Real life is often magical for the Lotha tribe of Nagaland, as this collection of folk tales reveals

A review of Nzanmongi Jasmine Patton’s A Girl Swallowed By A Tree written by Hansda Sowvendra Shekhar... Nzanmongi Jasmine Patton’s book, A Girl Swallowed By A Tree: Lotha Naga Tales Retold, is a collection of thirty folk tales from the Lotha tribe (or indigenous community) of Nagaland. In her introduction to the book, Patton writes:... Continue Reading →

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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.  The London School of Economics, Department of Anthropology and the School of Oriental and African Studies, SOAS, at the... Continue Reading →

Another India: an exhibition and a book

The exhibition Another India: Explorations and Expressions of Indigenous South Asia, opened on the 7 March 2017 and will continue until April 2018 at the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (MAA), Cambridge University. Curated by Dr. Mark Elliot, this exhibition “explores the tangled histories of artefacts from indigenous populations in India and how they came... Continue Reading →

Adivaani and Tribal Intellectual Collective India’s second book is out!

Adivaani and the Tribal Intellectual Collective India is proud to present its second title from the Tribal and Adivasi Studies series—Social Work in India, Edited by bodhi s. r. bodhi. s. r sums up the book for us: ‘This specific volume of the TAS series attempts to unravel key constitutive elements of perspectives from within... Continue Reading →

Ruby Hembrom at the Jaipur Literature Festival 2016

Join Ruby, adivaani's Executive Director, at the following sessions: 1. Jaipur BookMark, Thursday, January 21, 2016 Time: 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm Session No.: 2 (Main Stage) Session Name: An Indian Reader Speakers: Nirmal Kanti Bhattacharjee, Rita Kothari, Jerry Pinto, Shailesh Bharatwasi and Ruby Hembrom in conversation with Manisha Chaudhry 2. Jaipur Literature Festival, Saturday,... Continue Reading →

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