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Jackfruit and indigenous knowledge: The Kaani tribal community of Kanyakumari forests – Tamil Nadu

Source: photos courtesy S S Davidson © 2018 Tribal Foundation (Nagercoil) RELEVANCE OF INDIGENOUS KNOWLEDGE AND PRACTICES RELATED TO JACKFRUIT, WITH REFERENCE TO THE KAANI INDIGENOUS PEOPLE OF KANYAKUMARI FORESTS S S Davidson, Environmental Educator, 23, Cave Street, Nagercoil-629 001, Kanyakumari … Continue reading

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Slideshow | Kaani community celebration: International Day of the World’s Indigenous People (9 August) – Tamil Nadu

Photos and report courtesy S. Davidson © 12 September 2016 MADURAI: The dwindling population of predators such as tigers, leopards, hyenas and wild dogs has made a negative impact on the ecology of the Western Ghats, C Appu Kani a senior leader of … Continue reading

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Slideshow | Workshop on biodiversity and ecosystem services in the Western Ghats: A rich repository of traditional indigenous culture worth documenting – Tamil Nadu

For more information on the “Dialogue workshop on Indigenous Local Knowledge” find related resources, click here >> Photos and report courtesy S. Davidson © 1 September 2016 Vital need to document the culture of indigenous people Nagercoil The tangible and intangible culture of the indigenous … Continue reading

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As obesity and diabetes spread “like wildfire” throughout India, traditional foods can make a difference: Tribal elders enjoy better health thanks to a more balanced diet

The world’s most important contemporary food movement Phrang Roy, coordinator of the Indigenous Partnership for Agro-biodiversity and Food Sovereignty, talks of how Slow Food began as the dream of a few people. “The reality is food is political. Slow Food’s … Continue reading

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Slideshow | A celebration of tribal values and a healthy lifestyle among the Kaani community: International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples 2015 – Tamil Nadu

Photos and report courtesy S.S. Davidson © 2015 The International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples was celebrated by the Kaani tribal people at the Vellambi Tribal Settlement in Keeriparai in Kanyakumari forest, sponsored by the Tribal Foundation with the theme, … Continue reading

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