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Brahminical Impunity in Negating Adivasis’ Lived Experience

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  Jitu Jakasika How Savarna platform “The Wire” publishes Savarna Anti Adivasi Writing!  It has come to our notice that an article titled Lockdown has pushed Tribes in Odisha’s Niyamgiri Hills to the brink of Starvation by Abhijit Mohanty was published in The Wire. I would like to point out that the article is inaccurate …

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Open Letter to the Chief Minister of Maharashtra

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  Date: 27th March 2020 The Honorable Chief Minister,Government of Maharashtra Subject: Regarding the safety of nomadic tribal communities during the Covid-19 pandemic. In light of the scenario resulting from the current global pandemic, Honorable Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and Honorable Prime Minister Narendra Modi have taken decisions which have been welcomed and followed by …

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Onam for Adivasis: Celebration of exclusion, betrayal and exploitation?

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  Narayanan M Sankaran (Translated from Malayalam by Joseph Antony) ‘Onam is the National festival of Malayalis’. It is a sentence one learns or is rather made to learn to write and speak from school days onwards. During my childhood, and for many years after that, Onam stood for exciting times for the sole reason …