A few months ago Manchi Pustakam, Secunderabad acquired the Telugu rights to our illustrated books on the Santal creation stories. We are pleased to share that the books are out and can be bought at Kinige. Click on the images to have a look:
HIG 34 Phase 1. HB Colony. Khandagiri. Bhubaneshwar-751030 More options now for our dear readers to purchase our books online. Happy book shopping!
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 →
adivaani has been invited to the most prestigious book fair in the world. We are really excited about this. Ruby will be representing us there and we hope she brings more good news from Germany in October. In the meantime, suggestions and proposals of what to do at the International Frankfurt Book Fair 2014 are... Continue Reading →
It’s that time of the year again—to come together as a community of Indigenous peoples and join the world in celebrating one day in our honor—9th August. adivaani wants to commemorate this occasion by serving the second portion of Adivasi Pickle. Pickle is the perfect accompaniment to spice up any spread and the one key... Continue Reading →
On 30th June, 1855, a large assembly of Santals was held at Bhognadih, a village in the Rajmahal hills. There were tens of thousands of people equipped with bows, arrows, swords, battle axes and drums. It was there that the Santal Rebellion started almost 160 years ago, when Santals rose to overthrow the oppressors and... Continue Reading →
Come June, along with the sweltering heat and keen anticipation of rains, Santals await the anniversary celebrations of the Santal Rebellion of 1855–57. This event is a tribute to the Santal men, women and children who stood up to the oppression and exploitation of Zamindars, Traders, the British crown and its agents. This year adivaani... Continue Reading →