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The Kaani performance troupe (Nagercoil): Youngsters keen on paying homage to their ancestors’ way of life – Tamil Nadu

Photos and information: courtesy S S Davidson © 2015 Tribal Foundation (Nagercoil) The Tribal Foundation (Nagercoil) is a registered organisation promoting the social, economic, cultural development of the forest-based Kaani tribal community. Its cultural team promotes shows by Kaani tribal youths who … Continue reading

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Slideshow | School celebration in Western Ghats by the Tribal Foundation Nagercoil: International Tiger Day 2014 – Tamil Nadu

International Tiger Day was celebrated on July 29  at the Adi Dravida Welfare Middle School, Udaiadi in Kanyakumari district  at the Western Ghats by the Tribal Foundation. The day was celebrated to give worldwide attention to the reservation of tigers … Continue reading

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Tribal Foundation (Nagercoil): Many talents, one team – Tamil Nadu

The team of the Tribal Foundation in Nagercoil includes people from all walks of life: education, ecology, health, agriculture and more. It has initiated and supported many projects for members of the Kaani community inhabiting the remote mountain region of Kanyakumari. The foundation’s … Continue reading

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Harvesting honey in Kanyakumari district: Kani community honeybee project – Tamil Nadu

After constantly monitoring the honey bee nests, the tribal people will extract honey on March 5, 2015 for the first time in the area. […] Some bee colonies are left in spite of the artificial feeding during the lean season. … Continue reading

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Preserving one of the richest languages in the bio-cultural areas in India – Tamil Nadu & Kerala

The indigenous Kaani dialect needs documentation S S Davidson, Tribal Foundation (Nagercoil) The Kaani language spoken by the Kaani indigenous people of Kanyakumari in the Western Ghats is fast vanishing, according to a survey conducted by Tribal Foundation and Enviro Link. A … Continue reading

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