Kings of the Forest: The Cultural Survival of Himalayan Hunter-Gatherers

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In today's world hunter-gatherer societies struggle with seemingly insurmountable problems: deforestation and encroachment, language loss, political domination by surrounding communities. Will they manage to survive? This book is about one such society living in the monsoon rainforests of western Nepal: the Raute. Kings of the Forest explores how this elusive ethnic group, the last hunter-gatherers of the Himalayas, maintains its traditional way of life amidst increasing pressure to assimilate. Author Jana Fortier examines ...

Kings of the Forest: The Cultural Survival of Himalayan Hunter-Gatherers 2009, University of Hawaii Press, Honolulu

ISBN-13: 9780824833565

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