A new interview with our Executive Director. Find it in The Telegraph: a. In the website of the newspaper: My life. My telling, In my voice b. Or get the pdf of it as it was published: The Telegraph, June 16, 2019
Disaibon Hul: Printed Children’s Book of the year
Our children's book on the Santal Rebellion of 1855-57 Disaibon Hul wins the Printed Children's Book of the Year at the Publishing Next Industry Awards 2015. To everyone who helped make the book and everyone who has read it, our heartfelt gratitude. Congratulations Saheb Ram Tudu and many thanks to CDC Printers for bringing alive... Continue Reading →
adivaani on Headlines Today
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k-w8oduTy1k This is a story of three friends in Kolkata coming together and saving a culture and its heritage from extinction. Ruby Hembrom quit her job as an IT professional to take to promoting the folktales of Adivasis a place on the bookshelves. Here is the inspiring and heartening tale.
Timotheas Hembrom’s new book is out!
The Santal and the Biblical Creation Traditions: Anthropological & Theological Reflections Language: English Pages: 304 Rs. 200 In this book Timotheas Hembrom offers a brief and lucid introduction to the lifestyle and belief system of the Santals, showing that though they are a people of no scripture, they have as much knowledge about God the... Continue Reading →
See you at the Hul Celebrations!
As we all know, 30th June is celebrated as Hul Diwas at Bhognadih to commemorate the Santal Rebellion of 1855-57. This year adivaani presents a Santal Hul calendar, beginning the 30th June, 2013 to the 30th June, 2014 as a memento to remember the occasion and to uphold the spirit of freedom and dignity. adivaani... Continue Reading →
Times of India (Kolkata) visited adivaani
KOLKATA: When Ruby Hembrom quit her cushy job in the IT sector a couple of years ago, she didn't think twice, thanks to the greater calling to unite with her roots. The result: the soft-spoken yet aggressive Santhali woman is all set to publish her second book that is part of a series on untold... Continue Reading →
New book for children is almost here!
The second Santal Creation Story, Earth rests on a tortoise, will be available soon at a bookstore near you ...adivaani's new book for children from adivaani on Vimeo.
Santal: Announcing the launch of our first book
The art of book making is a lot like baking. The ingredients and batter for cup cakes and cakes remain the same; it’s only the mould that differs. And once the moulds have been put into the oven, it’s a matter of experience and practice that decides the outcome of the bakes. “It smells divine,... Continue Reading →