We come from the Geese

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Author: Ruby Hembrom
Illustrated by Boski Jain

9788192554112 | PB | pp.32 | 2013 | Adivaani

We are one of the original peoples; the Adivasis of this land. Our ancestors said that Santals were born from a pair of geese—Has and Hasil—and used to tell the story of our creation.All the peoples on Earth have stories of their origin, this is ours. We want to preserve it here for you—gidra—and also share it with children all over the world.

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We are one of the original peoples; the Adivasis of this land. Our ancestors said that Santals were born from a pair of geese—Has and Hasil—and used to tell the story of our creation.
All the peoples on Earth have stories of their origin, this is ours. We want to preserve it here for you—gidra—and also share it with children all over the world.

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Author:

Ruby Hembrom
Illustrator: Boski Jain

ISBN:

9788192554112

Binding:

Paperback

Pages:

32

Year of Publication:

2013

Publisher:

Adivaani

Edition:

First

Condition:

New

Country of Origin:

India

About the Author

Ruby Hembrom is the founder director of adivaani, an archiving and publishing outfit of and by Adivasis started in July, 2012. She is the writer of adivaani’s Santal Creation Stories for children, a recast of the Santal Creation myths in English and Disaibon Hul, a story on the Santal Rebellion of 1855-57.

This publishing initiative grew out of a need to claim Adivasi stake in historical and contemporary literary spaces and as peoples. Books she believes are a great way of announcing Adivasi presence, keeping their voices relevant and in circulation. Speaking for themselves, whether they meet industry standards, criterion or not is the approach she endorses, challenges and positions through this platform for Adivasi expression.

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