Mahua: Flower Power

Lhendup G Bhutia

Mahua, a humble tipple of the adivasis, finds its space under the liquor marketing sun

Struggle for the Soil

The Adivasis of northern Telangana raise a rallying cry for land and livelihood rights

The Day of the Goddesses

Telangana hosts India’s biggest carnival of tribal counterculture. Open chronicles the faith and frenzy on the river Godavari

The Ban That Must Not Be

The Adivasi Will Not Dance tells of a Santhal worldview that is all too often ignored

Santali: Talking Time

Two tribal villages in Bengal revive the Santali language

The Marginal Man

The memoir of a Gond artist brings out the cultural perversions of progress

Nation Building Leaves Out Tribals

An interview with National Advisory Council member Virginus Xaxa, recently appointed head of a committee on the state of India’s tribes

Citizens and Soldiers

The CRPF’s missteps threaten its efforts to woo tribal youth in Chhattisgarh

Jewels of the Jungle

The transition from hunter-gatherer to settled cultivator has been a tough one for the Baigas of Dindori in Madhya Pradesh.


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