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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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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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Involving tribal communities in conservation: Sustainable resource use and forest conservation by the Kaani community of Kanyakumari – Tamil Nadu

Update 8 February 2018: see S. David Sargunam, Ch. 3, pp. 37-55 3. Sustainable resource use and forest conservation by the Kaani indigenous community of Kanyakumari forests in the Western Ghats, India published in: Madhav Karki, Rosemary Hill, Dayuan Xue, … Continue reading

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