Tharu of India and Nepal


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Tharu of India and Nepal
Tharu society is eco-friendly. It’s culture is rooted in nature. Food, clothing, art, religion, their economy and all other parts of life are nature based. Tharu people worship the Earth, she is the tribal Goddess called Bhumsen (“The eco-friendly tharu tribe: A study in socio-cultural dynamics,” 2009).
Naturally, any culture, any society, that values the earth in the fashion the Tharu do is going to be receptive to conservationist practices that protect the earth. Despite the fact the Tharu have, since roughly 1970, been the victims of a government-sponsored resettlement program that shoved a people called the paharis onto their land, thereby displacing the tharu, the latter have been most generous and have...
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