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    I am Still Tamil

    Tamil identity can be distilled into a bipolar spectrum with core Tamils at one end and periphery Tamils at the other. The majority of Tamils do not fall at the extreme ends of this spectrum, but somewhere along the middle. However, what makes the question of Tamil identity divisive is the perceived construction of “us” and “them” in the Tamil community.

    February 12, 2013  |  Author:   |  10 Comments

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    Left Brain, Right Brain

    “According to the theory of left-brain or right-brain dominance, each side of the brain controls different types of thinking. People are said to prefer one type of thinking over the other. A person who is "left-brained" is often said to be more logical, analytical and objective, while a person who is "right-brained" is said to be more intuitive, creative, thoughtful and subjective.”

    January 2, 2013  |  Author:   |  4 Comments

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    The Future of the Tamil Community

    Growing up, I wasn’t always proud to be Tamil. After all, when your ethnic group is repeatedly stigmatized in the mainstream media as a community of gangsters, insurance fraudsters, welfare cheats, terrorist sympathizers and immigration queue-jumpers, it can’t help but take a hit to your cultural ego.

    October 1, 2012  |  Author:   |  5 Comments

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    The Voices of Feminist Tamilachis

    The song “Club le Mabbu le” from the album “Hip Hop Tamizha” has taken the Internet by storm, and along with it controversy regarding the “proper role” of Tamil women.

    September 18, 2012  |  Author:   |  8 Comments