Todas: The Naturalistic People

The values these people espouse are linked to the fact that their sacred homeland is now at the heart of India’s very first biosphere reserve.

A Village in Bengal Where Every Inmate is an Artist

The Patua painters also sing Pater Gaans which may relate to mythology and tribal rituals or to issues like preventing spread of HIV/AIDS.

In the sculptures of these two artists, you can see the burning tragedy of Bastar

Shantibai and Rajkumar’s works are testimonies to the plight of a people caught in a crossfire.

Rikhiyaasan Rath: Capturing History and Identity

"Rikhiyaasan Rath" brings the ancestral past of the Rikhiyaasan (Musahar) community into the forefront. Created by girls of the community.

Aesth-ethics: towards blending ecology, justice, and art

Art could become a significant medium for not only protest, but to explore the potential of visioning a different world, and a space for creation ...

अलीराजपुर में कैशलेस जीवन की झलकियाँ (in Hindi)

आदिवासी गाॅवों में हमने चौदह वर्ष लगभग कैशलेस तरीके से बिताये। सच में बिना कैश के। चूल्हा भी औरतें खुद ही बना लेती थीं। खाना हाथ से ही होता था।

झारखंड में हथकरघा क्रांति (in Hindi)

आदिवासी चित्रकला को सामने लाया जा रहा है। बेंत और बांस के सामान बनाए जा रहे हैं। लुप्त होते हाथ के हुनर को फिर से सशक्त किया जा रहा है।

Sherdukpen: finding a recipe to fit the future

Enthusiastic bands of young people from this small tribal community in Arunachal Pradesh are trying to ind their future to their traditional roots

Panika fabric for Mumbai

A student who linked handloom fabric produced by Panika tribal weavers to the Mumbai market, interviewed here.

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