In the past we've received manuscripts and proposals from Non-Adivasi authors, activists, scholars and researchers who wished to publish with us and we turned them down as a policy as we were creating a niche space for ourselves and they'd anyway have better chances to be published by established, mainstream publishers. Three years on we... Continue Reading →
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:
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 →
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We are happy to share that adivaani now has another platform where our books can be purchased. Happy 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 →
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 →
adivaani has taken its archiving work to include documentary films now. Banam Raja is our first production exploring Adivasi musical traditions. At the end of the day, Santals return to music to become whole again. They bring out their instruments into the courtyard and music, lyrics and song turn into stars in the night sky.... 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 →