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Eco-spirituality in the face of climate change: Learning from the Kaani tribe of Kanyakumari District – Tamil Nadu

ECO-SPIRITUALITY AND CLIMATE CHANGE WITH REFERENCE TO THE KAANI TRIBE OF KANYAKUMARI FORESTS S Davidson Sargunam, Tribal Foundation, 23, Cave Street, Nagercoil S Suja, Associate Professor, Women’s Christian College, College Road, Chennai Text and photos courtesy S.S. Davidson © 2015 … Continue reading

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The Kani community’s ethno-botanical knowledge of 300 medicinal herbs: Paper presented a the National Jackfruit Festival 2015 – Kerala

Photos and information: courtesy S S Davidson © 2015 Tribal Foundation (Nagercoil) National Jackfruit Festival 2015 15-18 May 2015 Aranmula, Pathanamthitta – 16 May 2015 Scientific Papers Title: Relevance of indigenous knowledge and practices related to jack fruit, with reference to … Continue reading

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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 | Eco-awareness programmes in an “Ecologically Fragile Area”: Kanyakumari District (Western Ghats) – Tamil Nadu

Photos: courtesy S S Davidson © 2015 Tribal Foundation (Nagercoil) Growing up in the lush estates of Kerala, South India, where my parents worked, I got an early and wide exposure to forest ecology. My parents taught me how to … Continue reading

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Slideshow | World Indigenous Peoples Day celebrated by Kaani tribal people in the West Ghats: Tribal Foundation – Tamil Nadu

Nagercoil, 9 August 2014 International day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples was celebrated by Tribal Foundation at Vellambi tribal settlement on August 9, by highlighting the traditional vanishing food culture of the forest inhabitant kaani tribal people. Addressing the tribal … Continue reading

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