All America Tulu Association (AATA) also know as Akhila Americoda Tuluvere Angana a community organization of people having their origin in Tulunad area of Karnataka and Kerala states of India. AATA was born out of a desire to build a vibrant Tulu community, on first day of Paggu month of Tulu New Year, April 14, 2021. The mission is to bring all the people of Tulu roots together to preserve, support, promote Tulu language and culture by creating an opportunity, an effective platform to exchange ideas between the people of Tulu heritage who lives in North America. AATA desires to outreach the Tulu language heritage and culture to their next generations and grooms a heritage pride identity.
Tulu Lipi History
- Tulu is not merely yet another language, or a civilization, or a culture.
- Tulu Nadu has its own script called Tulu script, Tigalari script. Which is a Southern Brahmic script.
- The world-famous Shree Krishna temple Udupi Ashta mutt, till date uses Tulu script for its official signature.
The oldest available inscriptions in Tulu are from the period between 14th to 15th centuries AD.
In the Halmidi inscriptions, there is a mention of the Tulu country as the kingdom of the Alupas.
Mandara Ramayana with a coastal tang and flavor of Tulu culture is a unique literary work by Mandara Keshava Bhat.
Tulu Online Spoken Classes
First Step from AATA towards Presenting Tulu Language and Culture in American Continent
All America Tulu Association (AATA) Inauguration – 2021
Akhila Americoda Tuluverena Angano for all Tuluvas in NA interested in preserving and promoting activities bringing together all Tulu speaking folks.