Module 1, Post 4 – Adivasi perception of life and development

As pointed out by Marker (2006), the Adivasi (aboriginal) world view of development and purpose of life is dramatically different from the conventional view. Following are a few websites and articles which illustrate this worldview beautifully –

A website of Adivasi perceptions on development –

A blog on Adivasi perceptions of fulfilment –

A lengthy article by Dr. Ganesh Devy  who has worked with the tribal community in India, rethinking on the definition of development and its effects on the Adivasi life Р


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