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by Swamy
Fri Feb 05, 2010 2:24 am
Forum: The Mentality of Pre-Literate and Pre-Modern Peoples
Topic: The Sentinelese: The Last Semi-Bicameral Society?
Replies: 12
Views: 25812

Re: The Sentinelese: The Last Semi-Bicameral Society?

Folks, The last member of the Bo tribe (Great Andamanese) died wiping out the language and an entire tribe from the face of the earth. In this news clip, there's mention of her hearing (voices?) 'the eldest of us' during the Asian tsunami of 2004 which she survived. Dr. Abbi had close contacts with ...
by Swamy
Sun Oct 11, 2009 7:50 am
Forum: The Mentality of Pre-Literate and Pre-Modern Peoples
Topic: Incident involving the Jarawa
Replies: 1
Views: 9738

Incident involving the Jarawa

A group of 13 Jarawa broke into a settler's house for stealing a saree to make a swing

http://andamanchronicle.com/content/view/1610/27/

[AAJVS is the govt agency for 'empowerment' of indigenous people]
by Swamy
Thu Jul 02, 2009 3:20 am
Forum: The Mentality of Pre-Literate and Pre-Modern Peoples
Topic: The Sentinelese: The Last Semi-Bicameral Society?
Replies: 12
Views: 25812

Re: The Sentinelese: The Last Semi-Bicameral Society?

Im sorry Reihman, was away and thanks Winston for sorting out the link.

Swamy
by Swamy
Thu Jun 11, 2009 3:50 am
Forum: The Mentality of Pre-Literate and Pre-Modern Peoples
Topic: The Sentinelese: The Last Semi-Bicameral Society?
Replies: 12
Views: 25812

Re: The Sentinelese: The Last Semi-Bicameral Society?

I got this from a forum and thought it may be relevant to what's discussed here. Swamy ‘Vanishing Voices of the Great Andamanese, is an unique project being led by Dr. Anvita Abbi, Professor of Linguistics at the Jawaharlal Nehru University to study the language of this threatened community. It ha...