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Land allocation and alienation: The Kaani tribal community inhabiting the forests of Kanyakumari – Tamil Nadu

Excerpts from a report by environmental educator Davidson Sargunam (Nagercoil) titled Land Alienation of the tribe: Rich forest lands, poor tribal people. The Kaani tribal community inhabits the forests of Kanyakumari in 48 Settlements in the Western Ghats in Agasthiar Biosphere … Continue reading

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Slideshow | Kaani children and teachers celebrate International Mother Language Day 2019: A celebration of life in harmony with nature – Tamil Nadu

Report and images courtesy: S Davidson Sargunam, Nagercoil (by email) Global phenomenons such as climate change and urbanization are drawing the indigenous Kaani tribe living in the Western Ghats of Kanyakumari district away from their cultural roots, posing a threat to their … Continue reading

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Unesco International Mother Tongue Day observed by Kaani community – Tamil Nadu

Times of India, Madurai, 23 February 2018 | Read the full report >> Kanyakumari: Calling for the preservation of Kaani dialect by all means, Sahadevan Kaani, a clan leader rued that the dialect is fast vanishing and the present generation … Continue reading

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ePub | 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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Ockhi cyclone relief measures: Restoring basic facilities to Kaani forest dwelling communities near Kanyakumari – Tamil Nadu

The Tribal Foundation (Nagercoil) concentrates on the social and economic development of Kaani communities in the remote forest regions of Kanyakumari District. More than 15% of forest green cover was destroyed by cyclone “Ockhi”, besides damage to over 1,500 electric poles … Continue reading

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