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Hanoz H.R. Patel
Introduction   The Rabari community is a nomadic pastoral community indigenous to north-west India, particularly modern-day Gujarat. Traditionally, the Rabari kept camels but in recent times they maintain flocks of sheep and goats as well. Tradition traces their origins to the Himalayas, as the…
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Hanoz H.R. Patel
'Just like small kids create toys from clay and break them after playing with it, our lives are similar— we create our homes daily, and break them daily, to migrate towards grassland,' is how Rabari Jesang Bhai describes their daily life in an interview. This module also includes articles,…
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Joystu Dutta
Maldharis are silvipastoralists who live in the Banni grasslands of Kachchh district in the state of Gujarat. They have been custodians of the Banni grassland ecosystem, protecting and nurturing its rich biodiversity for over 450 years. The Maldhari way of life has co-evolved with the Banni…
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