe battles centuries-old discriminatory practice; official inaction adds to woes'We ask for land, we get kotta pikas (waste land), if we ask for food, they give us a plate' — a member of the Koraga community described their interaction with authorities in this manner.
Sep 18, 2019
Adivasis and the Indian State: Overcoming financial constraints, facing social hostility — what 'education' means for four tribal studentsFour adivasi students narrate their personal journeys during their pursuit of education, and their interactions with non-adivasi communities.
Sep 17, 2019
Adivasis and the Indian State: Beyond access, educational institutes must be sensitive towards cultural differences, prevent positioning of tribals as inferiorsLately, educational institutes have become a prominent site of adverse integration of the Adivasis into the caste-fold, where the Adivasi culture is often ridiculed and condescended as ‘primitive’ and the non-Adivasi culture is projected as the modernist ideal norm
Sep 16, 2019
Adivasis and the Indian State: Lauded for dance and music but pushed to margins, Gujarat's Siddi Muslims lament state apathyWhile the kings of princely states had shown a lot of respect and generosity to Gujarat's Siddi Muslims, the post-independence reality has been of rejection, humiliation and neglect as the tribal community struggles to retain its culture, Muslim identity and land
Sep 13, 2019
Adivasis and the Indian State: Tamil Nadu's Irular community battles govt apathy, police hostility in fight for identityA majority of the Irular living in the plains stay along water bodies and are semi-nomadic.
Sep 12, 2019
Adivasis and the Indian State: Abysmal wages, ineffective labour unions leave tribal tea garden workers high and dryIt has been 71 years since Independence. Yet, little has changed for tea garden workers, and, in a sense, they are yet to taste real freedom.
Sep 11, 2019
Adivasis and the Indian State: Coffee plantations and reserved forests in Karnataka have stripped Jenu Kurubas of land, forest rightsJenu Kurubas were listed as a primitive tribe by the state government. Now, they are listed as a Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Group (PVTG).
Sep 04, 2019
Adivasis and the Indian State: How local self-governance in a Maharashtra gram panchayat is empowering tribal womenThe Panchayats (Extension to Scheduled Areas) Act in Scheduled Areas has been creating a platform for tribal women to assert their agency.
Sep 03, 2019
Adivasis and the Indian State: Forced displacement takes toll on mental health of Kerala tribals; community-led initiatives may hold solutionSome officials believe mental health issues resulting in suicides, alcoholism, drug abuse and a sudden change in food habits might have resulted in the early deaths of many tribal men.