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Asur Adivasi Mobile Radio

Asur Adivasi
Mobile Radio

The objective of 'Asur Adivasi Mobile Radio' is to save the endangered language and wisdome of Asur. Its operation has been started from January 2020. But due to Corona pandemic we had to stop it in March. We took the initiative again from November 2020 and started broadcasting from December. But due to the second phase of the pandemic, we had to postpone it again in March 2021. Hopefully, after the third phase of Covid-19, we will be able to start it again.

Netarhat (Jharkhand), INDIA

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Adivasidom Workshop Malbazar  


Three-day residential workshop with Vandna Tete, Suresh Jagannatham, Sardar Meena, Deepak Kumar and AK Pankaj.

11 to 13 March 2021
Malbazar (West Bengal), INDIA

This is a unique workshop to understand and share Adivasi society, literature, art, politics and worldview. In this residential workshop which is organized in different Adivasi areas of India, 20 to 30 selected young Adivasi scholars and activists from across the country participate. The fifth tribal workshop was held from 11 to 13 March 2021 in Malchar Basti of Malbazar, Jalpaiguri (West Bengal). 28 people from 8 states participated in this three day residential workshop organized in collaboration with various tribal communities of Malchar Basti.
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Sajan Re Jhooth Mat Bolo

Sajan Re
Jhooth Mat Bolo

Phanishwarnath Renu was evaluated from many points of view on the occasion of birth centenary. But no one considered Renu's literary and political journey from a Adivasi point of view. Whereas the region they represent in their stories, novels and reports is home to a large number of Adivasis. So, we organized a special live titled 'Sajan Re Jhooth Mat Bolo' from 14th to 27th June 2021 on the topic 'How regional are the stories of Renu' with special reference to the struggle of the Adivasis of Purnea.

6 Series : 14 June to 27 June 2021

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Timeless Adivasi Tales


This unique program is going to start from January 2022. It will be a monthly program in which we will first read some selected pieces of an old book and a new book and discuss it together. The aim of the program is to create an atmosphere of enthusiasm in Adivasi society towards reading habit of books, libraries, literature and literary criticism.

Adivasi Film Festival 2019


Mainly this is a three-day Adivasi Film Festival where we will screening selected films made by Adivasis. Mainly it is a three-day Indigenous film festival program centered on Adivasi visual stories (cinema) in which we will screening some of the selected Adivasi films. As a cultural act, it will be an annual festival of Adivasi films that defend humanity, advocates for the Adivasi creation, struggle and rights, and denounce the human rights violations.

Adivasi Film Festival 2019


Internet is the most popular and widely accessible medium in terms of transactions, expansions and collections of information. Due to the device like mobile now it has already become more effective, and it has become a habit of every human's habit. But there is a lack of accurate and factual information, data, information and photos related to Indian Adivasis on the internet. Those who are, they present very wrong, misleading, factual and stereotype racial images of the Adivasis. Therefore, it is necessary to update the information related to the Adivasis on the internet and provide as much and correct and factual information as possible. The concept of Adivasi Content Travelers program has been envisaged keeping in mind this important need. The aim of this program is to provide maximum representation of the Adivasi information and the information available on the internet (like wikipedia, youtube and other social media) with the help of the community.

Seek wisdom, not knowledge. Knowledge is of the past, Wisdom is of the future.