We are happy to announce that Rejina Marandi’s proposal tentatively titled: And I came to know…! is the one.
Rejina is a Ph.D student at Pondicherry University, Department of Philiosphy. She is a Santal from Gosaingaon, Kokrajhar District, Assam.
Rejina proposes a novel of an Adivasi girls’ journey of witnessing, understanding, and rediscovering being Adivasi in the wake of the communal riots of 1996 in Assam and up until now.
The work of putting the book together starts now. The book will be released on International Day for the World’s Indigenous Peoples, August 9th, 2014 at Rejina’s hometown.
We thank everyone who participated and sent in entries and everyone who has supported this venture.