Adivasidom Workshop  



ADIVASIDOM

Understanding and Sharing



14th  December to 16th December 2019
Araku Valley, Vishakhapatanam (Andhra Pradesh), INDIA

Three-day residential workshop with Vandna Tete, Suresh Jagannadham, Ranjith Oraon, Deepak Bara and AK Pankaj.

The purpose of this program is to learn Adivasi worldview and aestheticism, to understand and to share with the community, especially the youth and the new generation. This program has been conceived as a three-day residential teaching-training workshop. In which the young participants and elders will share their knowledge and experiences with each other in the affinity of the community and nature. The main aspects of this program are: What is Adivasi way and how it looks at itself as well as in all aspects of planet, how it behaves with them, how to interpret mutual relationships and coexistence.

WORKSHOP INFO

Adivasidom Workshop

SCHEDULE

REPORTING :
13th December 2019 between 6 am to 6 pm at Vishakhapatanam

WELCOME ASSEMBLING :
Vishakhapatanam at 8 pm - 13 December 2019

NIGHT STAY :
Vishakhapatanam (Andhra Pradesh)

1st Day : 14th December 2019
Departing from Vishakhapatanam to Araku Valley: At 7am


Subject of the day :
1. ADIVASI HISTORY AND STRUGGLE
(Regarding Oral & Written History)

2. WAY OF ADIVASIDOM
(Regarding Language & Culture)

NIGHT STAY :
Araku Valley

2nd Day : 15th December 2019

Subject of the day :
1. ART OF ADIVASI EXPRESSION
(Regarding form of storytelling)

2. WHAT IS ADIVASIDOM
(Regarding Way of Life & Worldview)

NIGHT STAY :
Araku Valley

3rd Day : 16th December 2019

Subject of the day :
1. ADIVASIDOM and INDIAN POLITICS
(Regarding Constitutional Democracy)

2. FUTURE OF ADIVASIDOM
(Regarding Challenges of New World)

NIGHT STAY :
Araku Valley

17th December 2019

Departing from Araku Valley to Vishakhapatanam at 9 am

FAREWELL ASSEMBLING : 2 pm at Vishakhapatanam (Andhra Pradesh)

Adivasidom Workshop

REGISTRATION

This residential workshop has been envisaged by keeping only 15 persons in mind. Participants will be selected on the basis of their applications. Anyone can apply for joining the workshop. Applications will be accepted online on the 25th of November 2019 till 6 PM. Applications received after this set deadline will not be considered. Application fee is only 100 rupees, which is non-refundable.

Eligibility of applicants:
1. The applicant must be between 18 and 40 years of age.
2. The applicant needs to be an Adivasi Indian citizen. Overseas and Non-Indian Adivasi Residents are not eligible.

Application procedure:
STEP-1 : Registered and fillup the online application form.
STEP-2 : Answer the asked questions by 30th November 2019.
STEP-3 : Announcement of selected participant on 1st December 2019.
STEP-4 : Submit workshop fee by December 4, 2019.

Please Note :
- Participant fee is 4000 rupees. Includes the cost of lodging, fooding and traveling during the workshop.
- Travel expenses to reach Visakhapatnam are to be borne by the selected participants themselves.

Cancellation Policy :
In case of last moment cancellations, 25% advance deposit shall be forfeited at any given time.

For further details on accommodation, facilities, fees and any query please get in touch at: foradivasiyat@gmail.com

Adivasidom Workshop

LEARNING AND SHARING TOOLS

We have envisioned this workshop in such a way that the participants can enjoy learning and sharing in multi-layered ways. As is actually an Adivasi tradition. In the tribal wisdom and knowledge tradition (Adivasidom), nature, local geography and community are the highest importance. All these elements have been put in the center of the workshop and in addition, the excursion of tribal religion, history and other important places of Jharkhand has been given prominence in the course design of the workshop.

1. Nature
2. Geography and Culture
3. Community
4. Oral traditions
5. History
6. Linguistic-cultural elements
7. Community leaders
8. Traveling
9. Modern sources
- Books
- museums
- internet
- Films and videos
- other multimedia mediums
10. Interactions


About Workshop Place
Araku Valley (Andhra Pradesh) Araku Valley is located on the Eastern Ghats in Visakhapatnam district of Andhra Pradesh state and is home to many tribal communities. It is 114 km from Visakhapatnam and close to the Odisha state border. The Anantagiri and Sunkarimetta reserve forests are integral parts of the Araku Valley. This valley is surrounded by mountains like Gaelicond, Rakkonda, Sunkarimetta and Chitamogondi. Borra cave located in Araku Valley is one of the oldest caves in the world, which is a beautiful example of nature's workmanship. The tribals here are coffee growing laborers or small farmers. This valley is connected to Visakhapatnam city by both road and rail. There are two railway stations namely Araku and Araku Valley on the Kottavalasa-Kirundul route of Visakhapatnam division of East Coast Railway.


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