Tag Archives: Kaani (Kani)

Doctorate on edible mushroom: Applying traditional knowledge of people belonging to Kaani tribe in the Western Ghats – Tamil Nadu

The traditional knowledge of people belonging to Kaani tribe in the Western Ghats of Kanyakumari district has helped a research student secure her doctorate. The Kaani tribe, who inhabit hills and deep jungles, are a veritable storehouse of traditional wisdom. … Continue reading

Posted in Biodiversity, Ecology and environment, Economy and development, Health and nutrition, Photos and slideshows, Press snippets, Revival of traditions, Western Ghats – Tribal heritage and ecology | Tagged | Comments Off on Doctorate on edible mushroom: Applying traditional knowledge of people belonging to Kaani tribe in the Western Ghats – Tamil Nadu

Eco-spirituality in the face of climate change: Learning from the Kaani (Kani) community of Kanyakumari District – Tamil Nadu & Kerala

ECO-SPIRITUALITY AND CLIMATE CHANGE WITH REFERENCE TO THE KAANI TRIBE OF KANYAKUMARI FORESTS Davidson Sargunam (Nagercoil) & S Suja (Associate Professor, Women’s Christian College, College Road, Chennai) ABSTRACT The Kaani tribal people live in 48 Tribal Settlements in the deep … Continue reading

Posted in Biodiversity, Commentary, Cultural heritage, Customs, De- and re-tribalisation, Ecology and environment, Economy and development, Ethnobotany and ethnomedicine, Figures, census and other statistics, Forest Rights Act (FRA), Globalization, Health and nutrition, Homes and utensils, Literature and bibliographies, Misconceptions, Modernity, Names and communities, Nature and wildlife, Organizations, Quotes, Revival of traditions, Rights of Indigenous Peoples, Rural poverty, Sacred grove, Southern region – Southern Zonal Council, Trees, Western Ghats – Tribal heritage and ecology, Worship and rituals | Tagged | Comments Off on Eco-spirituality in the face of climate change: Learning from the Kaani (Kani) community of Kanyakumari District – Tamil Nadu & Kerala

Study on ethno-medical practitioners among the Kaani community: Indigenous knowledge on medicinal plants is gaining recognition worldwide – Tamil Nadu

The hill tribal and rural communities of Kanyakumari district are heavily dependent on wild plants for their primary health care and treatment of diseases. International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical SciencesISSN- 0975-1491 Vol 4, Issue 1, 2012Received: 26 Aug 2011, … Continue reading

Posted in Biodiversity, Customs, Ecology and environment, Ethnobotany and ethnomedicine, Figures, census and other statistics, Globalization, Health and nutrition, Modernity, Names and communities, Quotes, Success story, Tribal culture worldwide, Tribal elders, Western Ghats – Tribal heritage and ecology | Tagged | Comments Off on Study on ethno-medical practitioners among the Kaani community: Indigenous knowledge on medicinal plants is gaining recognition worldwide – Tamil Nadu

Jackfruit and indigenous knowledge: The Kaani (Kani) community of Kanyakumari forests – Tamil Nadu

RELEVANCE OF INDIGENOUS KNOWLEDGE AND PRACTICES RELATED TO JACKFRUIT, WITH REFERENCE TO THE KAANI INDIGENOUS PEOPLE OF KANYAKUMARI FORESTS Photos and text by the late Davidson Sargunam (Environmental Educator, Nagercoil, Kanyakumari District) Abstract: The Kaani tribal community resides in 48 … Continue reading

Posted in Anthropology, Community facilities, Customs, Ecology and environment, Economy and development, Ethnobotany and ethnomedicine, Figures, census and other statistics, Health and nutrition, Names and communities, Nature and wildlife, Organizations, Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups (PVTG), Photos and slideshows, Quotes, Resources, Revival of traditions, Southern region – Southern Zonal Council, Success story, Trees, Western Ghats – Tribal heritage and ecology, Worship and rituals | Tagged | Comments Off on Jackfruit and indigenous knowledge: The Kaani (Kani) community of Kanyakumari forests – Tamil Nadu

Ethnomedicinal plants to cure skin diseases, poison bites, wounds and rheumatism: Traditional knowledge of Kaani (Kani) community in the Tirunelveli hills (Kanyakumari) – Tamil Nadu

Costus speciosus (J. Koenig) Sm. (Costaceae) has long been considered an important medicinal plant in the Indian sub-continent and other countries of the world. The plant has been reported to have a wide array of ethnomedicinal uses [see Table 1: Ethnomedicinal uses]. … Continue reading

Posted in Anthropology, Customs, eBook eJournal ePaper, Ethnobotany and ethnomedicine, Figures, census and other statistics, Health and nutrition, History, Literature and bibliographies, Names and communities, Networking, Quotes, Western Ghats – Tribal heritage and ecology | Tagged | Comments Off on Ethnomedicinal plants to cure skin diseases, poison bites, wounds and rheumatism: Traditional knowledge of Kaani (Kani) community in the Tirunelveli hills (Kanyakumari) – Tamil Nadu