In another installment on the works by Dr. Ram Dayal Munda, we are happy to present a bi-lingual volume (English and Roman Mundari) co-authored by Ratan Singh Manki. Sosobonga, the prayer of the Soso tree, is the ultimate expression of love and respect for our Mother Earth within the Munda and the Asur peoples. Orally... Continue Reading →
HIG 34 Phase 1. HB Colony. Khandagiri. Bhubaneshwar-751030 More options now for our dear readers to purchase our books online. Happy book shopping!
We are happy to share that adivaani now has another platform where our books can be purchased. Happy Reading!
adivasi PICKLE is an interesting platform to bring forth the oral knowledge of Adivasi people in the written form. There are several stories, which have slipped out of the minds of people or have been suppressed inside, and this determines who we are today. History is important hence, it is important to engage with adivasi... Continue Reading →
adivaani has in the last two and a half years travelled far and wide; covering more ground than planned, connecting with more people than anticipated and have had associations and networks open unexpected doors. At the end of the year as we pause to catch some breath we realise we have to consolidate all that... Continue Reading →
Ram Dayal Munda’s Adi-dharam is an important text highlighting and questioning the religious identity of the Adivasis, contributing to the effort of reconstruction of the religious aspect of that heritage, a process that he started during his lifetime. In it’s third edition now, co-published with BIRSA and sarini, Adi-dharam is available for your reading and... Continue Reading →
The first edition of Adivasi PICKLE has formally and successfully come to an end. Becoming Me by Rejina Marandi was released on Saturday, the 25th of October, 2014 at the author's hometown in Assam. The event was a celebration of stories, storytelling and storytellers soaked in Adivasi flavours. The Forest Guest House Campus, Srirampur, Santal... Continue Reading →
Just to share with you that Ruby Hembrom, adivaani’s founding director and storyteller is on her way to attend the Frankfurt Book Fair—the biggest confluence of the publishing world. She’s traveling as a guest of the Visitors Program of the Federal Republic of Germany. This is an exciting time for adivaani—for such a young publishing... Continue Reading →
We published Leanne’s Dancing on our turtle’s back in India because we think a resurgence of indigenous consciousness and thinking processes is very much needed. At a time when many indigenous people are losing awareness of deep spiritual links to the land; when Indigenous cultures face many levels of genocide; and when movements of... Continue Reading →