The year that’s been

2016 has been the most engaging year for us by far; so much so that we weren’t able to reach out to you regularly. Our sincerest apologies for that! January opened with the news that I was selected as Asia Foundation Development Fellow 2016—an opportunity that has been such an enriching experience, where I have... Continue Reading →

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NEW BOOK: Adi-dharam, the religious beliefs of the Adivasis of India

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 →

Decolonizing and Storytelling: an interview with Leanne Betasamosake Simpson

  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 →

Felix Padel reviews Dancing on our turtle’s back

This book is a timely affirmation of Indigenous together with environmental issues. Dancing on our turtle’s back refers to the continent of America, and implicitly Mother Earth, as the turtle we dance on. Because we belong to the land—a special introductory section for the Indian edition makes clear what Indigenous peoples worldwide have in common,... Continue Reading →

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